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Mississippi Children’s Museum hires Jana Perry

Jana Perry has has been hired by the Mississippi Children’s Museum as the new director of education and programs, the department that is responsible for leading museum initiatives in education, inquiry-based learning, exhibit experiences and overall program development and administration. Perry served as principal of the Mississippi School of the Arts in Brookhaven for the past seven years and was ...

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MBJ Editorial: Legislature sets flame to money with handout to zoo

Mississippi will be throwing good money after bad when it chucks $1.3 million at the Jackson Zoo. The state Bond Commission last week unanimously approved the sale of $354 million in tax-exempt bonds for which the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will get $40 million together in bond funding. However, other projects benefiting from state ...

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Countdown Is On For Mississippi Children's Museum

JACKSON- Construction crews have finished installing the front doors of the Magnolia State’s newest tourist destination, the Mississippi Children’s Museum. As it’s projected opening in December inches closer, executive director Susan Garrard says she hopes the museum will serve as “a very large gift for the children of Mississippi.”

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