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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: February 6-February 9

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 4th, 2014

Dream Big with the Grizzlies at the Brooks. Enjoy an Egyptology presentation of the University of Memphis. Take in the sounds of Robin Bullock aka the “Celtic Guitar God” thanks to MAMA. Sip champagne and buy something for your sweetheart at the Metal Museum. read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Dream Big, University of Memphis, Egyptology, Robin Bullock, Memphis Acoustic Music Assocaition, Champagne Sunday, Metal Musem

Discover the Arts: October 16-October 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 15th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  See a documentary chronicling the origins of zombies on film. Hear writer, musician and punk pioneer Richard Hell reading from his new autobiography. Celebrate Crosstown with a neighborhood block party. Experience the opening weekend of the River Project 2 by Ballet Memphis. read more »

Topics: Southern Circuit Birth of the Living Dead, Indie Memphis, University of Memphis, Richard Hell, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Crosstown Arts, Crosstown Block Party, River Project 2, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square

The River Project Symposium

Posted by Lauren Kennedy on September 16th, 2013

Having grown up in this area and spent time in Memphis as a kid, it can be easy to take for granted how impressive the Mississippi River is. I was reminded of this when one of my best friends from Texas came to visit and told me that crossing the Mississippi River as he was driving in was one of the coolest experiences he has had. The breadth of the river, the seemingly slow but constant movement of it, the knowledge that you aren’t likely to swim across it easily and watching it rise and fall… it really is incredible to behold. Add to all of that the enormously rich history ... read more »

Topics: River Project Symposium, Mississippi River, Rhodes College, Crosstown Arts, Ballet Memphis, University of Memphis, Center for Earthquake Research and Information, Playhouse on the Square

Summer of Cloar

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 25th, 2013

Like Memphis’ heat index, The Summer of Cloar is heating up, offering a host of exhibits and events for everyone, from those unfamiliar with Carroll Cloar’s work to his biggest fans. University of Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, David Lusk Gallery and Christian Brothers University came together to produce the collective examination of the Memphis artist’s work to celebrate his centennial. Each site gives a different perspective on Cloar’s life and work for a truly collaborative, comprehensive look at his contributions to American art. The exhibits have received ... read more »

Topics: Summer of Cloar, Carroll Cloar, Stanton Thomas, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, University of Memphis, David Lusk Gallery, Christian Brothers University, DeltaArts

Discover the Arts: Sept. 27 - Sept. 30

Posted by ArtsMemphis on September 26th, 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 September 27-30. Get on campus! Explore the fine arts at our local colleges and universities this weekend.  read more »

Topics: Opera Memphis, Fuel Film, Rhodes College, Levitt Shell, Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Southwest Community College, University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University