The Arts Hancock County Mississippi

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We promote, enhance and support the arts in Hancock County.  As a non-profit corporation that is inclusive of all artists: visual artists, performing artists, writers, artisans and art supporters, we support art education in the schools and for the general public and work to foster a deeper appreciation of all the diverse forms of art within the community.

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arts alive! 2020 CANCELLED

Arts Alive 2020, Bay St. Louis, MS originally scheduled for March 21-22, 2020 and postponed to September 19-20, 2020 has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.  Given the rapidly changing COVID-19 crisis in Mississippi, The Board of Directors of the Arts, Hancock County has been forced to cancel the postponed event.   The event can not be held in a way that will insure the safety of all partipants and attendees and in compliance with new Executive Orders announced on July 24, 2020 by Governor Tate Reeves, further limiting the number of attendees at public gatherings. 

want to help grow the arts in hancock county?

Any Grant Writers Out There?

If so, we’d love your help!  We have some exciting projects that we would love to pursue but need additional funding. If you would like assist, please let us know: Subject line: Let’s Get Grants!

Arts Student Internship Program

The Arts is looking for up to six local high school and college students interested in the Arts.  Team up with Arts Board mentors, Ann Madden and Scott Wiecek for an incredible resume building experience! Intent is to match interns according to their skill sets, comfort zones and interests with our needs. 

Possible areas for interns:

  • Assist Board President at BSL Creative Arts Center
  • Web/social media
  • Student liaisons to area high schools and colleges
  • Membership drives and maintenance of lists
  • Interns may be able to choose an Art event they would be interested in being part of for planning and day of.

Interested?  Send an email outlining your interests and why you think you’d be a good fit to:  Subject line: Internship Program

Under the Flower Moon  

Check out some of the photos from this incredible night from 2019.  UTFM 2020 is currently postponed. 


Mailing Address:
PO Box 3498
Bay St Louis, MS 39520

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