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Topic: Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Recommended Arts Events July 13 - 17th!

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 12th, 2016

Get out and support the arts this weekend!  Hear about 40 years of history with our volunteer radio station, WEVL, at Dixon's Munch and Learn, discover the world of comic books with local artist Adam Benet Shaw, relive the legendary R. L. Burnside's music through his grandson at the Levitt Shell, celebrate 28 Years of Blues on the Bluff at the Metal Museum, and join in with other makers at a meet and greet with Made By.  read more »

Topics: Metal Museum, WEVL, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 901 Comics, Levitt Shell, Made By

Discover the Arts: November 4 - November 8

Posted by ArtsMemphis on November 3rd, 2015

After last weekend’s wild Halloween celebrations, this weekend is all about taking it easy. From lectures to play-openings, Memphis will host numerous laid back options for arts enthusiasts to enjoy.  read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, The Orpheum Theatre, Brooks Museum of Art, Beckman Arts Center, Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Discover the Arts: October 21 - October 25

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 20th, 2015

The arts are on FIRE - outdoor festivals, an artist talk, Shakespearean comedy and an unorthodox pumpkin carving extravaganza!  read more »

Topics: RiverArts Fest, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Rhodes College, Creative Aging, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: October 7 - October 11

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 6th, 2015

Time to take a break, that is, a fall break! Help turn trash to treasure at Ballet Memphis’ Deconstruction Day and Dixon Gallery’s Art Break.  Enjoy a little comedy and heartbreak at The Break-Up Show and attend a workshop breaking down on the future of the arts! read more »

Topics: Ballet Memphis, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, The Break-Up Show, ArtsMemphis

Discover the Arts: July 22 - July 29

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 21st, 2015

If not for your love of art, what would you do on a hot late July weekend in Memphis? We have a mix of indoor/outdoor activities that will be sure to get your mind off the hot, humid temperatures. Interact with Chinese artists who have more than 5,000 years of artistic lineage influencing their work. Celebrate 27 years of fun on the bluffs of the Mississippi River in a beautiful park-like setting. Learn all about the art of camping. Enjoy six short films that won awards at this year’s Sundance Festival.  read more »

Topics: Memphis College of Art, WEVL 89.9 FM, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Indie Memphis, Crosstown Arts

Discover the Arts: April 11- April 14

Posted by ArtsMemphis on April 9th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Drop-in with the kids to the Memphis Brooks Museum for some light-hearted sprayed watercolor art-making at their Creation Station: April Showers event on Saturday.  Get deep and explore the vagaries of human nature with Tennessee Shakespeare Company’s elegant Edwardian production of Hamlet at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens.  Get rockin’ with Foo Fighter’s Dave Grohl in his filmmaking debut. Don’t miss the chance to see Grohl both explore and make music history with Music Documentary- Sound City at the Memphis Brooks ... read more »

Topics: Creation Station: April Showers, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Hamlet, Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Sound City, 9-O-One Love Community Celebrations

Discover the Arts: Feb. 13 - Feb. 19

Posted by ArtsMemphis on February 12th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend! Go insane at Five in One listening to Berlin Based Beatjazz, share Maxine Strawder's passion for dance, take the whole family to the Dixon for free and visit the ArtsMemphis Group Exhibition honoring Emmett O'Ryan, featuring 12 local artists. 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. Below we've highlighted ... read more »

Topics: ArtsMemphis, Emmett O'Ryan Award Group Exhibition, Project:Motion, Onyx Ashanti, Five in One, Memphis Art Family Day, Dixon Gallery & Gardens

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