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Lauren Rogers Museum of Art renovations near completion

When it comes to delicate logistics, one South Mississippi renovation project tops the list. A miscue here, and an irreplaceable world treasure could be compromised. The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art is nearing completion of construction that includes a new gallery, additional storage space and an expanded loading dock. Funded by a $5-million fundraising campaign ($3 million for the project, ...

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Bassi named president of Conference

George Bassi of Laurel was elected president of the Southeastern Museums Conference during the recent SEMC Annual Conference held in Baton Rouge, La. Bassi has served as director of the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel since 1993. He is a native of Leland, and received his undergraduate degree in business from Delta State University and his master of ...

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Leadership class introduced

On Sept. 10, a reception was held at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art to introduce the 2009-2010 Leadership Jones County Class. Class members are (back row, left to right): Scott French, Wayne Farms; Darrel Speir, SCRMC; Stacy Tucker, alderman of Ellisville; and, Ryan Maki, Verizon Wireless. (middle row, left to right): Tony Hales, Mississippi Army National Guard; Anna McLeod, ...

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