Vicksburg’s Attic Gallery to hold 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday

Published 3:18 pm Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Attic Gallery will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 2.

To commemorate this milestone, the gallery will be hosting an all-day celebration complete with a walking tour of art in downtown Vicksburg. The events will culminate with a 50th Anniversary Celebration Art Show, which will feature 50 artists who have been associated with the gallery.

COVID-19 precautions will be observed during the art show. Masks are required and numbers in the gallery and show space will be monitored.

The Attic Gallery, owned by Lesley Silver, is the oldest art gallery in the state and offers works of art from local, state and regional artists. The gallery is located at 1101 Washington St. For more information visit, Facebook.com/theatticgalleryms or atticgalleryvicksburg.com.

Saturday’s events:

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: The Attic Gallery will be open

10:15-11:30 a.m.: Kinu Kraus will be felting in The Attic Gallery Courtyard

Beginning at 2 p.m.: Ellen Langford will be painting at The Attic Gallery

Art Walk Throughout the day – Sixteen Washington Street businesses will each display a piece of art from The Attic Gallery. Maps of the Art Walk will be available at the gallery, Highway 61 Coffeehouse or at atticgalleryvicksburg.com.

1t04 p.m.: As part of the Art Walk, there will be an Art Open House hosted by a downtown collector. Location will be noted on the map.

6 to 9 p.m.: The 50th Anniversary Celebration Art Show, 1101 Washington St.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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