ArtsMemphis Blog

Topic: ArtsFest

Discover the Arts: April 3-6

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 1st, 2014

Don’t miss the excitement of opening weekend of the second annual Midtown Opera Festival. On Thursday, hit up spark at Crosstown Arts, and then head over to the Hi-Tone to see Bobby Rush. Celebrate Memphis’ most talented student artists at ArtsFest. Celebrate Forging on the River with a Wild Game Dinner at the Metal Museum. read more »

Topics: Midtown Opera Festival, Opera Memphis, spark: loss of innocence, Crosstown Arts, Ballet Memphis, Hi-Tone Cafe, Bobby Rush, Rhodes College, ArtsFest, Wild Game Dinner, Metal Museum

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: June 27-June 30

Posted by ArtsMemphis on June 25th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Don’t miss the performance of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. by young thespians from Germantown Community Theatre at the Kroc Center. On Friday, catch the DVD release of Craig Brewer’s Indie Origins and support Black Lodge Video, Memphis’ independent video store with screenings, live music and free pizza. Get in some exercise and culture with a bike tour to Crittenden County to explore some of the sites featured in Carroll Cloar’s work, lead by Memphis Brooks Museum of Art curator, Dr. Stanton Thomas. Spend your Sunday at the Blues City ... read more »

Topics: Aladdin, Jr., Germantown Community Theatre, Indie Origins, Indie Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Bike to Cloar, Summer of Cloar, Blues City Cultural Center, Whitehaven PopUp ArtsFest

Discover the Arts: April 4- April 7

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 2nd, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Bring the entire family to celebrate student achievement in the arts and witness the power of arts in education at ArtsFest 2013.  Experience 3 nights of fashion and excitement as Memphis Fashion Weekend highlights the work of 9 national and local designers.  Join ArtsMemphis as we showcase Memphis’ vibrant art and design culture with a fashion inspired exhibition including work by several Memphis artists as well as sketches from the emerging fashion designers chosen to participate in Memphis Fashion Weekend. read more »

Topics: Memphis City Schools, ArtsFest, Memphis Fashion Weekend, ArtsMemphis, fashion plate

Discover the Arts: Oct. 25 – Oct. 28

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 23rd, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one of the following art events! Get in touch with Memphis roots this weekend through retro live music, a theatrical gospel explosion, and events inspired by the Mighty Mississippi. 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 the many events happening October 25-28. Click here to view the complete art events calendar. read more »

Topics: Hattiloo Theatre, Germantown Perfroming Arts Centre, RiverArtsFest, South Main Historic District, UrbanArt Commission, Memphis College of Art, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square

RiverArtsFest Oct. 26- 28, 2012

Posted by Bonnie Thornton on October 22nd, 2012

If you’re on this site, chances are you love the arts, especially the arts in Memphis. Whether it’s performing arts or visual, art stimulates and enriches our lives in many ways. Here at RiverArtsFest, opening this Friday night, a small team of dedicated volunteers works each year to produce what we consider to be the best juried fine arts festival in the region. read more »

Topics: RiverArtsFest, South Main Historic District, Memphis City Schools, Food Trucks, Memphis Music Foundation, Festival