The Mississippi Light Festival By Josh Carter

A man becomes an "i" in the Art Garden of the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Many of the art pieces depended on participants to add the finishing touches.
An artist showcases her glow-in-the-dark painting at the first light festival in Jackson, Mississippi on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Fourteen local and international artist participated in the light festival.
A projector displays colorful images on a wall outside the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Many artists utilized technology in their projects.
Children play on interactive art pieces in the Art Garden of the Mississippi Art Museum on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Neon triangles hang from catwalks in the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The light show on Friday was based on European-style light festivals that have taken the country by storm.
Lanterns illuminate the courtyard of the Mississippi Art Museum on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The light show was available to the public between the hours of 6-11 p.m.
An artist displays neon body paint during the first annual Light Festival in Jackson, Mississippi on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Many of these participants guided the attendees to the varying events including a drone light show.
Exotic Dancers perform to the delight of children and their parents inside glass enclosures on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The festival spanned the Jackson Convention Complex, Thalia Mara Hall, and the Mississippi Museum of Art.
An art installation hangs above a crowd in the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. A bar was open to the public in the museum and food trucks were available in the courtyard.
An array of colorful objects hang from a tree outside the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
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