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Celebrate summer solstice with great music and beautiful views

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 21st, 2016

Grab a blanket and chill out by the river with great music and cinema  - in a converted chapel or in the presence of rock stars! read more »

Topics: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Opera Memphis, Memphis Acoustic Music Association, ArtsMemphis, Stax Music Academy, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

In the Light of Day: Recommended Arts Events April 28 - May 1

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 26th, 2016

No babysitters, fancy clothes, or expensive tickets needed! There are some very fun and family-friendly events going on this weekend - from a production of The Little Mermaid to free concerts, a film screening and Memphis’ first ever interior designer showcase! read more »

Topics: New Day Children's Theatre, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Stax Music Academy, The Blues Foundation, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: December 16 - December 20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 15th, 2015

Reconnecting with family and friends while sharing amazing art and  artistry is always a good idea! There are lots of unforgettable events to chose from this holiday season.  Give a ticket to one of these events to even the hardest to impress... read more »

Topics: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Project Motion, Brian Anderson Photography, Stax Music Academy

Discover the Arts: June 19 - June 22

Posted on June 17th, 2014

Travel back to the 1960s, enjoy a night of music and movies with the family, listen to the musical stylings of Stax alumni and dance the night away to the music of Bollywood. read more »

Topics: Playhouse on the Square, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Stax Music Academy, Collage Dance Collective

Discover the Arts: February 26-March 1

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 25th, 2014

Remember recess? Revisit play-time with the performing and visual arts. Learn why Memphis Matters with Playback Memphis. Support the Dixon and your local craftsmen with a pottery show and sale. Don’t miss the legendary Sharon Jones with local favorite Valerie June in what’s sure to be an unforgettable performance. read more »

Topics: Stax Music Academy, Peace, Love & Soulsville, Memphis Matters, Playback Memphis, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, All That's Clay, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Valerie June, Minglewood Hall

Discover the Arts: July 25-July 28

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 23rd, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Go back in time—to the Old Testament and the 1970s—with a performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Continue the flashback with The Doors’ legendary Hollywood Bowl performance right here in Memphis. Get funky with the Stax Music Academy Alumni Band at B.B. Kings. Make your own bronze metal molds at the Botanic Garden. read more »

Topics: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Kroc Center of Memphis, Indie Memphis, Levitt Shell, Concert Film Series, Stax Music Academy Alumni Band, B.B. Kings, Memphis Botanic Garden, Metal Clay Mold Mania,

Special Edition: Discover the Arts - Black History Month in Memphis

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 4th, 2013

Discover the arts this month! As a city with such a rich legacy of both African-American history and the arts, it’s no surprise that Memphis’ arts groups are celebrating Black History Month with a variety of vibrant and engaging events. Here are some ways for you to celebrate Black History Month with the arts. In Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Check back every Wednesday at 2:00 for our must-see picks for the weekend. Below we've highlighted just a few of many ... read more »

Topics: Black History Month, Discover the Arts, Stax Music Academy, Memphis College of Art, Playhouse on the Square, Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Ballet on Wheels

Discover the Arts: Jan. 31 - Feb. 5

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 29th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! See the Cannon Center lose its roof, have your stories played back to you and survey ten plus years of great contemporary art. Plus, RISE with Collage dance Collective and go the Wild West with Opera Memphis. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Check back every Wednesday at 2:00 for our must-see picks for the weekend – or click here to get our recommendations in your inbox. Below we've recommended just a few of many performances and ... read more »

Topics: Memphis Matters, Playback Memphis, Elixir of Love, Opera Memphis. RISE: Winter Concert, Collage dance Collective, Present Tense: The Art of Memphis from 2001-Now, STAX Music Academy, Black History Month

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