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Recommended Arts Events September 22 - 25th with BONUS TUESDAY

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 21st, 2016

Take a trip around town this weekend for some awesome arts and entertainment! Catch To Kill a Mockingbird presented by Tennessee Shakespeare Co. at Hutchinson School, Barber Binge on Broad, have metal repaired at Repair Days 2016 at the Metal Museum and experience GPAC Grove, a food truck and music festival at the Germantown Performing Arts Center. read more »

Topics: TENNESSEE SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, OPERA MEMPHIS, METAL MUSEUM, GERMANTOWN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, BUCKMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, DECORATIVE ARTS TRUST

Recommended Arts Events August 31st - September 4th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 31st, 2016

Expose yourself to all things Memphis, including 30 Days of Opera, Iron for Honor at the Metal Museum (where you can also “whet” your whistle), and the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival! read more »

Topics: NEW MEMPHIS INSTITUTE, METAL MUSEUM, OPERA MEMPHIS, CENTER FOR SOUTHERN FOLKLORE

Recommended Arts Events August 4th - 7th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 2nd, 2016

Don’t let the heat stop you from enjoying the last few weeks of summer! See Day into Night at the Memphis Brooks, “whet” your whistle at the Metal Museum and find out what a baobab is. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects.  read more »

Topics: METAL MUSEUM, BAOBAB FILM HOUSE, MEMPHIS BLACK ARTS ALLIANCE, LEMOYNE OWEN COLLEGE LITTLE THEATRE, MURALS, MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART

Recommended Arts Events July 27 - 31, 2016

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 26th, 2016

Skip the heat this weekend and visit the dinosaur exhibit at the Pink Palace Museum. Check out Joseph Camp’s new works at Crosstown Arts – he’s there for one night only. Friday night, hit South Main for art, music, and more, and be sure to stop at the Hyde Gallery. Spend Saturday morning doing cool gold leaf activities at the Metal Museum. Cap your weekend at the Center for Southern Folklore with fantastic local music. read more »

Topics: PINK PALACE MUSEUM, HYDE GALLERY, METAL MUSEUM, TROLLEY NIGHT, CROSSTOWN ARTS, CENTER FOR SOUTHERN FOLKLORE

Recommended Arts Events July 13 - 17th!

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 12th, 2016

Get out and support the arts this weekend!  Hear about 40 years of history with our volunteer radio station, WEVL, at Dixon's Munch and Learn, discover the world of comic books with local artist Adam Benet Shaw, relive the legendary R. L. Burnside's music through his grandson at the Levitt Shell, celebrate 28 Years of Blues on the Bluff at the Metal Museum, and join in with other makers at a meet and greet with Made By.  read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, WEVL, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 901 Comics, Levitt Shell, Made By

Recommended Arts Events July 6 - 10th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 5th, 2016

Explore a hands-on family art gallery, learn how an exhibition comes together, see a Southern gothic tale come to life, get your groove on with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, and celebrate the contributions of women in theatre at a weeklong festival! read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Metal Museum, TheatreWorks, Playhouse on the Square, Levitt Shell, Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis, Hattiloo

Discover the Arts: November 18 - November 22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 17th, 2015

Holiday music bring joy to your ears? Come get in the Holiday Spirit -  enjoy familiar melodies or make new holiday traditions. There is something for everyone!  read more »

Topics: Opera Memphis, New Ballet Ensemble and School, Metal Museum, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, University of Memphis

Discover the Arts: October 28 - November 2

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 27th, 2015

It's not too late to make your ARTY Halloween plans. Attend a spooky fundraiser, an eerie workshop, ghostly singing or hair-raising presentations. read more »

Topics: Latino Memphis, Memphis College of Art, Metal Museum, Memphis Boychoir, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: September 23 - September 27

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 22nd, 2015

Revisiting a classic can bring forth new insight. Experience the following events with a new perspective or for the first time. See Voices of the South and Collage dance Collective reinterpret pieces from their repertoire. Fix a broken but treasured heirloom at the Metal Museum. Hear the legendary gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama, together since the 1930’s, at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center.  read more »

Topics: Voices of the South, Collage dance Collective, Metal Museum, Beckman Performing and Fine Arts Center

Discover the Arts: August 12 - August 18

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 11th, 2015

Twist the night away, feel the rhythm, beat the heat and master the metal! It's going to be a ridiculously fun time at the first annual International Rockabilly Festival, the regional premiere of a Broadway dance spectacular, a party with sprinklers and popsicles, and honoring a renowned metalsmith. read more »

Topics: Memphis International Rockabilly Festival, Hattiloo Theatre, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, The Metal Museum

Discover the Arts: August 5-August 9

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 4th, 2015

The hundred degree days won’t stop Memphis from having a good time! Check out this week’s events that will leave you to enjoying the last weeks of summer without being stuck in the sun. There’s an early yoga session at the Dixon Gardens- starting your day on a relaxing note! Go down to the river for a one-of-a-kind view along with a one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Metal Museum. Check out the Rec Room for an awesome night filled with whiskey and donuts… is there a better combo? And end your week feeling amazed about our universe by viewing a 3D movie at the Pink ... read more »

Topics: Dixon Gardens, Metal Museum, Night Out, Pink Palace Museum

Discover the Arts: July 1 - July 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 1st, 2015

The sights and sounds of Memphis are as universal and iconic as those of Independence Day. Celebrate both traditions with the best views of the Mississippi River, fireworks and patriotic music, a Memphis music review, and two of our city's finest singer-songwriters. read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Levitt Shell, Platinum Productions, Studio688

Discover the Arts: May 20 - May 24

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 19th, 2015

Let's get together! This Memorial Day weekend, groups of artists will showcase fascinating art books, the best of children's theatre, blacksmithing techniques and styles of bellydancing.  read more »

Topics: GLITCH, Voices of the South, the Metal Museum, and Memphis Raqs

Discover the Arts: March 18 - March 22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 17th, 2015

This beautiful spring weekend... dance through time with company d, walk through Glitch with Hamlett Dobbins (a highly celebrated Memphis artist), sip your way through the Metal Museum as you shop regional artists and craftspeople, and pass through the Spring Break Chalkfest at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. read more »

Topics: Company d, ArtsFirst, ArtsAccelerator, Glitch, Hamlett Dobbins, Cosmic Trunk Show, Metal Museum, Spring Break Chalkfest, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Discover the Arts: October 2-October 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 30th, 2014

Spend your day watching master metalsmiths, watch as one man juggles two employers and enjoy a documentary on hip-hop culture.  read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Playhouse on the Square, Brooks Museum of Art, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: July 31 - August 3

Posted on July 29th, 2014

Learn all about applying for a grant, take a look at this century's hottest armor, watch some of Billy Joel's greatest moments and sing along to one of America's favorite musicals. read more »

Topics: ArtsAccelerator, The Metal Museum, Indie Memphis, The Levitt Shell, The Orpheum

Discover the Arts: June 12 - June 15

Posted on June 10th, 2014

Treat yourself to a chamber music festival, watch a wedding-themed double feature, see how science inspires art, explore the works of one of America's favorite artists and enjoy a night of electro-funk. read more »

Topics: PRIZM Ensemble, The Orpheum, The Metal Museum, Artistik Approach, Discover the Arts, The Brooks Museum

Discover the Arts: May 22- May 25

Posted on May 20th, 2014

Get a taste of BBQ and explore the gardens, enjoy a family-friendly theatre festival, find out about forges and more and watch what happens when a girl meets a frog. read more »

Topics: The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Voices of the South, Metal Museum, Ballet on Wheels, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: May 15- May 18

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 13th, 2014

Explore an art museum for free, laugh your way back to Ancient Rome, join the bike revolution, experience the stylistic diversity of dance and watch as art imitates life. read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Germantown Community Theatre, Metal Museum, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: April 3-6

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 1st, 2014

Don’t miss the excitement of opening weekend of the second annual Midtown Opera Festival. On Thursday, hit up spark at Crosstown Arts, and then head over to the Hi-Tone to see Bobby Rush. Celebrate Memphis’ most talented student artists at ArtsFest. Celebrate Forging on the River with a Wild Game Dinner at the Metal Museum. read more »

Topics: Midtown Opera Festival, Opera Memphis, spark: loss of innocence, Crosstown Arts, Ballet Memphis, Hi-Tone Cafe, Bobby Rush, Rhodes College, ArtsFest, Wild Game Dinner, Metal Museum

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: January 10-January 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 7th, 2014

See the opening of the ultimate musical parody at Theatre Memphis. Take the kids to see The Fresh Beat Band. Celebrate the rich history of the Center for Southern Folklore at WKNO. Experience the work of metalsmith Andrew Hayes for his “Tributaries” exhibition. read more »

Topics: The Musical of Musicals, Theatre Memphis, The Fresh Beat Band, The Orpheum, Center for Southern Folklore, WKNO, Andrew Hayes, Tributaries, Metal Museum

Discover the Arts: December 18-22

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 17th, 2013

See much loved NPR broadcaster Carl Kasell live at the Orpheum. See the Metal Museum’s latest creative and humorous exhibit of Metalsmiths at Play. Don’t be a scrooge! Celebrate the holiday season with Theatre Memphis. Take in the Biblically inspired work of African American artists at the Dixon. read more »

Topics: The Orpheum, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Metal Museum, Metalsmiths at Play, Theatre Memphis, A Christmas Carol, Ashe to Amen, Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Discover the Arts: Holiday Shopping Edition!

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 3rd, 2013

Discover the Arts this weekend! Memphis has a host of holiday happenings this weekend, making it easy to support your favorite arts groups AND get your holiday shopping accomplished. Start off the weekend off early on Thursday for an evening of shopping, drinks and bites to support ArtsMemphis at Langford Market. Then hit up the slew of sales happening on Sunday at the Metal Museum, Stax Museum and the Brooks. read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Stax, Langford Market

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

High Cotton-Soul Table/Sing for yo' Suppa

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 9th, 2013

On Saturday night, we celebrated the second of twelve installments in our 2013 Culinary Series | Beauty and the Feast, Love on the Installment Plan at the Metal Museum with delectable food and an amazing band. Karen Carrier (Executive Chef/Owner, The Beauty Shop Restaurant and Lounge, Bar DKDC, Mollie Fontaine Lounge, Another Roadside Attraction Catering) served up a beautiful fruit salad and a tower of steamed mussels that was to die for. Brett "Shaggy" Duffee (Chef de Cuisine, Bayona - New Orleans) sent out plates of whole fish with the best cauliflower we've ever tasted. Derek Emerson ... read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Marcella Simien, Karen Carrier, Derek Emerson, Shaggy Duffee, 2013 Culinary Series, Emma Lincoln, Terrance Simien

Discover the Arts: September 5-September 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 3rd, 2013

Discover the Arts this weekend! Sing for yo’ Suppa with Zydeco king Terrance Simien and swamp princess, Marcella Simien on the bluffs of the Mississippi. Kick off Ballet Memphis’ season en pointe and en vogue with a runway show featuring the company’s most beautiful costumes. See Inner City South’s one-of-a-kind fusion of hip-hop and spoken word. Hear about the inspirations for the work of two of Memphis’ favorite young artists. read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Marcella Simien, Culinary Series, Sing fo yo' Suppa, ArtsMemphis, Ballet Memphis, enpointe/envogue, Inner City South, The Fusion Network Hip Hop Theatre, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, A Different Kind of Landscape: Maysey Craddock and Erin Harmon

Discover the Arts: May 30 - June 2

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 28th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Get your weekend humming at the Kroc Center’s Best of Broadway Dinner Theatre.  Enjoy a three course meal and hits from Tony Award winning musicals of the past 60 years!  Celebrate the beginning of summer with food, drinks, dancing and nautical fun at the Metal Museum’s Great Mississippi Whale Watch: A Party on the Bluff.  Ever wondered - Are 250 Hydrangeas Really Enough?  This weekend you can get some answers from Dr. David Creech, Professor of Horticulture at Austin State University in Texas, as he discusses the ... read more »

Topics: Best of Broadway Dinner Theatre, Kroc Center, Great Mississippi Whale Watch, Metal Museum, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Are 250 Hydrangeas Really Enough?, Ballet on Wheels, The Wiz

Discover the Arts: March 14- March 17

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 12th, 2013

 Discover the arts this weekend!  Take a “Spring Break”   Thursday at the Brooks Museum’s “Spring Break Chalk Festival”, with food trucks and local artists.  Spring is all about the weather so check out “When Weather Moves Metal: Whirligigs & Weathervanes”.  Exuberant and whimsical, it’s an exhibition of kinetic weather driven machines at the Metal Museum.  Saturday, get a head start on “the wearing of the green” and set your feet a’ tappin, Irish-style with Atlantic Steps, an ... read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Chalk Art Festival, Metal Museum, Atlantic Steps, Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, Angels in America, Playhouse on the Square, Memphis Knit Mafia, Yarn Bomb

Discover the Arts: March 6 - March 10

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 5th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Attend multiple events, each featuring multiple artists!  Start with Crosstown Arts’ Pecha Kucha Night with presenters from ArtsMemphis and the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center, among others. Catch the final performance of Footnotes 4-Lifted, an evening of collaborative dance combining the work of ten area dance groups. On Saturday March 9, head to the Metal Museum for the Cosmic Trunk Show where several museum store artists will be displaying an array of wares, or get tuned into spring at the multi-talented Wolf River Singers’ Spring ... read more »

Topics: Crosstown Arts, Pecha Kucha, ArtsMemphis, Footnotes 4- Lifted, Metal Museum, Cosmic Trunk Show, Wolf River Singers

Discover the Arts: Jan. 17 - Jan. 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 15th, 2013

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events!  Take the time to honor the wisdom and celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. through an award winning play, a premier touring dance company and the re-opening of a one-of-a-kind collection. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of many performances and exhibitions from January 17 - 21. read more »

Topics: The Mountaintop, Circuit Playhouse, Hattiloo Theatre, Prizm Ensemble, Rudi E. Scheidt Scool of Music, Metal Museum, Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary's School, Opera Memphis, Elixir of Love

Discover the Arts: Dec. 6- Dec. 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 4th, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events! HOLIDAY EVENTS SECOND EDITION: These events are sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Be apart of Memphis traditions, start new ones or give the gift of the arts! Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of many holiday performances from December 6 - 11 read more »

Topics: Nut ReMix, It's A Wonderful LIfe: A Live Radio Play, Holiday Show and Sale Open House, The Nutcracker, Steve Cropper, Booker T & the MG's, New Ballet Ensemble, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Metal Museum, Hattiloo Theatre, Stax Music Academy, A Million Wings, Wild Abundance Publishing

Discover the Arts: Oct. 4 - Oct. 7

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 2nd, 2012

Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy 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. We've recommended just a few of all the events happening October 4-7.  Spice up your fall! Explore the fine arts with enchanting fairytales and musical zombies. read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, Playhouse on the Sqaure, Project: Motion, Germantown Performing Arts Centre, Evergreen Theatre