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MSA Announces New Literary Arts Instructor, Nadia Alexis, for 2022-2023

Mississippi School of the Arts is excited to announce the appointment of Nadia Alexis as the new Literary Arts Instructor for 2022-2023. Nadia comes to us from Oxford, Mississippi, where she hasRead More...

MSA Student from Oxford Receives Highest Award on National Exam

MSA junior dance student, Carolina Cassisa, has received the Platinum Award, the highest possible award for her score on the national French Exam, Le Grand Concours. Cassisa began studying French while atRead More...

MSA Earns Arts Schools Network Exemplary School Designation 2022-2027

The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Mississippi School of the Arts an Exemplary School in recognition of its commitment to excellence. The five-year designation is awarded for 2022-2027. ArtsRead More...

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...
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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

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)

MOVE-IN DAY: 2022-2023 School Year
Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 2, 2022 • Student Life Center (MSA)

Guest Artists & Residencies