Summer Art Project with Lonnie Holley

Updated: May 31, 2019


Photo by Tamir Kalifa

CLICK HERE to register your child for this opportunity.


The Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) announces a four-day Summer art project with renowned contemporary artist Lonnie Holley from Monday, June 24 – Thursday, June 27. The project, titled “Barrier Reclamation: Lonnie Holley and the Modern Wilderness,” will enlist the hands of students from Moss Point to create sculptures reclaiming materials found along the Mississippi Gulf Coast – including those found on the barrier islands – and incorporating narratives of and objects from participants’ own neighborhoods. A public dialogue between Holley and participants on Thursday, June 27 at 6 PM will be facilitated by Charles Reagan Wilson, historian, author, and past director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. The project is executed in partnership with the Jackson County Civic Action Committee.


Moss Point students ages 10-18 who are interested in participating should register by contacting Julian Rankin at 228-872-3164 or at julian@walterandersonmuseum.org.