Spring into the ARTS in Memphis this April

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 14th, 2017

Celebrate Spring in Memphis with #artsinapril

April in Memphis is one of the most beautiful times of the year and is a great time to experience the arts. We invite you to check out the many events this month by visiting our #artsinapril web page. 

Click Here and choose the category ARTS IN APRIL to see all of the great events this month.

ArtsFirst Grantee: The Pink Palace Family of Museums

The Pink Palace Museum, in cooperation with LeMoyne-Owen College, opens the new exhibit LeMoyne-Owen College:  A Beacon of Hope, April 22.  This exhibit explores LeMoyne-Owen’s unique past as a HBCU (historically black college/university) as well as its vital role in Memphis academics and athletics, student participation in the city’s civil rights movement, and the impact of notable alumni.

The exhibit features a painting by Vertis Hayes, who supervised a Federal Arts Center at LeMoyne-Owen during the late 1930s.  It is an excellent example of Hayes’ depiction of the power of music, evidenced by the woman dressed in choir robes, holding a hymnal and leading a ‘choir’ of figures typical of Hayes’ work—a blues guitar player, a laborer, and a choir or concert director.  The untitled work, circa 1940, was in very poor condition and required professional conservation before it could be displayed.  Funding provided by an ArtsFirst grant through ArtsMemphis allowed this conservation effort to take place in time for the exhibit.  The collaboration between the Pink Palace and LeMoyne-Owen College will allow thousands of visitors to see this rare example of Hayes’ work at this exhibit and in the future.

ArtsFirst is the First Tennessee Foundation’s arts funding program administered by ArtsMemphis. ArtsFirst strengthens the Memphis community by combining First Tennessee Foundation’s commitment to supporting excellence and enrichment in the nonprofit arts sector with ArtsMemphis’ grant-making experience and knowledge. 

Arts Advocacy Update

This week you can find our Postcard Station at Theatre Memphis. Please stop by and fill out one of our addressed postcards and let our legislators know what the arts mean to you. #artmatters

In an article appearing on Artnet this week we read that a letter signed by 11 House Republicans urged Ken Calvert and Betty McCollum, chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, to continue funding the NEA. They propose a budget of $155 million in fiscal year 2018, a slight increase over the $147.9 million that was allocated in 2016.

Let's keep our postcards flooding our TN legislators to get them on board too!

Art by Design

Public Opening
Saturday April 29 | 10am - 5pm

We are pleased to announce our partners for Saturday's public opening of Art by Design!

Join us at our Lunchbox Counter where Chef Dave of Interim Resturant will have lunch for sale.

Benefitting ArtsMemphis, Art by Design is a 3-Day event featuring the design artistry of 13 of Memphis’ top interior design teams. Demonstrating an astonishing array of talent, style, furnishings and art, the designers are collectively working to raise funds for over 60 arts organizations and individual artists in our city.

Read about Art By Design in the Memphis Daily News

Come down to Propcellar to check it out!  

CLICK HERE for more information and tickets.


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