TEA & SILVER EXHIBIT: LAUREN ROGERS MUSEUM OF ART, LAUREL MS, SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 1:00-3:00PM; COST: $20 for tea plus museum admission
JASNA-Mississippi travels to the beautiful Lauren Rogers Museum of Art for its new silver exhibit entitled "Elegance and Industry in the Era of the Georges: Decorative Arts in 18th-Century England and America" and curated by JASNA-Georgia Regional Coordinator Kristen Miller Zohn. Zohn currently serves as Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Lauren Rogers Museum and will take us through the exhibit. Following the exhibit, we will enjoy a tea, and Kristen will speak about the ceremony of tea making during that period.
JASNA-MISSISSIPPI ANNUAL MEETING FEATURING KIM WILSON FOLLOWED BY A TEA: ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH, JACKSON, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018, 2:00PM
JASNA-Mississippi's annual meeting will feature guest speaker Kim Wilson, author of three beautiful books about Jane Austen: At Home with Jane Austen; Tea with Jane Austen; and In the Garden with Jane Austen. Following Kim's talk, we will serve a tea which will include delicious treats from recipes found in Kim's books.
JANE AUSTEN FILM SERIES IN THE EUDORA WELTY GARDEN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21; FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5; AND FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19. Details tbd.
For a third year, JASNA-Mississippi has teamed up with the Eudora Welty House and Visitors' Center and Crossroads Film Society to screen three films adapted or inspired by Austen's novels on the grounds of author Eudora Welty's house. This year the selected films are Persuasion (2008) on September 21st, Belle (2013) on October 5th, and Austenland (2013) on October 19th. In case of rain, films will be shown across the street at Belhaven University. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us for some Friday night fun! This event is sponsored by a grant from the Mississippi Humanities Council.
JASNA AGM: KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, SEPTEMBER 27-30
JANE AUSTEN ANNUAL BIRTHDAY/HOLIDAY TEA: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 3:00-5:00PM. DETAILS tbd.