Welty Foundation Receives Grant from Mississippi Arts Commission For Education Center Construction

The Eudora Welty Foundation has been awarded a $225,000 Building Fund for the Arts (BFA) Grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission to assist with the construction of an Education Center. It will be built on property immediately behind the Welty House Visitor Center. The Foundation was one of 16 arts organizations in the state to […] Read more »

Deadline for Entries to 2023 Scholastic Writing Awards Competition Set December 15

Students in Grades 7-12 enrolled in public, independent, or home school settings throughout Mississippi are encouraged to submit their creative writing entries to the Scholastic Writing Awards Program, administered in the state by the Eudora Welty Foundation. The deadline is December 15, and the Mississippi-specific guidelines are shared in the pdf at the end of […] Read more »

Mississippi College Musicians To Offer Jazz Program October 27 at Welty House & Garden

The Mississippi College Jazz Band, previously featured at the Welty House & Garden, will offer a program of live jazz music in the Welty Garden on Thursday, October 27, at 5 p.m. The lawn party will include pies and drinks by Urban Foxes and games for kids. Bring your own picnic, and enjoy this free […] Read more »

Brian Noyes To Discuss His New Cookbook Wednesday, October 19 at Welty House & Garden

Red Truck Bakery founder Brian Noyes will share delicious ideas from his new book, The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, at the Eudora Welty House & Garden. Cake and other goodies will also be offered at this free, open to the public event. The former art director at […] Read more »