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.
Events for November 30, 2017
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 …Find out more »
The Frank and Virginia Williams Lecture on Abraham Lincoln and Civil War Studies GUEST SPEAKER Harold Holzer Jonathan F. Fanton Director Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College November 30, 2017 10:00 a.m. Turner A. Wingo Auditorium Old Main Academic Center 260 Barr Avenue Mississippi State University Free parking available in the Old Main Academic …Find out more »
Opening Ceremony of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana The grand opening of the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library at Mississippi State University will feature Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, Archivist of the United States David Ferriero, Governor Phil Bryant, Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Philip Gunn, and …Find out more »