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Recommended Arts Events September 28th - October 2nd

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 28th, 2016

ArtsMemphis is proud to be a partner in the highly anticipated Artspace South Main Lofts in Downtown Memphis. Come join us Thursday for the groundbreaking and festivities! This weekend proves to be an entertaining one with Murals being painted on Chelsea at N. Evergreen, Liberace taking over the Next Stage, Mr. Rickey calling an important meeting, and the Father of Modern Dance entertaining us at Buckman! Get out and Discover the Arts this weekend! read more »

Topics: ARTSPACE, PAINT MEMPHIS, BUCKMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, HATTILOO, THEATRE MEMPHIS

June is a month for love, celebrate your love of the arts.

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 14th, 2016

Find love and acceptance in the arts this weekend at family-friendly musicals and free outdoor concerts or while celebrating local talent and the women of stax records.  read more »

Topics: Theatre Memphis, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, House of Mtenzi, Artistik Lounge, New Ballet Ensemble

Discover the Arts: September 4 - September 7

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

Enjoy an evening in the garden, visit one of America's favorite families, listen to never before heard music and kick off a fall concert series. read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, Theatre Memphis, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Levitt Shell, Discover the Arts

Discover the Arts: March 20-March 23

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 18th, 2014

Take in a free lecture about the historic Memphis Church Kneel-Ins at the Pink Palace. See legendary blues guitarist Taj Mahal at GPAC. Experience Alvin Ailey’s junior dance company, Ailey II. Get into the spirit with Theatre Memphis’ production of Jesus Christ Superstar. read more »

Topics: Pink Palace, The Last Segregated Hour, Taj Mahal Trio, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Ailey II, Buckman Arts Center, Theatre Memphis, Jesus Christ Superstar

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: Halloween Edition!

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 22nd, 2013

Discover the arts this Halloween week! There are plenty of spooky arts events happening in Memphis this fall. See New Moon Theatre Company’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Then, don’t miss Theatre Memphis’ performance of Mel Brooks’ interpretation of the classic with Young Frankenstein. Celebrate the Day of the Dead with an unforgettable party at the Brooks. On a less scary note, the seventh annual RiverArtsFest is also this weekend and not to be missed. read more »

Topics: New Moon Theatre Company, Frankenstein, Theatre Memphis, Young Frankenstein, Day of the Dead, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, RiverArtsFest, Historic South Main Arts District

Discover the Arts: August 29-Septemeber 1

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 27th, 2013

Discover the Arts this weekend! Hear voices from the grave performed by Chatterbox. Enjoy a free festival featuring the best of Memphis’ musical heritage on Main Street. See Proof’s final run at Theatre Memphis. Spend Labor Day watching a steamroller print woodcuts and get one of your own.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. read more »

Topics: Chatterbox Audio Theatre, Spoon River Anthology, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis Music and Heritage Festival, Center for Southern Folklore, Theatre Memphis, Proof, Steamroller Printing, Social Club

Discover the Arts: August 14-August 18

Posted by ArtsMemphis on August 13th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Support an up and coming fashion illustrator. Kick off Theatre Memphis’ 2013-2014 season with The Royal Family. Bid on the works of your favorite local artists and support Baptist Trinity Hospice at The Art of Caring. See the works of two of the South's beloved artists-Carroll Cloar and Eudora Welty-come together as a collaborative performance. read more »

Topics: Theatre Memphis, The Royal Family, Kris Keys, The Road to London College of Fashion, The Art of Caring, Baptist Trinity Hospice, Voices of the South, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Carroll Cloar, Eudora Welty

Discover the Arts: July 18-20

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 16th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! For theatre-loving kids, Theatre Memphis’ ShoWagon and youth company present “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” For theatre-loving adults, The Break-Up Show 3 has tales of heartbreak and rejection.  #makeascene with Opera Memphis’ Summer Conservatory performance. Enjoy blues and barbeque on the banks of the Mississippi at WEVL’s beloved fundraiser. read more »

Topics: Theatre Memphis, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Crosstown Arts, The Break-Up Show 3, Opera Memphis, #makeascene, Summer Conservatory, WEVL, Blues on the Bluff

Discover the Arts: June 20-June 25

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 18th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Need an outing for the whole family? Support ArtsMemphis at Shell Out for the Arts for an evening of wine, beer and dinner from Fratelli’s, great music by John Nemeth and the Bo-Keys and a special kids’ activity by Theatre Memphis. Experience a weekend of chamber music by some of the nation’s most talented musicians at the Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, produced by Luna Nova Music. Pay homage to one of Memphis’ most important assets—our teachers—at Playback Memphis’ Memphis Matters Celebrates Teachers performance. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Shell Out for the Arts, John Nemeth and the Bo-Keys, Theatre Memphis, Belvedere Chamber Music Festival, Luna Nova Music, Playback Memphis, Memphis Matters Celebrates Teachers, Sid Selvidge, Levitt Shell

Discover the Arts: March 28- March 31

Posted by ArtsMemphis on March 26th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Come out on Saturday, March 30 for an all day celebration of the city you call home.  The Heart of Memphis Festival at Tiger Lane will bring together all the things that make Memphis a great place to live, work and play, including music, food and art.  Proof positive that our city exudes creativity and stands for artistic excellence “Present Tense – the Arts of Memphis from 2001-Now” features the work of over seventy Memphis-area contemporary artists.  All that celebrating making you feel like singing and dancing?  ... read more »

Topics: The Heart of Memphis Festival, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Present Tense, Theatre Memphis, A Chorus Line

Discover the Arts: Jan. 10 - Jan. 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 8th, 2013

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events! Find out why Theatre Memphis and the Memphis Brooks Museum are bringing back SUPER popular events Altar Boyz and the British Arrows Awards while the Memphis Symphony combines the music of Leonard Bernstein and Beethoven with dance. 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 10 - 14. read more »

Topics: British Arrows Awards, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Altar Boyz, Theatre Memphis, Beethoven, Bernstein, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Memphis, U-DIG Dance Academy, Kaleidoscope Club, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis Unchained, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: Dec. 13- Dec. 16

Posted by ArtsMemphis on December 11th, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one or all of the following art events! HOLIDAY EVENTS EDITION PART 3: Do you love holiday plays with a moral lesson? These events are sure to pull at your heart strings! 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 13 - 16 read more »

Topics: A Christmas Carol, Theatre Memphis, Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Germantown Community Theatre, Holiday Music, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Holiday Artisan Faire, Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market

Discover the Arts: Oct. 11 - Oct. 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 9th, 2012

There's a lot going on this weekend! Get creative with great events for kids & family. 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 11 - 14. read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Theatre Memphis, Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, The Memphis Chamber Music Society, David Lusk Gallery, Levitt Shell, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis Pink Palace Family of Museums