Billy J. Murphy, director of the Fine Arts Institute of Mississippi (FAIM), got off his motorcycle last week on the way to a bike rally in Daytona, Fla., for a hamburger and a conversation with the Mississippi Business Journal. Murphy called Tuesday’s hearing for FAIM a “circus” and said it looks like the state is going to shut him down. ...Read More »
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Secretary of State seeks to shut down FAIM At the Secretary of State Office’s March 2 hearing in Jackson, Ridgeland’s Fine Arts Institute of Mississippi (FAIM) director said confusing and unreasonable state rules were the cause of his bookkeeping problems for which the state seeks to shut down his charity. “I am not a crook, which is what they are ...Read More »
Jack Kyle, noted for his work in developing international art exhibitions in Jackson and Memphis, will assume a new role with the Ridgeland-based Fine Arts Institute of Mississippi Inc. Kyle has served as director of cultural development for The Area Development Partnership in Hattiesburg for the past three years. In his association with the Fine Arts Institute of Mississippi, Kyle ...Read More »