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.

Join Us

23 October, Wednesday at 5:30pm at BSL Creative Arts Center (Arts Office)  
Tips & Tricks of Award-Winning Exhibitionists

Meet at the Arts Office at 101 Central Ave for a panel discussing preparation for juried shows – what to do and not do.  Our Juror, Paulette Dove, will present juror expectations and key points to consider when submitting your work. Also, Michelle Allee will cover framing & hanging your art.  Please bring your questions for the panel!

Lilyana Gandour will be discussing the Alice Mosley classroom project as well as opportunities for artists to get involved with the Alice Mosley Museum.

This will be a potluck, please bring some food or tasty beverages to share.  

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

Did you miss Under the Flower Moon? 

Check out some of the photos from this incredible night and mark your calendar for 2 May - UTFM 2020!


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

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