“A Forty Year Retrospective of the Art of J. Kim Sessums”

Feb 7, 2017 – Mar 24, 2017 @ – You’re invited to a special art reception and exhibit by Dr. Kim Sessums. This exhibition is the first to publicly collect and share Sessums’ creative output over the past 4 decades and includes works created in pencil, pastel, oil, egg tempera, acrylic, oil pastel, bronze, and found objects. Constant artistic observation allowed this artist to […]


Dartmouth College Glee Club Performance

Nov 28, 2017 @ 7:00pm – The Dartmouth College Glee Club will be performing a FREE concert open to the public on Tuesday, November 28th at 7 p.m. in Lampton Auditorium on the campus of the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA). The Dartmouth Glee Club is an exciting and accomplished ensemble with a 138-year history of musical excellence featuring a […]


Stephen Scott Young Permanent Art Installation

Nov 8, 2018 @ 5:30pm – The Lincoln County Public Library invites you to a reception for a permanent art installation, featuring acquisitioned work by nationally renowned artist Stephen Scott Young. Dr. Kim Sessums, an artist from Brookhaven, will host a gallery talk.


45th Annual Ole Brook Festival

Oct 5, 2019 @ – Join us downtown historic Brookhaven, Mississippi for the 45th Annual Ole Brook Festival, an arts and crafts event. Mississippi School of the Arts will be represented with booths featuring different art activities and volunteering in many capacities. Come spend a day walking through the many vendors, play games, and get a bite to eat at […]


2019 ArtOberfest: “Cooper’s House of Horrors” MSA Haunted House

Oct 30, 2019 – Nov 1, 2019 @ 7:00pm – The Mississippi School of the Arts’ students present their annual ArtOberfest Haunted House in Cooper Hall on the MSA campus, Wednesday, October 30th and on Halloween, Thursday, October 31st, 2019, from 7:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m. and on Friday, November 1st from 7:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “Cooper’s House of Horrors” […]


Black History Month Production 2021

Feb 25, 2021 @ 2:15pm – 7:00pm – Mississippi School of the Arts student body presents a Black History Month Production. The school-wide event will take place at 2:15pm, followed by a community showcase at 7:00pm. The community showcase will be live streamed on social media — Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. LIVE EVENT VIDEO STREAM Streaming will begin at 7:00pm.



Apr 1, 2021 – Jul 15, 2021 @ – Welcome to the Spring 2021 Arts Festival at the Mississippi School of the Arts! Tune in, virtually, as we bring you a line-up of recorded and live stream art events from now through May. In-person tickets are available for MSA students, staff, and the parents of the performing artists. Live events may be added to […]


‘The Mississippi Garden of Rhythm & Blues’ art exhibition

Jun 18, 2021 – Aug 13, 2021 @ – A new art exhibit has opened up in Brookhaven, MS, and it’s all about the Blues. ‘The Mississippi Garden of Rhythm & Blues’ is an interactive art exhibition presented by The Little Yellow Building and hosted by The Mississippi School of the Arts. Separated into three parts, the show explores some of the places and […]