The Magnificent Obsession

Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Andrews Gallery of Wildlife Art, The Magnificent Obsession introduces visitors to wildlife art collectors Andy and Sandy Andrews, while exploring how art, hunting, and conservation connect.

May 8, 2021 – 2022

Upcoming Events

Wildlife Wednesdays: June 16 – July 21

June 30: Owl Week (SOLD OUT)
July 14: Eagle Week (SOLD OUT)
July 21: Flight Week

Grab your crew for an evening of Lunar trivia at the Hurst Planetarium.

NEW DATE: July 17 @ 6 p.m.

Toddler Tour: The Moon

July 25 @ 11 a.m.
Hurst Planetarium at Ella Sharp Museum


Recent News

Annual Art, Beer, and Wine Festival Returns, Finally
28 May 10:42 am

Ella Sharp Museum’s annual Art, Beer, and Wine festival will take place on Saturday, August 7th from...

Ella Sharp Museum is a 2021 Blue Star Museum
11 May 04:55 pm

Ella Sharp Museum will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides...

Postcards of the Early 1900s
19 Apr 09:52 am

The postcard has evolved over many centuries and in the early 1900s the postcard included text on...

Interim Executive Director
19 Apr 09:50 am

The Board of Directors of the Ella Sharp Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie...

Museums For All

The Ella Sharp Museum is an active member of the Museums For All program. Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free admission to the Ella Sharp Museum. Museums for All helps expand access to museums and also raise public awareness about how museums in the U.S. are reaching their entire communities. More than 500 institutions participate in the initiative, including art museums, children’s museums, science centers, botanical gardens, zoos, history museums, and more. Participating museums are located nationwide, representing 48 states.

Museum Pass

ELLA SHARP MUSEUM PASS now available through the Jackson District Library.

RULES This pass allows for up to three adults and all children younger than 18 from one household to access the Ella Sharp Museum galleries and house tours free of charge. Patrons are allowed to check out a pass for one week from Jackson District Library, without renewals. Return this pass to the Jackson District Library.