Margaret Walker Center
Jackson State University
Ayer Hall
1400 J.R. Lynch Street
P.O. Box 17008
Jackson, MS 39217
USA

Phone: 601-979-3935
Fax: 601-979-5929
mwa@jsums.edu



Resources
JSU Library
Richard Wright Center
2 Mississippi Museums
Directions to Ayer Hall

Margaret Walker Center
Feasibility Study

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Women: Agents of Change
in the American
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibit

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Boards & Membership

National Council

The National Council of the Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American Experience is constituted for the substantial development and promotion of the Margaret Walker Center.  This Council shall be comprised of persons with influence on the national and international levels, who were impacted personally, artistically, and/or professionally by Margaret Walker and her works.  Members shall commit themselves to heighten the prominence of Margaret Walker, promote the mission of the Walker Center, and develop the Center’s permanent endowment.

Members
Dr. William Ferris
Dr. Maryemma Graham
Dr. Alferdteen Harrison
Mr. Jon Peede
Dr. Walter Reed
The Honorable Leah Ward Sears
Dr. Tonea Stewart
The Honorable William Winter

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board for the Margaret Walker Center is a voluntary, 31-member group that provides guidance for the development of the Center and advice to the Center Director and the University administration on ways to enhance the Center.

Dr. Robert Smith, Chair
Mrs. Marcia Weaver, Vice-Chair
Mr. Milton Chambliss, Treasurer
Dr. Lucille Green, Secretary

Emeriti Advisory Board Members
Mr. Paul Campbell
Senator Alice Harden
Dr. Lelia Rhodes

Margaret Walker Center Membership

Membership in the Margaret Walker Center is open to all persons who are interested in the purpose of the Center and in African-American history and culture.

Levels and Benefits

All levels above Student/Regular will include the benefits of the preceding level.

Student ($5) or Regular ($25)

  • Invitations to openings and special events
  • Subscription to the Center’s newsletter
  • 10% discount on purchases from the Jubilee Gift Shop

 

Contributing Member ($50)
All the above benefits plus:

  • 10% discount for ticketed events
  • One free registration for the annual Creative Arts Festival

 

Associate Member ($100) 
All the above benefits plus:

  • 15% discount for ticketed events
  • 15% discount on purchases from the Jubilee Gift Shop

 

Institutional Member ($150)
All the above benefits plus:

  • Two free registrations for the annual Creative Arts Festival

 

Friends of the Center ($200)
All the above benefits plus:

  • One special gift
  • 20% discount for ticketed events and purchases from the Jubilee Gift Shop

 

Sustaining Member ($500)
All the above benefits plus:

  • Behind-the-scenes tour with the Center director

 

Honorary Fellow ($1000)
All the above benefits plus:

  • Two special gifts
  • Reserved seating for two at all openings and special events

 

Corporate Sponsor ($2000)
All the above benefits plus:

  • Reserved seating for four at all openings and special events
  • Opportunities to meet with special guests