Welcome to the Millsaps College Art Department website!

Here you will find updates about ongoing art events in the art department, at Millsaps College, and within the community of Jackson, MS, as well as news headlines from the art world. Look out for information on time, place, and availability of the different shows that you will read about. We hope to see you at these various events.


The Studio Art Program at Millsaps College offers beginning through advanced-level courses in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and digital arts. Special topics in book arts, film and glass, amongst others, are also taught on a regular basis. Each spring, senior studio majors showcase a cohesive body of work in the main gallery as part of their comprehensive exams.

The Art History Program at Millsaps College focuses on enriching students’ understanding of the art of Western civilization by setting it within its broader social and cultural context and by considering the variety of alternatives and responses to the Western tradition. In addition to the traditional chronological period courses, special topics such as Women Artists, Topics in World Art, Methodologies, and Museum Studies are also available to students.


Art Scholar’s Day will be on Friday, January 26, 2018

Art Scholar’s Day is for prospective students interested in our talent-based scholarships in art, art history, music, and theatre. Scholarships are awarded based on a portfolio review, audition, and/or interview. To be considered for these scholarships students must apply to the college by the December 15.

For more information regarding ASD, go to the Millsaps Website.