In fiscal year 2016, ArtsMemphis awarded 160 grants to more than 80 arts groups and individual artists, totaling $3 million. We support everything from dance and theatre to museums and public art – not to mention film festivals, outdoor concerts, and arts-based initiatives that empower underserved residents.
Between now and June 30th, the Hyde Foundation will MATCH all first-time gifts and increases of 20% or more, toward our Challenge Goal of $75,000.
Top 10 reasons to support the arts! Improve individual well-being. Unify communities. Improve academic performance. Drive tourism. Are an export industry. Are good for local businesses. Spark creativity and innovation. improve healthcare. Promote healing in the military. Strengthen the economy.+ read more
Memphis Events: Here in Memphis we have an authentic, grit and grind culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. ArtsMemphis invites you to Discover the Arts – for the first time or all over again. With hundreds of organizations posting events, our site is the go-to source for engaging with the arts.+ read more
ArtsMemphis supports the daily operations of over 60 local arts groups, supports collaborative, arts-driven community engagement, provides training for future arts leaders, administers grants and professional development for individual artists and promotes and advocates on behalf of our creative community.+ read more