ARTS & CRAFTS
When you live next to the water, it’s easy to feel inspired. Art is everywhere along our coastal communities. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has lots of ways for you to influence your inner artist. If you were trying to find some artistic stimulation, you’ve come to the right place.
40TH ANNUAL ZONTA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
The Zonta Arts & Crafts Festival is the premier event in Pascagoula. It features arts, crafts, food and exhibit booths. Zonta International is a global organization that words toward the advancement of women’s status in the world.
ALICE MOSLEY FOLK ART MUSEUM
The Alice Mosley Folk Art Museum honors the memory of folk artist Alice Mosley. In addition to the works of Alice Mosley, the museum also has collections of vintage bottles, depression glasses and beautiful antiques.
ANNUAL PETER ANDERSON ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
This festival showcases some of the most well-renowned artists in the Southeastern U.S.
CROOKED FEATHER SCULPTURE
This giant Native American head, sculpted in 1999, is a replica of a 1975 sculpture created by Peter.
George Ohr is the self proclaimed “Mad Potter” of Biloxi. He defied conventional trends of pottery in American and is considered a leader in the modernist movement.
GINGHAM TREE ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
A local Mississippi fair contributes to the great American pastime of making, selling and buying your neighbor’s crafts.
HURRICANE KATRINA TREE SCULPTURES
Located along Highway 80, visitors can view beautiful oak trees that have been transformed into works of original art.
LYNN MEADOWS DISCOVERY CENTER
All the best things about being a kid come together at Mississippi’s first Children’s museum. Live, learn, laugh and play in over 15,000 square feet of indoor and 7.5 acres of outdoor adventure.
MARY C. O'KEEFE CULTURAL CENTER
The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center believes that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy performing, culinary and visual art events.
OHR-O'KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART
The museum is home to a variety of historic and compelling exhibitions. With a focus on the ceramics, it celebrates the evolution of the South’s movement in the arts.
Peter Anderson is remembered for his work as a master potter at Shearwater Pottery from the time he opened it in 1928 until just before his death in 1984.
This pottery studio is a must see for anyone who appreciates the arts. A family business that has been around since 928, Shearwater Pottery is still going strong and remains one of the South’s prominent centers for pottery.
Anderson spent countless hours observing and capturing the flora and fauna of the region through his painting and drawing. He is considered a visionary artist and is widely celebrated nation-wide.
WALTER ANDERSON MUSEUM OF ART
Visiting the Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) is a unique experience for the whole family. WAMA opened in 1991 and celebrates the works of Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-1965).