Turry Flucker

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CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Mississippi
  • Historian
  • Museum curator
  • Author

Turry M. Flucker is a historian, museum curator and author.[1] He has worked in museums and colleges across the South and is currently serving at the Tougaloo College Art Collections. He is the author of the Images of America: Mississippi and Louisiana book series.

Education & Personal Life

Flucker is a native of Houston.[2] He graduated from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.[3] He attended Tougaloo College for his Bachelor's in History with an emphasis on African Amerian Studies.[2] He earned a Master's in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi.[2]


Flucker previously worked as the arts industry and visual arts director at the Mississippi Arts Commission where he managed grants and fellowship applications.[2][3]

He also worked for the Louisiana State Museum since 2004 as branch director and managed the statewide effort to build the Louisiana Civil Rights Museum.[2] He directed the planning and development of the museum as well as managing the exhibit "Race: Are We So Different?"[4] with the American Anthropologist Association.[2][5]

Flucker worked as the chief curator of the Smith Robertson Museum[6] in Jackson, Mississippi.[2] While here, he initiated a new exhibition program which included works by Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, wife of painter Jacob Lawrence.[3]

Flucker currently serves in the Tougaloo College Art Collections as Curator and Director.[2][3]


As of 2020, he is working on his new book, The Art of Activism at Tougaloo College.[3]

  • Images of America: Mississippi series (40 books)
  • Images of America: Louisiana series (79 books)
  • African American New Orleans: A Guide to 100 Civil Rights, Culture and Jazz Sites with Kevin J. Bozant, 2012


  1. "Turry Flucker". Center for the Study of Southern Culture. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Turry M. Flucker, Adjunct Faculty | Advanced Academic Programs | Johns Hopkins University". Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Turry Flucker - CCL Class of 2020". Center for Curatorial Leadership. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  4. https://www.americananthro.org/LearnAndTeach/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=2062
  5. Herstein, Beth. "State Civil Rights Museum Sponsors First Exhibition". New Orleans Living Magazine. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  6. https://www.jacksonms.gov/smith-robertson-museum/

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