“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 […]



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 […]


Made In Mississippi — Destiny Stone Music Tour

Sep 30, 2021 @ 7:00pm – Tickets are available for the Made In Mississippi tour, featuring Destiny Stone, a 2015 MSA alumna. See her live in concert in Lampton Auditorium on September 30th, 2021. Visit www.destinystonemusic.com for more information.



Jan 1, 2022 – Jun 30, 2022 @ – Welcome to the Spring 2022 Arts Festival at the Mississippi School of the Arts! Visit us as we bring you a line-up of in-person, recorded and live stream art events from now through May. Live events may be added to this schedule. COVID-19 safe school protocols are in effect. Masks are required at all events. […]


2022 Black History Month Production

Feb 17, 2022 @ 7:00pm – The Mississippi School of the Arts Black History Month Production 4EVA BLK is a student-led performance which includes historical information and commentary on the black experience as from the perspective of today’s youth. Students will showcase work from historic figures as well as original artistic content by the MSA students. From the importance of identity […]