The Phil Hardin
Thanks to the Phil Hardin Foundation, the MSU Riley Center presents a series of performances for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade audiences. Each performance has an accompanying curriculum to connect the experience in our historic theater to the Mississippi Career and College Readiness Standards.
The Mississippi State University Riley Center for Education & Performing Arts is committed to delivering high-quality performing arts programming while facilitating teacher training and workshops to help area schools incorporate the arts into the classroom. This commitment is only strengthened by our affiliation with Mississippi State University, which educates and trains teachers across the state and region.
Any Given Child
The MSU Riley Center, MSU Meridian, and Meridian Public School District are proud to partner on the Any Given Child Initiative. Any Given Child, administered by the Kennedy Center and implemented through many dedicated partners, continues to impact the learners across the district and even state, with arts integration, professional development, and arts experiences for students pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. We believe that every child deserves a continuous, quality arts education.