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March 2020

CANCELED – LOU Symphony Orchestra

March 23, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

EVENT DETAILS The LOU Symphony performs with special guests on a special Concerto Concert, March 23rd in the Gertrude C. Ford Center. The Concerto Concert is produced in partnership with the Living Music Resource™ and will feature UM’s Concerto Competition Winners and the Living Music Institute’s Aria Competition winner, Celeste Morales.  Also featuring Dr. Christine Kralik performing on cello. Tickets are available from the UM Box Office or at the door, and are $10 for adults and $5 for children…

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CANCELED – Conference for the Book Children’s Book Festival

March 27, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 351 University Ave.
University, MS 38677 United States

Oxford Conference for the Book Canceled more info

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April 2020

CANCELED – An American in Paris – National Tour

April 13, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

Dear Ticket Holders: In the interest of safety for our audiences, artists, staff, and volunteers regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic, and mandated by the state of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi, we are canceling the Monday, April 13th presentation of An American in Paris. Our patrons who purchased tickets will receive a refund from the Box Office in a timely manner. Unfortunately, we will not be able to reschedule this musical. Thank you, Julia Aubrey, Director of the Ford…

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September 2020

Public Hearing for Medical Marijuana Initiative

September 30, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
Free

FREE - Tickets are required. Please call (662) 915-7411 for tickets! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 28, 2020 CONTACT: Kendra James, (601) 359 6349 PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE JACKSON – The Secretary of State's Office will host a series of public hearings regarding Initiative Measure No. 65 (medical marijuana) in each of the old five Congressional districts, as required by State law. Initiative Measure No. 65 and the legislative alternative, Alternative Measure No. 65A, will be on the 2020 General Election ballot. The public hearings…

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October 2020

Safety Protocols for Fall Events

October 6, 2020

https://youtu.be/OujUd9xZIqs Masks are required at all times in the building Maintain physical distancing in lobby, theatre, backstage Controlled entrances and exit Elevators and restrooms have limited occupancy Staircase traffic designated in one direction Staircase traffic designated in one direction Hand sanitizer stations placed throughout the building Reserved seating only Digital ticketing only Seating is limited to 25% capacity to observe physical distancing

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The Queen’s Cartoonists

October 6, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

Ticket Now on Sale! Call the UM Box Office for Tickets - 662-915-7411 $30 Orchestra/Parterre, $25 Mezzanine $20 Balcony $30 Tier 1 Box Seat, $25 Tier 2 Box Seat 20% UM Faculty/Staff/Retiree Discount is available at the UM Box Office. UM Student Tickets are $10 for all seats. Student tickets are available at the UM Box Office. UM student ID is required. The Queen’s Cartoonists play music from classic cartoons and contemporary animation. The performances are synchronized to video projections…

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November 2020

It Takes Two, Duets from Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theatre – UM Opera Theatre

November 7, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

It Takes Two, Duets from Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theatre - UM Opera Theatre To purchase tickets, call 662-9157411.   Scenes from" La Boheme,  Into the Woods, Le nozze di Figaro, Smapalot, Romeo et Juliette, The Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder, Les contes d'Hoffmann, Next to Normal, Patience, The Telephone, Merrily We Roll Along, and more! Two Different Programs, Two Different Dates!  

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It Takes Two, Duets from Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theatre – UM Opera Theatre

November 8, 2020 @ 3:00 PM

It Takes Two, Duets from Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theatre - UM Opera Theatre   Scenes from" La Boheme,  Into the Woods, Le nozze di Figaro, Smapalot, Romeo et Juliette, The Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder, Les contes d'Hoffmann, Next to Normal, Patience, The Telephone, Merrily We Roll Along, and more! Two Different Programs, Two Different Dates  

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UM Jazz Ensembles

November 17, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
Free

The jazz concert features the Mississippians, the Collegians, and two jazz combos. It's a chance to see live music safely, said Michael Worthy, director of the Mississippians. "We'll follow Ford Center safety protocols, including masks for performers and audience members," he said. Reserved seating will ensure appropriate distancing, Tickets are free.

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December 2020

Holiday Village

December 3, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - December 17, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Free

2020 Holiday Village December 3-17, 2020 Enjoy the magic of the Ford Center’s Holiday Village!  This year the Holiday Village will be a little different. It is moving to the main stage to allow for safe physical distancing for our visitors. Featured are the Gingerbread Houses, Ceramic Winter Village with a working train, and our North Pole Mailbox direct to Santa! Another special feature is a LEGO Gingerbread House built by the Ford Center staff. Send a letter to Santa!…

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