Friday, February 26, 2010

Spring Break fun for the kids!

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art will hold its third annual Spring Break Festival on Tuesday, March 16 from 1 - 3 p.m. on the museum's front lawn. The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will showcase a variety of reptiles and other animals, and music will be provided for the event by Mark Brown. Art activities include solar prints, masking tape mosaics, playing card paintings, and more. The festival is free and open to the public and intended for the whole family.

The Museum will also hold its annual "Spring Break Art Break" classes March 17 - 19 in the Museum annex. The schedule will be 10 a.m. until noon for K5 through third grade and 2 until 4 p.m. for fourth through sixth graders. Participants will create multi-media crafts inspired by the LRMA collection. Cost is $35 per child for LRMA members and $45 for non-members. As space is limited, reservations will only be held with payment. To reserve a space contact the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art at 601-649-6374 or

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