HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from William Carey University
The William Carey University Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art will host a new exhibit, “Mississippi Landscape: An Artistic Legacy,” from January 25 through February 29.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on January 26 at the museum, which is located on the Hattiesburg campus adjacent to Smith/Rouse Library.
“Mississippi Landscape” features paintings selected from the Sarah Ellen Gillespie Collection, which includes more than 600 pieces of art and is considered to be the most comprehensive compilation of art executed by Mississippians in the 20th century. Selected artists featured in the exhibit include Marie Hull, Jason Bouldin, Ann Seale and Kate Freeman Clark.
The museum will be closed for the university’s winter break from February 15-19. Regular operating hours are 1 until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Special appointments may be made by calling (601) 318-6561.