Camellias To Be Featured in Guided Tour of Welty Garden Followed by Plant Sale February 24

Paige Mizell, noted camellia expert, will offer a special tour of the Eudora Welty Garden focused on camellias on Thursday, February 24, from 11:30 a.m. until noon. The camellia walk-through is free and open to the public; no registration is necessary. Following the tour, Mizell will offer heirloom camellias from her family nursery, Mizell Camellia […] Read more »

The Sound and the Fury, Next on Welty At Home Book Club, To Run Jan. 31-March 28

Weekly programs will begin Monday, January 31, at 12 noon CST as we discuss William Faulkner’s 1929 novel The Sound and the Fury in the virtual Welty at Home Book Club. Jay Watson, Howry Professor of Faulkner Studies at the University of Mississippi, will be leading four of the discussions, and Suzanne Marrs, Welty scholar […] Read more »

Welty Research Fellowship Applications Due March 4 for Summer 2022

Graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university are invited to apply by March 4 for the competitive fellowship of $5,000 sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH). The fellowship encourages and supports the use of the Welty Collection at MDAH. Preference is given to doctoral […] Read more »

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Coming Up February 12

As we anticipate the end of winter and the return of spring, please mark your calendar for a special event at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. On Saturday, February 12, an Arbor Day Tree Giveaway will be held on the lawn of the Welty House from noon until 4 p.m. The Mississippi Urban Forest […] Read more »