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ArtsMemphis is the vehicle for contributors of all types to support the arts community. As the lead arts funder in the Mid-South, we serve as a convener and connector while building awareness for the arts and their impact. In 2023, ArtsMemphis will celebrate 60 years of operation and $90+ million invested in the Memphis community.

Our Mission & Vision

ArtsMemphis sustains Memphis’ world-renowned cultural vitality and strengthens local communities through the arts. 

We envision a Memphis in which every individual feels pride in our city’s authentic cultural assets and experiences the impact of the arts in their lives.  

Our Values

In pursuit of our mission & vision, we're guided by a commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Access.

The pandemic has elevated awareness for the essential role the arts play in driving our economy, impacting youth development, and bridging connections among people. The arts spark innovation and creativity and provide a renewed energy to the overall quality of life in Memphis and surrounding areas.


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One gift supports 68 arts organizations and 145 artists

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