Mississippi Light Festival Illuminates Downtown Jackson Courtney Williams

The Mississippi Light Collaborative welcomes the city to the first annual Mississippi Light Festival on February 24, 2017. This event was free to all and included exhibits from local and visiting artists.
A young girl plays with an interactive light board in Jackson, Mississippi at the February 24th Light Festival. Light spectacles filled The Art Garden as part of the experience from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Lights were showcased in the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, February 24th in Jackson, Mississippi. The Mississippi Planetarium, Thalia Mara Hall, and the Jackson Convention Complex also took part in the arts event.
A boy dances in front of an outdoor display in Jackson, Mississippi on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Mississippi Light Festival. Children were encouraged to interact and play among the exhibits.
A bar awaits customers inside of the Mississippi Museum of Art on Friday, February 24, 2017. The Festival included glowing cocktails as part of the experience.
A boy stands in front of a light wall in Jackson Mississippi at the Mississippi Light Festival on February 24th, 2017. Music was another large portion of the night, as lights blinked and moved to the rhythms.
Origami lights up inside of the Mississippi Museum of Art on February 24, 2017 in Jackson, Mississippi. Both indoor and outdoor exhibits were part of the festival.
Festival goers take in art made from colored lightbulbs on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Mississippi Light Festival.
Food trucks provide dinner for people attending the Mississippi Light Festival in Jackson, Mississippi on Friday, February 24, 2017.
A performer dances in the window of the Jackson Convention Complex on February 24, 2017 at the Mississippi Light Festival. Dancers were painted with glowing body paint and danced, hula-hooped, and performed contortionist acts.
An interactive percussion exhibit lights the wall at the end of the Mississippi Light Festival on February 24, 2017 in Jackson, Mississippi. The lights were attached to a drum set, and when hit, would light up accordingly.

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