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Benjamin Taylor Wins First Place in Tupelo Film Festival Student Competition

Benjamin Taylor, a junior Media Arts student from Saltillo, MS, has garnered first place in the Mississippi High School Film Competition, a contest by the Tupelo Film Festival, for his short film,Read More...

MSA Hosts 2022 Grief Retreat: “Life Reimagined”

Mississippi School of the Arts held its second-ever Grief Retreat on April 9th, 2022, directed by school counselor and certified psychologist, Harlie Blauw. MSA is a designated “Grief-Sensitive School” by New YorkRead More...

5 Students Receive Congressional Art Awards; 1 Piece Headed to Washington

Mississippi School of the Arts will be represented for 1 year at the United States Capitol. That’s due to Worth Novinski’s piece, “Barber Shop,” winning the overall art contest for MSA’s CongressionalRead More...

MSA Earns Cognia™ Accreditation

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) has earned accreditation by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers. Cognia, formerly AdvancED, nationally recognizesRead More...

Media Arts Instructor Accepted to K-12 Educator Residency at Gettysburg

On Hallowed Ground: Gettysburg in History and Memory John Kelly Shelburne will spend one week this summer at a professional development opportunity for K-12 educators in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The residency, funded throughRead More...

4 MSA Literary Students Awarded National Medals in Scholastic Writing

Four literary art students at the Mississippi School of the Arts received national medals in the Scholastic Art & Writing competition. Hunter Nix, a junior from Laurel, Mississippi, received a Gold MedalRead More...

Support for Ukraine

We welcome student, staff, and community member support for the MSA Beta Club fundraiser. Profits made from this fundraiser will go to “Save The Children,” an organization that has been active in Ukraine since 2014. Purchase your button for pick-up at MSA or shipped to your address for an extra fee.

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Community Events / Showcases

Jan 1, 2022 - Jun 30, 2022 • MSA Campus

Senior Informal Dance Showcase 
May 18, 2022 • Dance Studio (MSA)

Senior Dance Research Presentations 
May 19, 2022 • Dance Studio (MSA)

MSA 2022 Summer Arts Camp 
Jun 5, 2022 - Jun 10, 2022 • MSA Campus

Student / Campus Events

Class of 2024 New Student Day
May 21, 2022 • Student Life Center (MSA)

MSA Class of 2022 Graduation
May 27, 2022 • Lampton Auditorium (MSA)

Guest Artists & Residencies