Patio Party

Last Patio Party featuring Cat Canyon
July 29 at Ella Sharp Museum

Apollo 15 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of Astronaut Al Worden

Special planetarium show followed by hands-on activities. July 31 in the Hurst Planetarium at Ella Sharp Museum.

Toddler Tour: Barns

August 15 @ 11 a.m.
Ella Sharp Museum Historical Barns

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


Recent News

Jackson History – Jack Williams Hand Painted Bag
16 Jul 09:53 am

One of our newer acquisitions: this bag was hand painted for Jack Williams while he was stationed...

Ella for All Program
14 Jul 02:00 pm

  The Ella Sharp Museum is excited to announce the expansion of our Ella for All program....

Jackson History – The Marion by Mutual Motor Co
9 Jul 09:50 am

Early 20th century Jackson was an automobile boom town. There were 25 different auto manufacturers here during...

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...

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.