Events

History Is Lunch: Jimmy Thomas, “The Mississippi Lebanese”

At noon on Wednesday, May 25, Jimmy Thomas will present “The Mississippi Lebanese” as part of the History Is Lunch series. The program will take place in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building and stream live on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Facebook page—https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial.

History Is Lunch: David Dennis Jr. and David Dennis Sr., “The Movement Made Us: A Father, a Son, and the Legacy of a Freedom Ride”

At noon on Wednesday, May 18, David Dennis Jr. and David Dennis Sr. will present “The Movement Made Us: A Father, a Son, and the Legacy of a Freedom Ride” as part of the History Is Lunch series. The program will take place in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building and stream live on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Facebook page—https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial.

History Is Lunch: Jodi Skipper, “Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the U.S. South”

At noon on Wednesday, May 11, Jodi Skipper will present “Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the U.S. South” as part of the History Is Lunch series. The program will take place in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building and stream live on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Facebook page—https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial.

History Is Lunch: Jere Nash and Katie Blount, “The Mississippi Legislature Changes the State Flag”

At noon on Wednesday, May 4, Jere Nash and Katie Blount will present “The Mississippi Legislature Changes the State Flag” as part of the History Is Lunch series. The program will take place in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum building and stream live on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Facebook page—https://www.facebook.com/MDAHOfficial.

History Happy Hour Remix with Chef Nick morrisey Fri, 04/15/2022 - 08:15

The April edition of History Happy Hour, History Happy Hour Remix with Chef Nick, will begin outside the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Entergy plaza and feature food trucks and music. At 6 p.m.

Break Through Brick Walls therron Tue, 04/12/2022 - 10:10

A brick wall is not the end of the line for family research. Join professional genealogist Kim Richardson on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. for Break through Brick Walls, a Zoom presentation about the most common oversights in genealogy research and how to overcome the supposed dead-end search for a particularly hard to find ancestor. Registration is free and space is limited. Click here to register online. Registration ends at noon on Friday, April 29.

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