Lauren Rhoades Named Director of Eudora Welty House and Garden

An enthusiastic and creative leader has been named the fourth director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Lauren Rhoades, who has been serving as public assistance specialist for the last year and a half, has been working with guests of all ages, helping develop programing, and managing […] Read more »

“Eyes on Mississippi” Screening and Panel Discussion Moved To Belhaven University Student Center

The location of the special screening of the documentary “Bill Minor: Eyes on Mississippi” and panel discussion today, Friday, May 3, has been moved to the Belhaven University Student Center Theater because of threatening weather. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. The panel discussion, which will be […] Read more »

MS Department of Archives and History Receives NEH Grant for Welty Collection Digitization and Preservation

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) has received a $217,982 implementation grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to preserve, digitize, and enhance access of the papers in the Eudora Welty Collection at the agency. The Welty Foundation is matching the MDAH required matching contribution for the grant. The two-year project will […] Read more »

Marrs and Srinivasan To Discuss Welty Photographs April 17 at Two Mississippi Museums History Is Lunch Program

If the threatening weather or other tasks prevented you from attending the celebration for Photographs by Eudora Welty on Saturday at the Welty House and Garden (or even if you did!), you will not want to miss the Wednesday, April 17, History Is Lunch program at the Two Mississippi Museums Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at noon. Two […] Read more »