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As a tribute to Dr. Gore's faithful stewardship of energy and talent toward serving college students and in establishing a legacy of teaching art from a Christ-centered perspective, the Mississippi College administration established the Samuel Marshall Gore Art Gallery. Located on the campus of Mississippi College.
The museum houses the most complete collection of art produced by Mississippians in the 20th century. Features more than 450 works by Mississippi artists. Works record subject matter that concerns regional artists.
Birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, rocks and minerals, plants and more.
Enter the world of Coastal Mississippi. Explore a 70 foot Shrimp Boat: wheelhouse, galley, shimping ted, net display, bunkroom, wetlands diorama, three 180 gallon aquariums.
c. 1874. Italianate-Victorian home features plaster moldings, extensive collections of quilts, clocks and antiques.
On display is the Shay Locomotive, a restored woodburning, gear-driven train locomotive which was used for logging operations throughout the South. The Shay was used in Picayune from 1925 until the 1950's and was given by L. O. Crosby, Jr. to the City of Picayune. The odd, inverted coffee pot smokestack was covered with a screen and designed to catch any sparks and thereby prevent forest fires.
Also on display is the bright orange M.O.W. (Maintenance Of Way) railway equipment car. A track repair gang would pull the small orange flat car loaded with tools and materials out to a section of railroad that needed attention. M.O.W. equipment was painted in bright orange or yellow for easy visibilty out on the railroad.
The unique beauty and quality of thrown, glazed ware in the style of 1928 founder, Peter Anderson, is continued today by his descendants. Sales gallery.
This museum is the site of Jackson's first school for African-American children, and it showcases the history and achievements of African-American Mississippians.
A great location for your next party or reception.
Gallery features art from around the world; known for its collection of photography by Southern photographers. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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