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Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

On Friday, December 3, enjoy free live music, holiday decorations, and treats during the 2021 Christmas by Candlelight Tour. In addition to the traditional features of the tour—shuttle buses, model train exhibit—this year's event will coincide with the City of Jackson's Capital City Lights, the kickoff event of the city's year-long bicentennial celebration. 

Date: Monday, November 8, 2021
On Saturday, November 20, at 11 a.m., join us for book signings, food and beverage samplings, artist and maker meet-and-greet opportunities, and shop holiday specials at the Mississippi Museum Store--including a 10% discount on all merchandise. Museum members will receive a 20% discount on store items.
Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

The Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum are partnering with the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mississippi Veterans Affairs, and Mississippi War Veterans Memorial Commission to honor Mississippians who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, on the Entergy Mississippi Plaza at the Two Mississippi Museums. COVID-19 precautions will be in place.

Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer was born October 6, 1917.

Date: Friday, August 13, 2021

PBS Frontline’s traveling augmented-reality exhibit Un(re)solved will open Saturday, August 28, at the Two Mississippi Museums. The opening date will align with the commemoration of the death of Emmett Till, a Chicago teenager who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955.