Join us for our monthly gallery openings occurring the first Thursday of every month from 5:30-7pm

Our gallery openings give you a chance to meet the artists and socialize with other art lovers in the community.  These events are free and open to the public and are come as you are.  Everyone is invited to participate and we also offer wine and refreshments.


To view a list of our 2014 gallery shows, please visit the 2014 Gallery Shows page on the left navigation. 


Current Exhibit

Featuring Caterina Mendolicchio " A Columbus Stroll" & Selected works of Dr. Mary Evelyn Stringer

Caterina is a restless young creative who spends her time -- when not globetrotting -- experimenting and mixing different media of expression, tools and techniques. She started practicing analogical photography and set design while still in high school, turning digital during the university years.  Mary Stringer joined the Mississippi University for Women's faculty in 1947.  She was an innovative and frequent exhibitor, experimenting with modern styles. She is one of the most collected local artists to this day.




Legendary professor of art history, from 1946 through the ‘90s Dr. Stringer nurtured an appreciation of this branch of knowledge in many a “W” student.  Her formal education was by way of a Danforth Teacher Grant to study art history at Harvard University.  During this time she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study Medieval Art in West Germany, specifically stained glass windows.  Her research tomes on medieval Art, published by Harvard, are referenced to this day.  Dr Stringer’s slide project, cataloging stain glass windows in Mississippi churches can be seen at the library on the “W” campus.  


For more information about the exhibit and the artists please click here.  



This space is for small mini shows of emerging artists of all ages that will change monthly. These shows are invitation only, but there will also be opportunities for open call themed shows. If you have any suggestions for an Art Alley exhibition, please contact us at

Currently In Artist Alley

Mississippi School for Math and Science Student Exhibition

The art program at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is a unique blend of courses intended to meet the needs of and to challenge the talents of a diversified population of 11th and 12thgraders from across the state of Mississippi.  It focuses on the beginning stages as well as the advanced stages of learning in the areas of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture.  The entire program is designed to enhance education and to develop an awareness and overall appreciation for the Arts. 


For more information about the Mississippi School of Math and Science exhibition or to see some examples of their work please follow this link

Gallery 2 -the CAC's Gift Shop

Gallery 2 featuring gifts, jewlery, fine crafts and collectibles from both local and regional artists.  We are now accepting applications for Gallery 2. Visit our Gallery 2 page for more information and to download the application. 

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