By BO MILLER
Amory Regional Museum
AMORY – After a successful show, the “American Masters of the Mississippi Gulf Coast” exhibit has closed and has moved to the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson.
During this show, Amory’s museum hosted over 700 visitors, bringing the total number of visitors for the year to over 2,000. The next exhibit the museum will host is called “Picture Show” and will feature black and white photography from different photographers from all across the nation. This exhibit will be on loan from the Mississippi Museum of Art. It will be on display from April 15 until May 26.
During the 31st annual Amory Railroad Festival, the museum will have a variety of activities that will take place. The Amory Regional Museum will have demonstration artists on the grounds that will display painting, printmaking, basket weaving and fiber art. These demonstrations will be done by local artists Aynslee Moon, Kelly Mackey, Beth Gann and Jan Rothenbush. Please contact the museum for the schedule of the demonstrations.
The Tombigbee Pioneers will be at the museum on Saturday, April 19, along with the Tombigbee Dulcimer Group.
In May, the museum will have a display honoring the 100th graduating class from Amory High School. The display will include pictures and memorabilia and will be on display until June 2. If you have AHS items that you would like to display, please contact the museum.
The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 until 5; Saturday from 10 until 5 and Sunday from 1 until 5. The museum is located at 801 3rd Street South. Admission is free. For more information, call 662-256-2761.