MSA Literary Department Launches First-Ever Podcast Series

MSA Literary Department Launches First-Ever Podcast Series

Podcasting has been around for several years now, but it’s starting to pick up steam with companies and organizations marketing their brands across the digital platform. You’ve probably seen the question ariseRead More...
Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Meets With MSA Students

Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Meets With MSA Students

Mississippi’s 2018 Songwriter of the Year (Boswell Media), Derek Norsworthy, recently met with students at Mississippi School of the Arts’ vocal music program. During the one-day stay, Derek talked about his careerRead More...
U.S. History Students at MSA Score High on State Test

U.S. History Students at MSA Score High on State Test

The mission of MSA may be focused primarily in the arts, but it has been proven that academics and the arts meshed together bolsters the proficiency of educating the whole student. StudentsRead More...
MSA Dancers To Showcase Talent in Dancewave Auditions

MSA Dancers To Showcase Talent in Dancewave Auditions

Mississippi School of the Arts’ Department of Dance is proud to be a part of Dancewave Through College & Beyond. This unique, nationwide event serves hundreds of high school students annually, includingRead More...
Students Prepare for 2021 Portfolio Review and College Showcase

Students Prepare for 2021 Portfolio Review and College Showcase

The 2021 Portfolio Review and College Showcase registration is now open. Colleges and Universities from around the nation have the opportunity to review portfolios, watch performances, and interview potential students for premierRead More...
MSA Food Service To Participate in Seamless Summer Option

MSA Food Service To Participate in Seamless Summer Option

Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) offers healthy meals every day. Children need healthy meals to learn. MSA participates in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program. All meals served must meetRead More...

The 2021 “Show Your Best, Mississippi!” art contest is live! We invite Mississippi students in grades 7-10 to submit their best art to potentially win prizes. Contest due date is December 1, 2021 January 28, 2022 (extended deadline). For more information about the contest, view the Entry Form.


Winners will be announced in February

1 Overall Winner: $250 Gift Card + MSA Summer Camp Scholarship (Value $350) or $350 MSA Scholarship if applicant is 10th grader

1st Place in Each Category: MSA Summer Camp Scholarship (value of $350) or $150 gift card and MSA Swag Bag

2nd Place in Each Category: $75 Gift Card

3rd Place in Each Category: MSA Swag Bag

Community Events / Showcases


 
Winter 2021 Student Art Exhibition 
Nov 3, 2021 - Jan 7, 2022 Enochs Art Gallery

 
2021 Devised Theatre Showcase 
Dec 8, 2021 Enochs Black Box

 
2021 Fall Vocal Music Junior Showcase 
Dec 9, 2021 Lampton Auditorium

 
Media Arts Fall 2021 Film Festival 
Dec 9, 2021 Enochs Black Box

 
MSA Chorale 2021 Fall Concert 
Dec 10, 2021 Lampton Auditorium

Student / Campus Events


 
2021 Poetry Out Loud School Competition
Dec 6, 2021 Elizabeth Cottage

 
December 2021 Literary Coffee House
Dec 13, 2021 Elizabeth Cottage

Guest Artists & Residencies