Calendar of Events

Wednesday, September 23, at noon. History Is Lunch: "Mississippi's Black-Market Liquor Tax."  As part of the department's #HistoryIsLunch series, Tom Henderson will present "Mississippi's Black-Market Liquor Tax." The program will be live-streamed on the MDAH Facebook page.

Thursday, September 24, at noon. Mississippi Distilled: Sounds of Prohibition. Join host and blues historian Scott Barretta for a virtual exploration of the music performed around the state and on the Gold Coast during Prohibition. Musicians Jesse Robinson, Nellie Mack, Willie Silas, and Sherill Holly will share their stories about Prohibtion. The program will live stream from the Museum of Mississippi History Facebook page. This program is sponsored by the Mississippi Humanities Council through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

Wednesday, September 30, at noon. History Is Lunch: "In Faulkner's Shadow." As part of the department's #HistoryIsLunch series, Larry Wells will present "In Faulkner's Shadow." The program will be live-streamed on the MDAH Facebook page. 

Thursday, October 1, at noon. #ManyStories: Mississippians in the SWAC. This edition of the 2020 #ManyStories Series will feature an online panel discussion on the history of Mississippi's HBCU football teams, players, and coachers in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) with special sports guests Rob Jay and Rick Cleveland. The program will live-stream from the Museum of Mississippi History Facebook page.