Pack your bags. From inside The MAX, you can personalize your very own Mississippi arts and entertainment road trip. Come get the big picture at The MAX, then set out for a closer look at the stories that grab you most — from Tupelo’s Elvis, to Indianola’s B.B. King, to Jackson’s Eudora Welty and many, many others.
34th Annual Hubfest
Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi
April 7, 2018
Hubfest is Hattiesburg’s premier arts and music festival and features live music and over 250 arts, crafts, and food vendors.
Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival
Renaissance at Colony Park
April 7-8, 2018
The Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary in 2018 with a weekend full of outdoor fun with art, music, and wine.
Mississippi Book Festival
State Capitol Grounds
Downtown Jackson, Mississippi
August 18, 2018
The Mississippi Book Festival draws thousands of readers, writers, and book lovers to its fourth annual “literary lawn party” in downtown Jackson.
Mississippi Blues Trail
180+ Trail Markers across the State
The Mississippi Blues Trail markers run the gamut from city streets to cotton fields and night clubs to churches. Take a journey across Mississippi and learn about the people and places that gave birth to the blues.
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
222 North Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
The Mississippi Civil Rights museum opened on December 9, 2017 to widespread acclaim. Learn about the Civil Rights Movement and the fight for for racial equality that changed the state and the nation.
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
510 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39564
The Walter Anderson Museum of Art is dedicated to the works of Walter Inglis Anderson, considered by many to be the South’s greatest visual artist.