JACKSON, Miss. -- The Mississippi Museum of Art is featuring a
major exhibition of Western American art through June 6.
"The American West: Out of Myth Into Reality" displays the works
of American master painters of the 19th century, including Frederic
Remington, Charles M. Russell, Georgia O'Keeffe, Thomas Moran and
The exhibit traces 100 years of Western American art through
more than 120 paintings and sculptures assembled from public and
private collections, including the National Gallery of Art, the
Library of Congress, the U.S. Department of State, the Buffalo Bill
Historical Center and the Gilcrease Museum.
Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays and
Thursdays when the museum remains open until 8 p.m.
Guided tours are given at 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Tickets, which include an audioguide, cost $8 for adults, $6 for
seniors and $5 for students. There is no charge for children under
Groups of 20 or more with an advance tour reservation receive a
The museum's restaurant offers a Western menu created for the
exhibit, as well as catering for special events and groups.
Restaurant hours are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mondays through
All galleries are accessible to the physically disabled, and
wheelchairs can be reserved in advance.
The Mississippi Museum of Art
Phone: (877) MMA-WEST or (601) 960-1515