Current Initiatives
National Partners
Local Partners

PROGRAM: Museum on Main Street


Ongoing – [statewide] Through this Smithsonian Institution program, Mississippi communities receive the opportunity to host traveling exhibits and create accompanying programs, cultural activities, and exhibits that center on their local heritage. (Exhibit)

PROGRAM: Mississippi Oral History Project


Ongoing – [statewide] A project that seeks to document the collective memory of Mississippi’s culture, heritage, and institutions. (Other)

PROGRAM: Luciérnagas


Ongoing – [statewide] A bilingual family reading program promoting thoughtful literacy. (Reading & Discussion)

PROGRAM: Ideas On Tap


Jackson, MS – [discussion] Ideas on Tap is a series of regular humanities-based community discussions about important contemporary issues. Each program includes a panel discussion featuring scholars and experts that engage with audience members to share their thoughts on the issues. This summer, Ideas on Tap will travel all over Jackson as part of its newest series, “Ideas on Tour.” The summer series will take place through August and visit different venues in Jackson each month. (Public)

OVERVIEW: Mississippi Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities


Jan. – Dec. 2016 – [Jackson, Oxford, Hattiesburg, Natchez, Clarksdale] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council produced three series of Pulitzer related programs, focusing on journalism, drama, and literature. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative)

PROGRAM: MS The Bill of Rights and You


2016 – [Archived] To commemorate the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the bill of rights, 67 venues hosted this pop-up exhibit developed by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)