Last updated: 6/27/2018
Meridian, Mississippi
Street Address
2155 Front Street
Meridian, MS 39301
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 148
Meridian, MS 39302
phone: 601-581-1550
e-mail: info@msarts.org
web: www.msarts.org
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday11 AM - 5 PM
Mondayclosed
Closed News Years Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
Admissions
Adults (18-64): $14
Seniors (over 64): $12
Military (Active): $12
Members: free
Students (): $12
Youth (6-17): $8
Children 5 and under: Free
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Mark Tullos, President + CEO
Ida B. Tomlin, Director of Operations
Marty Gamblin, Director of Hall of Fame
Paula Chance, Director of Marketing
Erica Rivers, Director of Development
Christy Buckalew, Director of Finance
Jo Beth Bounds, Retail Store Manager
Tiffany Mcgehee, Museum Educator
Stacey Wilson, Curator of Exhibitions
Description

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) is an exciting, first-of-its-kind multimedia tribute to the rich culture of creativity and the legacy of artists from all mediums who have called Mississippi home.

Mission

Showcasing Mississippi’s arts and entertainment legacy, honoring our creative legends, and inspiring tomorrow’s artists.

Educational Programs

Here, learners of all ages can explore the life stories of Mississippi’s legends, see the rough creative process behind polished work, and pursue their own creative interests through hands-on workshops and educational events in every area of the arts: music, dance, drama, writing, visual arts and more.

Facilities

Performance Areas

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Guided Tours

Guided tours are available by reservation.

Store:

The MAX Store is open during museum hours and carries a variety of items unique to the museum’s exhibits

Get the party started.

From weddings and formal galas to professional gatherings, social mixers, and kid-friendly parties, events are more exciting at The MAX. To rent The MAX for your next event, please see our website for details.

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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MUSEUM CONFERENCES
Saturday, March 5 - Tuesday, March 8, 2022 — Richmond, Virginia
Virginia Association of Museums Annual Conference 2022
Richmond, Virginia
Sunday, March 6 - Thursday, March 10, 2022 — St. Louis, Missouri
2022 Public Land Alliance Convention and Trade Show
St. Louis, Missouri
Wednesday, March 16 - Friday, March 18, 2022 — Kingsport, Tennessee
Tennessee Association of Museums 2022 Annual Conference
Kingsport, Tennessee
Tuesday, March 22 - Friday, March 25, 2022 — Waco, Texas
Texas Association of Museums 2022 - Growing Together: Tackling The Challenges Of Today & Tomorrow
Waco, Texas
Thursday, April 7 - Saturday, April 9, 2022 — Point Pleasant, West Virginia
West Virginia Association of Museums 2022 Conference
Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Sunday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 26, 2022 — Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
PA Museums’ 2022 Conference
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Sunday, May 15 - Saturday, May 28, 2022 — Statesboro, Georgia
Center of Excellence Tick Workshop 2022
Statesboro, Georgia
Monday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 — St. Louis, Missouri
InterActivity 2022: Play The Long Game -Association of Children's Museums
St. Louis, Missouri
Thursday, May 19 - Sunday, May 22, 2022 — Slinger, Wisconsin
2022 Fire Museum Seminar
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Sunday, June 19 - Wednesday, June 22, 2022 — Golden, Colorado
2022 Country School Association of America Conference
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Thursday, June 23 - Tuesday, June 28, 2022 — Tacoma, Washington
ALHFAM 2022 CONFERENCE & ANNUAL MEETING
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Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5, 2022 — Owings Mills, Maryland
ASSOCIATION OF NATURE CENTER ADMINISTRATORS 2022 ANNUAL SUMMIT
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Wednesday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17, 2022 — Buffalo, New York
American Association for State and Local History 2022 On-site and Virual Conferences
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