Colorful Conversations with Adam Trest

The Author Shoppe 140 E Front St., Hattiesburg, MS, United States

Meet our FestivalSouth 2024 Featured Artist, Adam Trest who is also the illustrator of The Lantern House by Erin Napier. Enjoy casual conversations and ask art-related questions as he talks about his life as a working artist in Mississippi.


Mahler in the Morning

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 3601 Pearl St., Hattiesburg, MS, United States

Presented with support from the Arts Institute of Mississippi and Partners for the Arts Enjoy complimentary Viennese-style breakfast pastries and coffee, as Dr. Joseph E. Jones, professor of musicology from the Southern Miss School of Music, discusses the life and selected works of Gustav Mahler and his contributions to the history of symphonic music. This […]


Heritage Unearthed: An Artistic Exhibition of Southeastern Native American Culture

Hattiesburg Public Library 329 Hardy St., Hattiesburg, MS, United States

Immerse yourself in this special exhibit of artifacts and cultural objects including baskets, weapons, stickball sticks, pottery, and clothing from the Houma, Mississippi Choctaw, Coushatta, Poarch Creek, and Tunica Biloxi tribes. This special FestivalSpeaks event features Dr. Tammy Greer, Director of the Center for American Indian Research at Southern Miss, who will also prepare traditional […]