Birthday bash

The Mississippi Museum of Art will host a birthday bash April 7, from 7 to 10 p.m., celebrating the state’s 200th birthday. Icing on the Cake, the museum’s 2017 spring benefit, kicks  off the museum’s state bicentennial celebrations. In addition to being Mississippi’s 200th birthday, it’s the museum’s 10th year in its new building. Guests will enjoy a seated dinner, birthday fun, and cake. Patron and corporate sponsors are invited to a special cocktail hour at 6 p.m. Dress for the evening is festive party attire. Shown are (from left, standing)  Sara Ragsdale, Margee Wohner, Debi Pearsall; (seated) Debbie Good, Anna Burnett, Rose Clark. Reservations are required and can be made at www.msmuseumart.org.  For more information, call Ruthie Massey at 601-965-1515.

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