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December 2021

“Holly Days” Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $2. Holly Days will feature an assortment of vendors showcasing their products plus local talent will entertain the attendees. Vendor applications are now being accepted. Space is limited and acceptance to the Show will be based on the images of the crafts/art submitted with an application. Craft and art demonstrations are a plus. Although specific space requests will be considered, spaces will be assigned by the Review Committee. The show has become a much anticipated annual event. Attendees will be able to enjoy live music while they shop the variety of vendors chosen from a wide range of categories. Exhibit space is $60 for Returning Vendors and $65 for New Vendors. Applications must be turned in by September 15, 2021. Vendors will be notified by September 25th with an acceptance letter. For more information or for an application, contact the SCHF office at 601-631-2997. Applications are also available at southernculture.org. Press release.


November 2021

14th Annual “Classics in the Courtyard,
Friday, November 5, 2021


October 2021

The 33rd Annual Over the River Run is around the Corner, Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 8 a.m. CST at the Old Mississippi River Bridge located at I-20 and Washington Street.
A unique and very scenic 5-mile race across the Old Mississippi River Bridge
This event welcomes hundreds to the City of Vicksburg and will serve as a wonderful family event. The unique run follows a scenic course heading west across the Mississippi River to Delta, Louisiana and then returns back to the finish line. The event includes a 5-mile run, 5-mile walk, and a one-mile fun run for kids. Complimentary entertainment, fun and refreshments for all runners, walkers and volunteers will follow the race in the Ameristar Delta Point parking lot. Registration is open now. The entry fees are $30 for the 5-mile race, $15 for the 1-mile fun run, $125 Family pre-race registration (limit of 5) through October 1st. Late fees will apply to entries received after October 1st. Register early to receive an OVER THE RIVER RUN T-SHIRT in a special goodie bag filled with specialty items from local sponsors. Early registration is strongly encouraged to secure a place at the event. Entry forms and complete event details are available by visiting www.southernculture.org/events/otrr.htm. Entry forms and fees can be dropped off at SCHF Business Office or mailed to SCHF, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180 or register online at www.RaceRoster.com. Race packet pick-up will be October 8th at the SCHF Auditorium (corner of Crawford and Cherry Streets) from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and also the morning of the race at the race site.

The run has acquired some very generous financial sponsors. The Platinum Sponsors are Ergon, Ameristar Casino, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi, International Paper; Gold Sponsors are Vollor Vollor & Herring and WaterView Casino & Hotel; Silver Sponsors are Guaranty Bank & Trust, McDonald’s, Mutual Credit Union and Trustmark; and Bronze Sponsors are Curb Appeals Real Estate, Scott Robbins Physical Therapy, Keller Williams Realty/Julie Patton Johnson, New York Life/Stan Kline, The Vicksburg Post and Merit Health River Region. Additional sponsors include Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Visit Vicksburg, City of Vicksburg and Fleet Feet Sports. Sponsorships are still being accepted. Many volunteers are needed in many areas of the planning of the event.
The Over the River Run is an extremely important fundraiser for the SCHF and a very special community event. After expenses, proceeds from the race will go toward the rehabilitation of the Southern Cultural Heritage Center and the many maintenance issues of the five historic buildings of the Center.
Sponsor Application Form. For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org.
Press release. Facebook event page.
Run-Walk Trifold Entry Form. Online Registration.

“More Than a Painting” Art Class with Nancy Mitchell, Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Nancy Mitchell says, “Come paint with me!” Join Nancy in painting “October Morning” by Guy Rose, an American Impressionist painter. Classes suit both artists and beginners. Nancy Mitchell believes anyone can learn to draw and be creative. However, in today’s world not many people have time for weekly art classes. This three hour class is based on a painting she designs to mimic the style of a renowned artist. The step-by-step process enables each student to recreate the painting, adding their personal style. Students also learn basics about composition and color mixing. In addition to artist facts and a touch of art history throughout the lesson, students receive a handout on the artist. The students leave with a finished art piece to hang in their home at the end of their class. Nancy Mitchell has been teaching art for 37 years. As an educator and artist, she practices a variety of media including basic drawing, batik workshops and charcoal.
Registration is $45/SCHF Members and $50/Non-Members (includes all supplies) for each class. For reservations or more information, please contact the SCHF office at 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

14th Annual “Classics in the Courtyard,
Friday, October 15, 22, & 29, and November 5, 2021

Haunted Halloween Ghost Hunt with Mississippi Paranormal Society, Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person. There will be a limited number of tickets available, and you must purchase tickets in advance! All proceeds will go to the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.
Event details include:
~ Meet & Greet
~ Intro to MPS
~ Cash bar
~ Snacks will be provided
This is the paranormal event you do not want to miss! For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.


September 2021

SCHF Closed, September 6, 2021

Tie Dye Workshop with Daisy Anderson Tuminello, Tuesday, September 7th and Thursday, September 9th, 2021 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join Daisy and learn to make three unique designs. Each person will get to make and take home two tie dyed garments. The cost of the two classes is $65 per person. Space is limited and reservations are required. Daisy Anderson Tuminello was educated at The University of Southern Mississippi with BFA in Sculpture. She received a Masters in Education from Mississippi College. Daisy has 16 years experience of loving teaching art education. Her passion is in multimedia art. Her favorite media are clay, painting, fiber arts, jewelry, leather, drawing and metal sculpture. SCHC is excited to have Daisy involved here teaching her passion. For reservations or more information, please contact the SCHF office at 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

Tie Dye Workshop with Daisy Anderson Tuminello, Tuesday, September 21st and Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join Daisy and learn to make three unique designs. Each person will get to make and take home two tie dyed garments. The cost of the two classes is $65 per person. Space is limited and reservations are required. Daisy Anderson Tuminello was educated at The University of Southern Mississippi with BFA in Sculpture. She received a Masters in Education from Mississippi College. Daisy has 16 years experience of loving teaching art education. Her passion is in multimedia art. Her favorite media are clay, painting, fiber arts, jewelry, leather, drawing and metal sculpture. SCHC is excited to have Daisy involved here teaching her passion. For reservations or more information, please contact the SCHF office at 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.


August 2021

“More Than a Painting” Art Class with Nancy Mitchell, Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Finally, we have a painting class! Join Nancy Mitchell in painting Van Gogh's “Olive Orchard.” Nancy says, “It has been too long and I am missing my students!” 
Classes suit both artists and beginners. Nancy Mitchell believes anyone can learn to draw and be creative. However, in today’s world not many people have time for weekly art classes. Each three hour class is based on a painting she designs to mimic the style of a renowned artist. The step-by-step process enables each student to recreate the painting, adding their personal style. Students also learn basics about composition and color mixing. In addition to artist facts and a touch of art history throughout the lesson, students receive a handout on the artist. The students leave with a finished art piece to hang in their home at the end of their class. Nancy Mitchell has been teaching art for 36 years. As an educator and artist, she practices a variety of media including basic drawing, batik workshops and charcoal.
Registration is $45/SCHF Members and $50/Non-Members (includes all supplies) for each class. For reservations or more information, please contact the SCHF office at 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

Southern Book Club, August 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.

Vendor Applications are being accepted for the 13th Annual Holly Days Arts and Crafts Show. The Show will be held Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $2. Holly Days will feature an assortment of vendors showcasing their products plus local talent will entertain the attendees. Vendor applications are now being accepted. Space is limited and acceptance to the Show will be based on the images of the crafts/art submitted with an application. Craft and art demonstrations are a plus. Although specific space requests will be considered, spaces will be assigned by the Review Committee. The show has become a much anticipated annual event. Attendees will be able to enjoy live music while they shop the variety of vendors chosen from a wide range of categories. Exhibit space is $60 for Returning Vendors and $65 for New Vendors. Applications must be turned in by September 15, 2021. Vendors will be notified by September 25th with an acceptance letter. For more information or for an application, contact the SCHF office at 601-631-2997. Applications are also available at southernculture.org. Press release.

River Kids Free After School Art Program. Registration is open now for the free after-school art program. Fall Semester begins August 26, 2021. Open to any child in 1st through 6th grade, the class will meet on Thursdays from 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. for the thirteen-week program. The River Kids Program is designed to encourage children to discover and develop their creative talents. It will expose creativity through drawing, painting, crafts, collage, ceramics, sculpture and many more exciting techniques. Experienced and accredited educators plan and teach each class. The program is free, but requires a full semester commitment from the parents. It will be filled on a first come, first served basis. This free after-school program is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the generous support of the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation individual and corporate members, the City of Vicksburg, and various appropriations. To register, call the SCHF business office at (601) 631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page. Registration Form.


July 2021

SCHF Closed, July 5, 2021

Southern Book Club, July 21, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.


June 2021

“Southern Exposure” Summer Camp, June 7, 2021 through July 30, 2021. “Southern Exposure,” an All-Day Summer Camp, will be held during eight weeks of the summer, starting on June 7, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is open to kids ages 4-13. Early drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m. and pick-up is available through 5:15 p.m.
The registration fee is $100 per child for each week. This fee includes a $25 non-refundable fee. The fee includes all supplies and a daily snack. Kids are asked to bring their own lunch. During this camp, children will be enriched “exercising mind, body, and soul” as they utilize the gymnasium, art classrooms, auditorium, gardens, and media room of the SCHC to investigate southern music, gardening, art, manners, and other camp-like games and activities. Experienced and accredited teachers will plan and oversee all aspects of the camp.
The camp sessions are as follows:
June 7-11 Facebook event page
June 14-18 Facebook event page
June 21-25 Facebook event page
June 28- July 2 Facebook event page
July 6-9 (closed on 5th) $80/week Facebook event page
July 12-16 Facebook event page
July 19-23 Facebook event page
July 26-30 Facebook event page
SCHF will be following all COVID-19 regulations, orders and guidance from CDC. Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information or to register, call the Southern Cultural Heritage Center business office at 601-631-2997 or go to southernculture.org. Press release.
Click here to download application form.

Vicksburg Multicultural Arts Camp for Kids, June 14-18, 2021 from 8 a.m.-noon for ages 6-12. The registration fee is $80 per child, and includes all supplies, materials, and a daily snack. An all-day option is available for $100 per child for the week. During this unique camp, children discover the art, dance, music and cuisine of three different cultures. By studying cultural differences and similarities through the arts, students will learn new artistic techniques while developing an appreciation for the traditions and customs of others. Experienced educators plan and oversee all aspects of the camp. This year we are pleased to welcome Karen Biedenharn, art instructor, and Jeanne Evans, music teacher. The camp will culminate with a public performance and exhibit on the last day in the SCHF Auditorium. All family and friends are invited to attend. Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information or to register, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

Classics in the Courtyard’s “Happy Hour” Concerts
This event will include a concert, food, and drinks each Thursday night for the months of June, July, and August from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is no cover charge! Music is free! No reservation needed! Food and drink will be available for purchase.
The line-up is as follows:
June 3rd- Tom Barnes Duo; Facebook event page.
July 1st – Blackwater Trio “Deluxe”; Facebook event page.
August 5th – Keys vs Strings; Facebook event page.
For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release.

Southern Book Club, June 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.

4th-Annual Star-Spangled Night Run, Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 8 p.m.
Come join us and help us light up the night in this unique event which will include a 5K run and a 5K walk through downtown Vicksburg! It will begin and end at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center. Registration is open now! The entry fees are $30 Individual, $15 Kids Registration (12 & under), through June 11. Late fees will apply after June 11. The first 150 registered participants will be guaranteed a Night Run Shirt. Included in the swag bag will also be race bib and a glow item. Entry Forms and fees can be dropped off at SCHF Business Office or mailed to SCHF, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180, or you can register online at www.RaceRoster.com. Race packet pick-up will be Friday, June 18 at the SCHF Auditorium (corner of Crawford and Cherry Streets) from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and also before the race on Saturday at the race site starting at 6:30 p.m.
SCHF would like to thank WaterView Casino & Hotel, McDonald’s, Casino Vicksburg, Home Bank, International Paper, Curb Appeals Real Estate, Fleet Feet Sports, and Capital City Beverages for generously sponsoring the Night Run. Sponsorships are still being accepted. For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Facebook event page. Entry Form Trifold. Race route. Press release.
Mississippi Track Club race results.
Mississippi Race Timing photos
SCHF Facebook photos: 5K Walk & Run, Pre-and-Post-Race Activities, Awards
SCHF High-quality photo prints


May 2021

River Kids Exhibit Day,  May 6, 2021

A “Spring” Classics in the Courtyard
Fabulous Music, Lunch and Fun at Noon at the SCH Center
Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch on Fridays from noon-1:00 p.m. beginning April 23rd and concluding May 14th. The musical entertainment is provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $12 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5 p.m. on the Thursday before the event.
SCHF will be following all COVID-19 regulations, orders and guidance from CDC and our local government.
The schedule of entertainment and lunch providers are listed below:
Friday, May 7 – Classic Pop and Country
Performed by Ralph Miller & Maria Signa, Lunch provided by SCHF.
Facebook event page.
Friday, May 14 – Americana, Folk, Roots and Rock Performed by Blackwater Trio, Lunch provided by Fit Chef Catering.
Facebook event page.
For more information or to make reservations for lunch, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release.

Southern Book Club, May 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.

Lebanese Cooking with Lana,  Monday, May 24, 2021 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Join us for Lebanese Cooking with Lana, a hands-on cooking experience. The class will prepare Stuffed Squash, fresh squash stuffed with a rice and meat mixture and then cooked in a tomato sauce. The class will also prepare Tabouli (Tabbouleh), a yummy and healthy Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur wheat, tomatoes, green onions and parsley. And finally, Lana will treat the class to Fried Kibbee with their meal! Don’t miss this one!
Registration is $35/SCHF Members and $40/Non-Members and includes all supplies.
Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information, please contact the SCHF office at 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

SCHF Closed, May 31, 2021


April 2021

Oscar Nominated Short Films, Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in the SCHF Auditorium.
SCHF is partnering with The Westside Theatre Foundation to present this year's Oscar Nominated Short Films.
This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place in late April.
The nominated films, which were just announced, are:
LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Est. Running Time: 125 min.), Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Feeling Through – Doug Roland & Susan Ruzenski (USA, 19 min.)
The Letter Room – Elvira Lind & Sofia Sondervan (USA, 33 min.)
The Present – Farah Nabulsi (Palestine, 25 min.)
Two Distant Strangers – Travon Free & Martin Desmond Roe (USA, 25 min.)
White Eye – Tomer Shushan & Shira Hochman (Israel, 21 min.)
ANIMATED SHORTS (Est. Running Time: 94 min.), Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Burrow – Madeline Sharafian & Michael Capbarat (USA, 6 min.)
Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau & Amaury Ovise (France, 16 min.)
If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack & Michael Govier (USA, 12 min.)
Opera – Erick Oh (USA, 9 min.)
Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson & Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland, 8 min.)
PLUS: A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS (from the shortlist):
The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min.)
Kapaemahu (USA, 7 min.)
To Gerard (USA, 8 min.)
Tickets are $10 for each night or $18 for both if purchased together. Space will be limited due to social distancing, so tickets should be purchased in advance. Advanced ticket info at strandvicksburg.com.
Facebook event page.

Lebanese Cooking with Lana,  Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Join us for Lebanese Cooking with Lana, a hands-on cooking experience. This class will make Baked Kibbee, a delicious meat dish made with lean meat, onions, wheat, and pine nuts. The class will also prepare Mujadara (Lentils and Rice), a vegetarian dish made with lentils, rice and darkly browned onions. Additionally, the class will make Lebanese Green Beans, which are green beans cooked with onions, tomatoes and yummy spices.
Registration is $35/SCHF Members and $40/Non-Members and includes all supplies.
Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information, please contact the SCHF office at 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

Southern Book Club, April 21, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.

A “Spring” Classics in the Courtyard
Fabulous Music, Lunch and Fun at Noon at the SCH Center
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation (SCHF) is so excited to add a spring series to their “Classics in the Courtyard.” This event will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch on Fridays from noon-1:00 p.m. beginning April 23rd and concluding May 14th. The musical entertainment is provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $12 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5 p.m. on the Thursday before the event.
SCHF will be following all COVID-19 regulations, orders and guidance from CDC and our local government.
The schedule of entertainment and lunch providers are listed below:
Friday, April 23– Classic Blues, Rock and Originals
Performed by Accoustic Crossroads, Lunch provided by Billy’s Italian Restaurant.
Facebook event page.
Friday, April 30 – Rock, Country, Blues, and Pop Performed by Keys vs Strings, Lunch provided by The Anthony.
Facebook event page.
Friday, May 7 – Classic Pop and Country Performed by Ralph Miller & Maria Signa, Lunch provided by SCHF.
Facebook event page.
Friday, May 14 – Americana, Folk, Roots and Rock Performed by Blackwater Trio, Lunch provided by Fit Chef Catering.
Facebook event page.
This wonderful program is also supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the generous support of Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation individual and corporate members, the City of Vicksburg, and various appropriations.
For more information or to make reservations for lunch, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release.

Southern Book Club, April 21 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.


March 2021

“Southern Exposure” Spring Break Camp, March 15-19, 2021 for kids ages 4-13. The camp will be held during Spring Break from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Early drop-off is available at 7:30 a.m. and pick-up through 5:15 p.m.) The registration fee is $100 per child for the week (this fee includes a $25 non-refundable fee to hold your spot) and that includes all supplies and a daily snack. Kids are asked to bring their lunch. During this camp, children will be “exercising mind, body, and soul” as they utilize the gymnasium, art classrooms, auditorium, gardens, and media room of the SCHC to investigate southern music, gardening, art, manners, and other camp-like activities. The children will perform improvisation throughout the week to their peers. Experienced and accredited educator Karen Biedenharn will plan and oversee all aspects of the camp. Our numbers will be limited due to the COVID-19 regulations. SCHF will be following all COVID-19 regulations, orders and guidance from CDC. Space is limited to 40 kids and reservations are required. For more information or to register, call the Southern Cultural Heritage Center business office at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org. Press release. Facebook event page.

Southern Book Club, March 17, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.


February 2021

The 10th Annual Carnaval de Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cook-Off, Cancelled due to COVID restrictions Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 5-8 p.m. presented by the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation (VFHP) at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center. Cajun Gumbo Cook-off, Live Music, Dancing, Food, Drinks, Children's Activities and more! Admission: Adults - $10 (includes gumbo); Kids - $5 (includes all kids’ activities). For more information, call 601-636-5010 or visit www.facebook.com/vicksburg.mardi.gras. All proceeds benefit the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation.

Southern Book Club, February 17, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.
February 17- Southern Book Club


January 2021

Southern Book Club, January 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. For more information or meeting location, please call 601.631.2997 or email info@southernculture.org.
February 17- Southern Book Club

The River Kids Free After-School Art Program. The spring semester began on January 28, 2021. Open to any child in 1st through 6th grade, the class will meet on Thursdays from 3:45-5 p.m. for the thirteen week program. Our numbers will be limited this semester due to the COVID-19 regulations. SCHF will be following all COVID-19 regulations, orders and guidance from CDC. Space is limited and reservations are required.
The River Kids Program is designed to encourage children to discover and develop their creative talents. It will expose creativity through drawing, painting, crafts, collage, ceramics, sculpture and many more exciting techniques. Experienced and accredited educators plan and teach each class.
The program is free, but will require a full semester commitment from the parents.
It will be filled on a first come, first served basis. To register, call the Southern Cultural Heritage Center business office at (601) 631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org.
This free after-school program is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the generous support of the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation individual and corporate members, the City of Vicksburg, and various appropriations. Press Release. Facebook event page.

SCHF Receives Mississippi Arts Commission Grant. The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation has been awarded a $11,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). This grant is a portion of the $1.4 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-2021 and will be used to continue the mission of the SCHF and bring exceptional events and quality programming to the community through artistic excellence. The grants are made possible by continued funding from the Mississippi State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts. “The Mississippi Arts Commission is proud to support arts organizations as well as arts activities and festivals around the state through grant-making,” said Malcolm White, executive director of MAC. “These funds help broaden the reach of arts by educating our communities about Mississippi’s enduring creative legacy and offering arts experiences and performances to people in nearly every area of the state.” Among the numerous activities scheduled throughout the year, these funds are vital in supporting the River Kids free after school art program, a variety of concerts, workshops, lectures, exhibits and the many other events and programs that are instrumental in growing the awareness of the arts to the Vicksburg community and surrounding areas. Press release. For information from the Mississippi Arts Commission, contact Anna Ehrgott, Communications Director, 601.359.6546 or aehrgott@arts.ms.gov.


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