4th Annual "Music Inspired by the Seven Climates"

2 nights inspired by the melodic natural world of Walter Anderson’s landmark murals in the Ocean Springs Community Center.

FRIDAY, September 20


$50 priority, $35 Gen. Admission, $25 Standing

SUNDAY, September 22

4PM  | “CONVERSATIONS  INSPIRED BY...” with Luther Dickinson - FREE



Jai Johanny Johanson (Jaimoe), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and founding member of The Allman Brothers and Jaimoe's Jasssz Band; Vaylor Trucks, founding member of the Yeti Trio and son of Butch Trucks of the Allman Brothers; Jake Eckert, New Orleans Suspects; Dominic John Davis, bass player and collaborator of Jack White; Kirk Joseph, founding member of the Dirty Dozen Brass and leader of Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove; Big Chief Juan Pardo, The Golden Comanches Mardi Gras Indians; Callaghan Miles, 14 year-old bass prodigy; Sharde “Fifemastor” Thomas, blues torchbearer and granddaughter of fife and drum pioneer Otha Turner; Leif Anderson, daughter of Walter Anderson; Johnny Vidacovich, New Orleans drum legend of Astral Project

*Lineup subject to change

Our doors are open to all comers. Explore the reinstalled collection,

Walter Inglis Anderson: Artist, Naturalist, Mystic.

*Community Center closed Saturday for special event


A bike tour of Ocean Springs inspired by Walter Anderson’s very own bicycle, on which he traveled thousands of miles to New York, Texas, and beyond.

$20; $10 members.

SATURDAY, September 21 | 9AM - 3PM

The celebration of creativity spills into the streets for a family-friendly day of art, music, and local entrepreneurship. Featuring food trucks, musicians, local artists and creators showcase and sell along Washington Avenue, and the unveiling of an exhibition of a series of Walter Anderson block prints decorated by artists from across the region. Free museum admission all day; food and drink for purchase.


The Shed

True Wings

Pop Brothers


TB Ledford and the Accumulators 10AM - NOON
Rock 2 U Dance Troupe NOON - 1PM
Lightnin Malcolm 1 - 3PM

In partnership with the Mississippi Songwriters Festival.

The Museum and its programs are supported in part by the City of Ocean Springs and Jackson County. Support is also provided in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


Monday - Saturday: 11AM-5PM 

Sunday: 1-5PM

Holiday closings: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Adults: $10

AAA / Military / Seniors / Students (with ID): $8

Children (5-15): $5

Free for members; free ages 5 and under; free to shop


510 Washington Avenue,
Ocean Springs, MS, 39564

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Artwork reproduction courtesy of the Family of Walter Anderson.