Mississippi Museum of Art
The State's largest art museum, the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson houses more than 4,000 works, including the world's largest collection by Mississippi artists. With 75% of the permanent collection comprising of American artists, visitors will be able to view some of Georgia O'Keeffe's striking flowers and landscapes and Walker Evans' carefully photographed Depression images. The rest of the permanent exhibition consists of European, Asian and Ethnographic art where contemporary masters such as Miro, Picasso, Degas and Cézanne are viewable as well as gorgeous Japanese prints and South American ceramics.
Address: 380 South Lamar Street
Telephone: (601) 960 1515
Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm; closed on Mondays.
Admission: $5 adults; $3 children over 6. Admission is free to students on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Special exhibitions charge additional fees.