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MUSEUM’S 6TH ANNUAL GALA SET FOR SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

The Museum will host its Annual Gala on September 5, 2019. Honorees in the categories of Contributions to the Arts, Contributions in Leadership and Contributions in Philanthropy will be announced soon.

Museum to Celebrate 50 Years

Museum to Celebrate 50 Years The Museum’s Anniversary with a celebration at the Museum on November 14, 2019. Special exhibitions and programs will be offered throughout the year.

Renovation Underway

The Museum is in the process of undergoing Phase III of improvements to the facility. From a grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission’s Building Funds for the Arts, The City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Staplcotn and private donations, upgrades are underway. This phase includes a transformation of the former Archaeology Gallery that will include new exhibits funded by the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area; creation of a Children’s Discovery Room with hands-on activities funded by Junior Auxiliary of Greenwood; and, a special storage room in which to house the Museum’s valuable collection of archaeological and paleontological collections. Designed by Beard + Riser, the construction is being done by David Smith Construction of Inverness, Mississippi with a finish date of March 1. New exhibits will be installed in the spring.


1608 Highway 82 West
Greenwood, MS 38930

Tel: 662.453.0925

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