Mississippi Arts Hour
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Amelia Key
Malcolm White talks to Jackson based artist Amelia Key. They discuss her artistic influences, her artwork and her job working with stained glass at Pearl River Glass Studio in Jackson.
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Bruce Watson
Larry Morrisey talks with Bruce Watson from Oxford-based Fat Possum Records about “Memphis ’69,” their newly released documentary film. The film documents the final Memphis Country Blues Festival, held in the summer of 1969 that featured performances by several Mississippi blues greats, including Son Thomas, Bukka White and Mississippi Fred McDowell.
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Mississippi Invitational 2021
Melody Moody Thortis speaks with Danielle Burns Wilson, guest curator of the 2021 Mississippi Invitational, the Mississippi Museum of Art’s biennial showcase of 42 visual artists from across the state.She also talks to Coulter Fussell, a Water Valley-based quilter and textile artist who is this year’s winner of the Jane Crater Hiatt Artist Fellowship.
The Mississippi Arts Hour | Julian Rankin
Leslie Barker speaks with Julian Rankin, director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. The two discuss Art Museum Month, happening through the month of August, which grants visitors free admission to seven participating art institutions in the state. Julian also talks about Walter Anderson, his work at the Museum and in the Ocean Springs community as well as his passion for multimedia storytelling.