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Recommended Arts Events October 5th - 9th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 5th, 2016

From Rock to Chamber, from Downtown to Germantown, it's a weekend full of MUSIC with a few of our favorite local ARTISTS sprinkled in.   read more »

Topics: DOWNTOWN COMMISSION, CROSSTOWN ARTS, LEVITT SHELL, PRIZM ENSEMBLE, IRIS ORCHESTRA, MEMPHIS CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

Discover the Arts: October 16 - October 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 14th, 2014

Celebrate the third installment of a sensational series, experience the second annual steamroller printing event on broad avenue, see a new play by award-winning playwright and Voices of the South company member, Jerre Dye and join IRIS as one of the greatest violinists of our time, Pinchas Zukerman, makes his Memphis debut. read more »

Topics: IRIS, Ballet Memphis, Voices of the South, Five in One Social Club

Discover the Arts: March 13-16

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 11th, 2014

Get your hands dirty at the Spring Break Chalk Festival at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Find your inspiration with IRIS Orchestra’s performance including Haydn and Brahms pieces. Catch the Box Gallery’s Reflections show before it ends. Do some shopping at the Metal Museum’s Cosmic Trunk Show, featuring a variety of works by Tennessee Craft artists. read more »

Topics: Spring Break Chalk Art Festival, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, IRIS Orchestra, The Company We Keep, Box Gallery, Reflections, Metal Museum, Cosmic Trunk Show

Discover the Arts: February 21-February 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 18th, 2014

Discover a World of Wonders with a weekend of performances by Ballet Memphis. Brush up on your history of English and American Decorative Art with two talks from the Brooks and the Decorative Arts Trust. See young pianist Benjamin Hochman make his IRIS Orchestra debut with Andrew Sullivan’s The Tempest. Take in some of Memphis’ most important contemporary art at a free reception at ArtsMemphis, featuring a talk by Dr. James Patterson, local collector and President of Delta Axis. read more »

Topics: World of Wonders, Ballet Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Decorative Art Trust, Burghley and Burled: A Massive and Stately English Home & American Style, IRIS Orchestra, Benjamin Hochman, Delta Axis, Delta (Axis) Does Memphis, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: February 21-February 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 18th, 2014

Discover a World of Wonders with a weekend of performances by Ballet Memphis. Brush up on your history of English and American Decorative Art with two talks from the Brooks and the Decorative Arts Trust. See young pianist Benjamin Hochman make his IRIS Orchestra debut with Andrew Sullivan’s The Tempest. Take in some of Memphis’ most important contemporary art at a free reception at ArtsMemphis, featuring a talk by Dr. James Patterson, local collector and President of Delta Axis. read more »

Topics: World of Wonders, Ballet Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Decorative Art Trust, Burghley and Burled: A Massive and Stately English Home & American Style, IRIS Orchestra, Benjamin Hochman, Delta Axis, Delta (Axis) Does Memphis, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: November 15-November 17

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 12th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Celebrate the 85th birthday of The Orpheum Theatre with an art auction. Don’t miss the IRIS Orchestra debut of young clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein. Hear a lecture by internationally-renowned artist Theaster Gates. Learn the tricks of the metal working trade. read more »

Topics: The Orpheum Theatre, Art Auction, IRIS Orchestra, Theaster Gates, Crosstown Arts, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Metal Museum

Discover the Arts: October 11-October 13

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 8th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Join in on the conversation about the history and future of the book at a free symposium at Rhodes College. Support the Levitt Shell with a star-studded evening in Overton Park. Hear IRIS orchestra perform a piece by Peter Serkin, inspired by the works of Mark Rothko. See the Blair String Quartet—Memphis and Nashville’s own chamber musicians in an intimate setting. read more »

Topics: The Past and Future of the Book, Rhodes College, Stars at the Shell, Levitt Shell, IRIS Orchestra, Peter Serkin's Passionate Colors, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Blair String Quartet, Memphis Chamber Music Society

Discover the Arts: October 3-October 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 1st, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Get inspired by two of Memphis’ greatest assets—the Mississippi River and the arts—with Ballet Memphis’ River Project Symposium. Shell Out for the Arts with Vaneese Thomas in Overton Park. Explore the intersections of various artistic mediums with a panel discussion hosted by IRIS Orchestra. read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, The River Project Symposium, Culinary Series, The Arcade Restaurant, Crosstown Arts, Shell Out for the Arts, Levitt Shell, IRIS Orchestra