December 2017: WPA: Works Progress Administration Prints
During the Great Depression the Works Progress Administration employed artists as part of Roosevelt's New Deal. This exhibit examines several of the WPA prints in the Gallery's permanent collection.
In Their Footsteps: Desegregation at The W
In 1966 Mississippi State College for Women (now Mississippi University for Women) admitted its first black students: three undergraduates and three graduate students. In Their Footsteps examines this milestone in segregationist Mississippi through the voices of the initial black students.