Traditional Indigo workshop with Gasali Adeyemo
Tying tradition to the future
This event was completed June 4th, 2021. If you would like to know more about upcoming events and workshops, please subscribe to our website, follow us on Instagram @msfolkartnatchez or on Facebook.
This project was supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Ongoing MSFA Events
MSFA is following CDC guidelines regarding masks, limited event attendance, social distancing and other healthy gathering guidelines. Masks are no longer required for those who are fully vaccinated in our facilities. We ask that anyone who has been exposed to Covid-19 please refrain from attending our workshops or events. If you are registered for a workshop and have been exposed, please call 601-493-4242 as soon as possible.
We are resuming our lecture series in September 2021. Conner Burns will be opening the series by presenting a lecture on creativity. Dr. Leslie England will be presenting a lecture on the process of Silver Gelatin Photography. Look for more information on these coming soon! We are excited to be able to bring back these events with local and regional artists and experts!
Join other artists and those interested in learning about the arts in Natchez and the surrounding area each month. This breakfast is designed to keep people in the loop, share news and events upcoming and strengthen the sense of community of our local artists. Held at Natchez Coffee Co. 509 Franklin St, Natchez, MS the last Tuesday of each month at 8am. UPDATE: We will be resuming our monthly artist breakfast in September 2021.
Members Open Studio
The opportunity to gather with artists to work in a community setting is a benefit of being an Artist Member of MSFA. Our MembersOpen Studio is held weekly at 101 Clifton Ave. The group meets Thursdays from 10am to 4pm in the classroom. For more information about this creative group, please email us. This is for members of MSFA, you may join here.
Natchez-Adams County School Outreach
MSFA is actively involved with Susie B West Elementary School and Natchez Early College Academy in the Natchez-Adams School District. Events have been hosted at MSFA for students and volunteers have worked in the school system during extracurricular fundraising events for the school PTA organizations. MSFA looks forward to growing this relationship with Natchez-Adams County when in-person learning resumes and visitors are allowed on campus and students have returned to field trips..