Celebrating Mississippi's Bicentennial | 200 years | 1817 - 2017

Looking Back and Moving Forward

Celebrating 200 years of Mississippi history and the state's bright future.

The Bicentennial will be celebrated all year long, from the three marquee Mississippi Bicentennial Celebrations to events large and small in communities all around the state. As Mississippians come together around a shared history, keep up with celebrations from the Gulf Coast to the River, and through the Pines, Delta and Hills regions here.

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Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities

May 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

To celebrate Mississippi’s Bicentennial year, the Mississippi Museum of Art curates exhibitions from its collection for twelve host venues across the state. These exhibitions feature artworks by regionally acclaimed artists - past and present - including Walter Anderson, William Dunlap, William Ferris, Ke Francis, Marie Hull, Hystercine Rankin, and Sulton Rogers, among many others. Art …

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A Time Gone By: History at The Oaks

June 6 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm
The Oaks House, 823 N. Jefferson Street
Jackson, MS 39296 United States

Bicentennial Year Programs Film Creation To help celebrate Mississippi’s 200th birthday, Walt Grayson will produce a five-minute film about the people and story of The Oaks.  The film will be screened for free for all Oaks visitors and in outreach programs in 2017 and will be part of guided tours of The Oaks. Public Programs …

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Levitt AMP Hattiesburg Music Series

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - September 8 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

Chain Park, E Short 7th St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

Each Friday from July 7 - September 8 we will feature Mississippi-influenced musicians at our outdoor concert series in Hattiesburg at Chain Park from 7-10pm. I am attaching some graphics if you could use them for the calendar. The complete lineup is available at levittamp.org/hattiesburg or usm.edu/levitt.  The Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage …

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Levitt AMP Hattiesburg Music Series

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - September 15 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

Chain Park, E Short 7th St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

Each Friday from July 7 - September 8 we will feature Mississippi-influenced musicians at our outdoor concert series in Hattiesburg at Chain Park from 7-10pm. I am attaching some graphics if you could use them for the calendar. The complete lineup is available at levittamp.org/hattiesburg or usm.edu/levitt.  The Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage …

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Levitt AMP Hattiesburg Music Series

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - September 22 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

Chain Park, E Short 7th St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

Each Friday from July 7 - September 8 we will feature Mississippi-influenced musicians at our outdoor concert series in Hattiesburg at Chain Park from 7-10pm. I am attaching some graphics if you could use them for the calendar. The complete lineup is available at levittamp.org/hattiesburg or usm.edu/levitt.  The Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage …

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Levitt AMP Hattiesburg Music Series

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - September 29 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

Chain Park, E Short 7th St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

Each Friday from July 7 - September 8 we will feature Mississippi-influenced musicians at our outdoor concert series in Hattiesburg at Chain Park from 7-10pm. I am attaching some graphics if you could use them for the calendar. The complete lineup is available at levittamp.org/hattiesburg or usm.edu/levitt.  The Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage …

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Levitt AMP Hattiesburg Music Series

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - October 6 @ 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 8, 2017

Chain Park, E Short 7th St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

Each Friday from July 7 - September 8 we will feature Mississippi-influenced musicians at our outdoor concert series in Hattiesburg at Chain Park from 7-10pm. I am attaching some graphics if you could use them for the calendar. The complete lineup is available at levittamp.org/hattiesburg or usm.edu/levitt.  The Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage …

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