Jack Kyle, who organized four highly successful international art exhibitions in Jackson — Palaces of St. Petersburg: Russian Imperial Style; Splendors of Versailles; The Majesty of Spain: Royal Collections from the Museo del Prado & Patrimonio Nacional; and The Glory of Baroque Dresden — has a plan for a permanent museum focusing on international art in downtown Vicksburg.

The four international exhibitions in Jackson, opening between 1996 and 2004, attracted an estimated 1.3 million visitors and generated nearly $175 million in economic impact.

You can read The Vicksburg Post’s full report here.


We want to hear from you!

By listening more intently and understanding the people who make up Mississippi’s communities, our reporters put a human face on how policy affects everyday Mississippians. We’re listening closely to our readers to help us continue to align our work with the needs and priorities of people from all across Mississippi. Please take a few minutes to tell us what’s on your mind by clicking the button below.


Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under a Creative Commons license.