Pressed fern herbarium specimens

Specimen of the Month

Mississippi State Herbarium Specimen number: MISSA001129Collector: A.B. LangloisPhegopteris hexagonoptera — broad beech fern. Collected in the Mississippi Delta north of New Orleans in 1880, this fern is one of more than 5,000 specimens in Mississippi State’s MISSA herbarium that date to the 19th...

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Events & Exhibits

TEDx talk: Breaking Barriers // March 21, 2020 1:00pm

Colvard Student Union

Time & LocationMar 21, 1:00 PM CDTColvard Student Union Dawghouse, Colvard...

Artist Talk: John Sabraw // January 31, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Giles Hall: Robert and Freda Harrison Auditorium

This talk by artist, John Sabraw, is in conjunction with the "Art of Hope"...

Ragtime and Jazz Festival with the Gatsby Fashion Gala // February 27, 2020 - February 29, 2020 8:00am

Mitchell Memorial Library at Mississippi State University

Visit for registration, tickets, and more...

Science Night at the Museums 2020 // February 12, 2020 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Hilbun Hall, Cobb Institute, Harned Hall on the MSState Campus

UPDATE FEBRUARY 12 9am: Get your umbrellas ready and head out to Science Night...

Museum News

Some Museums and Galleries now open!

September 21, 2020

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Museums Closed due to COVID-19 virus

March 16, 2020

Our museums and galleries will be closed to all visitors until futher notice