Join Walt Grayson as he showcases Mississippi's unique landmarks, attractions, art, history, culture, and of course, people. Mississippi Roads provides viewers an insider’s guide to the towns, events, attractions, history, art, music, food, natural beauty and intriguing individuals that make Mississippi so unique. From hidden waterfalls to opulent mansions to quirky eateries to talented artists, you never know what we will uncover around the bend.
Hosted from the Old Capitol Museum, Jackson MS
We explore the history of the Biloxi Lighthouse. Built in 1848, it stands as a symbol of perseverance, hope and change. We investigate the mysterious happenings at Rowan Oak when we visit William Faulkner’s former home in Oxford. And we tour the African American Military Museum in Hattiesburg with a group of high school students.
Hosted from The Armitage Herschell Carousel, Greenville MS
We spend time at a unique camp that teaches kids how to create media projects and become future media producers. We visit with budding artist Ava Prisk and her dad, graphic artist Ben Prisk, about her artwork for a new book. And Girl Scouts delve into the science and technology of robots at the annual FIRST Tech Challenge.
Hosted from The Mississippi Museuem of Art
Art Across Mississippi brings the Mississippi Museum of Art’s special exhibitions to twelve host venues around the state; featuring artwork by regionally acclaimed artists - past and present. We visit the Ohr- O’Keefe Museum in Biloxi to view their programs and exhibits. We visit with artist and teacher Rick Anderson of Clinton; he shows us it takes more than just talent to paint.
Hosted from Urban Sip
Mississippi Roads delves into pop art on this episode by visiting a nationally-known comic book artist from Mississippi, we explore the fantastic world of a sci-fi and comic book convention, we visit a young entrepreneur who brings pop culture to a Jackson midtown neighborhood and we gaze at some amazing illuminations at the Mississippi Light Festival in downtown Jackson.