Calendar of Events

Sunday, January 17, noon4 p.m. Free Sundays at the Two Mississippi Museums. Admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is free every Sunday.

Monday, January 18, 9 a.m.4 p.m. MLK Celebration: Free Day.  Admission to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History will be free in observance of Martin Luther King Day sponsored by Fed Ex Corporation. Face masks and social distancing are required. 

Monday, January 18, 67 p.m. MLK Celebration: Night of Culture.  Join us for our virtual MLK Night of Culture event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year's theme, "I AM A MAN", honors the men of the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike. Enjoy live painting presentations and poetry/spoken word performed by local artists and featured poets: Theron Wilkerson, Kidd John, Satchel Page a.k.a. "The Ugly Poet", and C. Liegh McInnis. Live music will be performed by award-winning saxophonist Tiger Rogers. The program will stream live from the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Facebook page.

Tuesday, January 19, 67 p.m. MLK Celebration: The Debate for Democracy.  New Stage Theatre will present a virtual showing of The Debate for Democracy, a conversation between Martin Luther King Jr., organizer Ella Baker, and activist Fannie Lou Hamer, written and directed by New Stage Theatre education director Sharon Miles. The debut performance will stream live from the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Facebook page. 

Sunday, January 24, noon4 p.m. Free Sundays at the Two Mississippi Museums.  Admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is free every Sunday.