Join us this October for a full slate of events at the Utica Institute Museum!
Back Porch Thursday with Dr. Cooper
On October 6th, legendary Director of the Utica Jubilee Singers Dr. Bobby G. Cooper will be joining us for a conversation about his work at Utica over the years. We’ll talk about Opera South, the resurrection of the Jubilee Singers, the various tours the Jubilees have taken, as well as an update on what he’s been up to since retirement. Thursday at 3pm!
Utica Institute Museum at the State Fair
UTICA – The Utica Institute Museum on the Utica Campus of Hinds Community College is hosting a day of talks and demos at the Mississippi State Fair Friday, Oct. 7.
A number of faculty and community partners will be giving talks and demos from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Trade Mart stage as part of the Fair’s Ag Expo.
Additionally, on display throughout the Fair’s run is a historical display telling the story of the renowned Jubilee Singers. Come see us in the Trade Mart!
Here’s the schedule of talks that day:
|11:00||Mr. James McGee||Building the Mississippi Trade Mart|
|11:20||Utica Concert Choir|
|11:30||Sipp Culture||Community Partnerships in Agriculture|
|12:00||Ms. Jontea Luckett-Davis||Fall/Winter 2022 Fashion Trends Show|
|12:20||Mr. Delon Dillon||Welding is Booming and Needed Around the World|
|12:40||Mrs. Regina Adams/Dr. Lychanda Brown||Why are you losing your hair?|
|1:00||Mr. Eddie Perry||New Automotive Innovations|
|1:20||Dan Fuller/Jean Greene/Jubilee Singers||History of the Jubilee Singers|
|1:40||Mrs. Monica Davis||Selecting a Quality Daycare|
|2:00||Ms. Monica Hill||Get Tuff with Tufting|
|2:20||Dr. Karla Turner-Bailey||Agriculture Talks/Demos|
|2:40||Mr. Kenneth McGriggs||Using Social Media to Build Your Business|
|2:50||Utica Concert Choir|
|3:00||Mrs. Jean Greene||History of the Utica Normal & Industrial Institute|
|3:20||Mr. Ced Smith||Intro to Entertainment Industry Mechanics|
|3:40||Mrs. Jessica Thomas||10 Ways to Start a Business|
|4:00||Ms. Stephanie Burks||Adventures in Respiration|
|4:20||Mr. Gerald Collins||Electronics in Agriculture|
|4:40||Dan Fuller||Utica Farmers Conferences|
|5:00||Ms. Monica Hill||Get Tuff with Tufting|
|5:20||Ms. Cassandra Ellis||Tech Corner|
West Africa Seminar Series
Mississippi-West Africa Seminar Series with Liberian diplomats including Honorary Consul General Cynthia Blandford.
Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. Fine Arts Center
With support from Mellon-ACLS
Annual Holtzclaw Lecture with Robert Johnson Jr.
Annual Holtzclaw Lecture with Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Robert Johnson, Jr.
(Hinds AHS class of 1958)
Oct. 26 at 1 p.m.
Fine Arts Center