Art & Lit in the City With Soul

Located in the heart of the birthplace of American music, our city is also home to some of the world’s best and brightest artists, authors and creatives.

Ricardo Moody paints a mural for the Fertile Ground Project
Credit: Fertile Ground Project

An Artful Itinerary in the City With Soul

Explore the City With Soul's vibrant public art installations, delve into the captivating collections of its museums, and be entranced by the mesmerizing performances in its theaters.

Painting the Town: Public Art in Jackson

Welcome to the vibrant city of Jackson, where art comes alive on every corner!

Credit: Tate Nations

Connecting MS Culture Through Art, Community

Mississippi Museum of Art

Mississippi’s largest art museum has over 4,000 works, including the world’s largest collection by and relating to Mississippians and their diverse heritage. Many works can be seen in the permanent collection, New…



The Royal Signet typewriter once used by writer Eudora Welty, on display at the Eudora Welty House and Gardens in Belhaven.

Lit In JXN: A Booklover’s Itinerary

The capital city is a book lover's dream with a literary legacy that celebrates a good book or a sip of a writer-inspired cocktail.

A bust of Eudora Welty at Lemuria Books

Falling in Love With Welty’s Jackson

Jackson is the perfect stop for a literary pilgrimage, one that would not be complete without paying homage to Eudora Welty, one of the city’s most celebrated daughters – and most decorated…

Lemuria Books at Banner Hall

Historic Bookseller in Banner Hall

Lemuria Books

Being independent anything is tough. Ask a singer, artist, writer or retailer: without large-scale backing, there are places you want to go — but must fight for… claw for, every step in…