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Paleo Perspectives: Becoming a Paleontologist with Dr. Phoebe Cohen

October 14, 2020

Happy National Fossil Day and Earth Science Week!October 12th-30th the Dunn-Seiler Museum in the Mississippi State University Department of...

Paleo Perspectives: Becoming a Paleontologist with Dr. Bob Bakker and Matthew Mossbracker Part I

October 13, 2020

Happy National Fossil Day and Earth Science Week!October 12th-30th the Dunn-Seiler Museum in the Mississippi State University Department of...

Paleo Perspectives: Becoming a Paleontologist with Dr. Annalisa Berta

October 12, 2020

Happy National Fossil Day and Earth Science Week! For the next three weeks the Dunn-Seiler Museum in the Mississippi State University Department of...

Dunn-Seiler Museum participates in "Red Flags" installation by artist Andy Goldsworthy

October 7, 2020

Dunn-Seiler Museum Curator, Amy Moe-Hoffman, received a surprising but welcome email toward the end of 2019. The message was from the New York...

Some Museums and Galleries now open!

September 21, 2020

If you are visiting the Mississippi State University campus this fall, please note that some of our galleries are open to visitors. Please call ahead...

College of Architecture, Art and Design Gallery Exhibitions Go Online

May 28, 2020

  The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) is excited to host all of the end of year student exhibitions online. While the on-campus...

Museums Closed due to COVID-19 virus

March 16, 2020

Our museums and galleries will be closed to all visitors until futher notice due to the COVID-19 crisis.  Please stay home, stay healthy and check...

A Look Back at Unpacked: Refugee Baggage Exhibition and Programming

September 30, 2019 - November 1, 2019

  Opening on September 30 to a large crowd, Unpacked: Refugee Baggage exhibition and programs hosted over 700 visitors from the MSU campus community...

Museums and Galleries Team Up with Honor College for "Classics Week 2019"

September 6, 2019 - October 9, 2019

The Department of Art Galleries and the Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archaeology have joined forces to curate an exhibit showcasing their Greek and...

Stennis Flag Art Exhibition at MSU

August 1, 2019 - September 6, 2019

Stennis Flag Art Exhibition: history + hope + hospitalityStory by Lori Neuenfeldt   You may be hearing or seeing more of the Stennis Flag including...

MSU fine art seniors present ‘Dénouement’ thesis exhibition

April 27, 2019 - May 3, 2019

Story by Sasha Steinberg STARKVILLE, Miss.—Through May 3, three campus art galleries are showcasing more than 100 works by Mississippi State students...

"John Rodgers: The People's Sculpture"

April 25, 2019

April 25th, 2019:  A new exhibit at the Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana at the Mitchell Memorial Library will showcase art by...

List of Events and Times for Science Night at the Museum now available!

February 13, 2019

The events for Science Night at the Museums have been finalized!  Check it out!  (If you cannot see the words, click Ctrl/+ to enlarge the image) We...

MSU art department kicks off new year with ‘Confluence’ exhibition

January 14, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Contact: Sasha Steinberg STARKVILLE, Miss.—A retired educator with more than five decades of photographic experience is sharing his recent work with...

Save the Date for Science Night at the Museum!

February 13, 2019

The Museums and Galleries Committee is pleased to announce the date for our upcoming Science Night at the Museum event, which will be held on...

MSU Alumnus Carl Carbonell Returns for Campus Talk, Exhibition

October 4, 2018

Story by Sasha Steinberg STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State’s Department of Art is welcoming back a 2010 graphic design alumnus for a public talk...

Exhibit on Display at Old Main Academic Center! Women through the years at MSU: 1900-2018

September 11, 2018

Mississippi State University Libraries is proud to announce the newest exhibit at the Old Main Academic Center, “Women through the years at MSU: 1900...

Fashion Blooms in the 1920s - Historic Costume and Textiles Collection Exhibits at the Ragtime Festival

March 22, 2018 - March 26, 2018

The MSU Historic Costume and Textiles Collection was invited to organize a special exhibition as part of the Annual Charles Templeton Ragtime...

Science Night at the Museum was a hit!

February 15, 2018

We were thrilled to have so many people join us for the 2018 Science Night at the Museum, which took place Thursday, February 15th at Cobb Institute...

U.S. National Fossil Day Celebration

October 16, 2017

The Dunn-Seiler Museum at Mississippi State University celebrated U.S. National Fossil Day with a Fossil Extravaganza event! Museum tours, children's...

Mock Excavation at the Cobb Archaeology Museum

October 16, 2017

It was another successful mock excavation at the Cobb Archaeology Museum!  Click here to see the article in the Starkville Daily News, and learn more...

“Symbols of Our State” exhibit opening a success

October 16, 2017

The opening reception for "Symbols of Our State: A Walk Through Mississippi Culture and Industry" was a great success, with over fifty faculty,...

Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration

September 28, 2017

The Mississippi Bicentennial celebration kicked off with two distinguished lectures, both of which took place at the John Grisham Room in the...

“Symbols of our State: A Walk through Mississippi Culture and Industry” opening soon

September 18, 2017

The Museum and Galleries Committee's collaborative exhibit “Symbols of Our State: A Walk Through Mississippi Culture and Industry” will be on display...

2017 Giverny Book Award Winner Announced!

August 11, 2017

This year’s Giverny Book Award Winner is The Tree Lady: The True Story of how One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins and...