The Mississippi Artists Guild meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month (Sept - May) at the Mississippi Craft Center, 950 Rice Road, Ridgeland, Mississippi. The Social time begins at 5:30pm followed by a Business Meeting at 6:00pm. A speaker who is either an Artist or a subject matter expert on an Art or Community topic will begin after the business meeting. The meeting is usually adjourned at approximately 7:45pm.
Membership is limited and open to Active Artists who have attained the age of 18, are residents of Mississippi and live within a 100 mile radius of Jackson, Mississippi. No person otherwise qualified for membership in this organization will be denied membership because of race, religion, sex or political affiliations.
Prospective members must attend one meeting as a guest before making application for membership. Entry into the Guild is approved through a judged review of original framed artwork. The Guild's membership is limited to 100 members, excluding honorary members. See How To Join MAG (below) for the step by step process.
On October 10, 1974, the Governor of Mississippi signed the charter of incorporation of The Mississippi Artists Guild, Inc.