Calendar of Events

Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.–noonGenealogy Workshop for Beginners. Learn how to trace your family tree with resources available at MDAH. Read more here

Saturday, February 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Free Third Saturday. Enjoy free admission to the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum every third Saturday of the month. For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email

Thursday, February 20, 9:00 a.m.–noon—NASA Day. Students will explore Mississippi’s role in the history of space travel with museums tours and interactive STEM activities presented by the John C. Stennis Space Center. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email

Thursday, February 27, 6–8 p.m.—Many Stories: Black Churches. This edition of the #ManyStories series will focus on the history of African American churches during Reconstruction in Mississippi featuring Rev. C.J. Rhodes and Tony Bounds. Read more here.