Art & Theater

Join USM at the Mannoni Performing Arts Center or William Carey at Thomas Hall for an array of shows. See Broadway in Downtown by the Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera. Experience Hattiesburlesque at The Thirsty Hippo. With performances year-round, you’ll find something to satisfy your inner thespian.

“Mississippi History through the Arts” - HAC Morning Coffee Talk with Dr. Mark Malone

Event is free and open to the public.

Annual Amateur Photo Competition for Adults & Children

Join Hattiesburg Arts Council for their annual Amateur Photo Competition for Adults and Children!

HAC presents: Mississippi Poetry Out Loud Southern Regional Contest

Join Hattiesburg Arts Council for great poetry recited by students in grades 9-12. Free and open to the public.

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

The Historic Saenger Theater is pleased to host Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn for their upcoming concert tour. The duo will begin their tour this December and make their way down to Hattiesburg, MS on February 1, 2019. Tickets for the performance are on sale now online via or by calling the box office at 601.584.4888.

HAC smART Space Interactive Exhibit - "Fill Your Heart with Art"

"Fill Your Heart with Art" - A smART Space interactive exhibit with hands-on Valentine gift making for children and adults. Free and open to the public.

“Art in the Garden” - Presentation by Felder Rushing and HAC Birdhouse Contest

Featuring painted feather exhibit by Elaine Maisel, glass art from Seraphim Studios, and live music. The event is free and open to the public.

HAC presents: Arc of Southeast Mississippi Showstopper Performance

Head to the Historic Saenger Theater for this yearly fundraiser for The Arc of Southeast Mississippi.