Events

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.

Comedy Central's Hannibal Buress at the Saenger

10/19/2018
Laugh the night away at the Historic Hattiesburg Saenger Theater with popular comedian Hannibal Burress! Tickets for this performance are on sale now online via HattiesburgSaenger.com or by calling the box office at 601.584.4888.

Hollywood South Urban Film Festival

10/21/2018
The 1st Annual Hollywood South Urban Film Festival will be held in Downtown Hattiesburg at the Historic Saenger Theater. Tickets for this performance are on sale now online via HattiesburgSaenger.com or by calling the box office at 601.584.4888.

Art Walk & Holiday Open House

11/10/2018
With the Streets closed and most of the downtown businesses open late- you can feel free to bring the family, grab a bite and wander around downtown and explore. Stop by our information booth and pick up a map- then head out and discover Downtown!

HAC Annual Emerging Artist and High School Loft Exhibit

11/10/2018
Event is free and open to the public.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

11/11/2018
Moscow Ballet is coming to the Saenger Theater to present the Christmas classic, "The Nutcracker."Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker - Dove of Peace Tour!

DIY Holiday Paint Party

12/01/2018
Join in the fun at the African American Military History Museum for their third annual DIY Holiday Paint Party.

Christian Services Annual Banquet

12/01/2018
Ballet Magnificat dance company will present an original piece perfect for the holiday season.

“Painting from the Soul” • HAC 2-Day Workshop Intuitive Abstract Painting with Billie Bourgeois

12/08/2018 - 12/09/2018
"Painting from the Soul" Taking the fear out of abstract art and of making art in general, participants will be led through a series of exercises and tools to expand creative thinking and mark making. Artistic self-discovery happens before you know it. This workshop is good for beginners as well as longtime painters who just want to loosen up, get out of a rut, or just break out into something different for a while.

“Painting from the Soul” • HAC 2-Day Workshop Intuitive Abstract Painting with Billie Bourgeois

12/08/2018 - 12/09/2018
"Painting from the Soul" Taking the fear out of abstract art and of making art in general, participants will be led through a series of exercises and tools to expand creative thinking and mark making. Artistic self-discovery happens before you know it. This workshop is good for beginners as well as longtime painters who just want to loosen up, get out of a rut, or just break out into something different for a while.

Billie Bourgeois & Pat Abernathy - HAC Fine Art Exhibit

12/08/2018
Event is free and open to the public.

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

01/08/2019
Event is free and open to the public.

Annual Amateur Photo Competition for Adults & Children

01/19/2019
Join Hattiesburg Arts Council for their annual Amateur Photo Competition for Adults and Children!