Bicentennial Event Details Starts: November 11, 2017 @ 10:00 amEnds: November 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm Deadline Extended! Entries must be submitted by October 20! This fall, the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) will be celebrating the state’s 200th birthday with a series of events, including two specifically aimed at providing an opportunity for children to reflect on, and celebrate the past, present, and future of Mississippi through the arts. Celebrate Mississippi (November 11, 2017) – Mississippi has a rich history of artistic and creative individuals. MCM has partnered with Mississippi Department of Education, the Office of Governor Phil Bryant, and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to solicit a call for Bicentennial-themed submissions from K-12 students in the areas of visual arts, music, and poetry. These submissions will be judged by a panel of community experts and winner’s will be announced on November 11th at MCM. Questions and submissions can be sent to *protected email* Click below to submit your gift to Mississippi!