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Mississippi State Committee of National Museum of Women in the Arts Visits Carey

Hattiesburg, Miss., October 30, 2013 - The Mississippi State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts held a meeting luncheon and toured William Carey University’s art museum on October 15. The purpose of the National Museum of Women in the Arts organization is to bring recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments. While at WCU, the women enjoyed a luncheon in Thomas Business Building and visited the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art, which includes the most complete collection in existence of the 20th century art work by Mississippians

                                        

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Pictured are members of the Mississippi State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts on the front steps of William Carey University’s Tatum Court administration building. The chapter held a meeting luncheon and toured the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on October 15.