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ArtsMemphis Receives $25,000 for Innovative, Arts-Based Community Engagement Program

December 13th, 2016

Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced awards totaling more than $30 million, including a $25,000 grant to help Memphis-based community leaders use the arts to revitalize local neighborhoods.  The grant will be administered through ArtsMemphis, and it will go toward projects led by participants in the organization’s Community Engagement Fellows Program – an ... read more »

ArtsMemphis Puts Spotlight on Teachers with After School Special

November 1st, 2016

ArtsMemphis, in partnership with ArtsFirst, has turned the spotlight on teachers for their new exhibit, After School Special, curated by Nikii Richey.  The exhibit features 50 pieces of art submitted by 38 art teachers from the Memphis area. A selection committee chose the original works of art after a call for artists among all Shelby County children’s art teachers.  read more »

ArtsMemphis Elects New Board Members

September 12th, 2016

Memphis, TN - (September 6, 2016) – Today ArtsMemphis publicly announced the appointment of three new members to the ranks of its Board of Directors. The new members comprise top executives from some of the city’s most prominent companies. They are: Jon Ernst (Vice President/General Manager of Foodservice Business at International Paper); Reginald R. Paige, Sr. (Associate General ... read more »

Join ArtsMemphis and Latino Memphis for 901 Latino Connect: Arts Track Attracting and Engaging Latino Memphians

August 8th, 2016

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FAYETTE NONPROFITS ELIGIBLE FOR ARTS GRANT FUNDING (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

June 22nd, 2016

Fayette County organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are encouraged to apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s FY17 Arts Build Community Grant. read more »

LAUDERDALE NONPROFITS ELIGIBLE FOR ARTS GRANT FUNDING (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

June 22nd, 2016

Lauderdale County organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are encouraged to apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s FY17 Arts Build Community Grant. read more »

TIPTON NONPROFITS ELIGIBLE FOR ARTS GRANT FUNDING (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

June 22nd, 2016

Tipton County organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are encouraged to apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s FY17 Arts Build Community Grant. read more »

BREAKING NEWS: ArtsMemphis wins national award for exemplary work at the intersection of the arts and community life.

June 17th, 2016

Today, Americans for the Arts named ArtsMemphis as the winner of its 2016 Robert E. Gard Award at the organization's Annual Convention in Boston, MA.  read more »

Collierville’s Newest Chef Brian Thurmond lends culinary expertise to raise money for the arts

April 12th, 2016

ArtsMemphis today announces details for their unique fundraising event called Art by Design, presented by IBERIABANK.  The event will bring together a fifteen of Memphis's most sought-after interior designers to create one-of-a-kind "vignettes" at Propcellar on Summer Ave.  Three days of events including parties and tours on April 28th and April 29th, culminating in a public opening on ... read more »

Fifteen Memphis interior designers use creative talents to raise money for the arts

April 11th, 2016

Explore the people, products and places that make the interior design world so exciting and inspiring at Art by Design presented by IBERIABANK.  read more »

Grant Range for Community Art Projects Increases by $500 (ArtsMemphis Seeks Applications from Area Arts Organizations)

March 30th, 2016

A free grant workshop for organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community will be held from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 12, at Hattiloo Theater, 37 South Cooper St. read more »

Metropolitan Bank Honors Memphis Artist with Emmett O'Ryan Award

March 3rd, 2016

Beth Edwards, a Memphis visual artist, best known for her paintings of children’s toys, is the recipient of the sixth annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration. This award is given by Metropolitan Bank to a local artist whose work demonstrates artistic mastery. read more »

Economic Impact of the Arts to be Measured

February 1st, 2016

As one of Tennessee’s leading arts organizations, ArtsMemphis will participate in a national study designed to reveal how non-profit and cultural organizations strengthen the local economy. In partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) and Americans for the Arts (AFTA), ArtsMemphis will spearhead the local effort to collect data from non-profit arts and cultural organizations ... read more »