Wednesday, Nov 20
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fall Fundraiser for Clean Memphis & Project Green Fork
Wednesday, Dec 4
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday, Dec 6
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Musical
Saturday, Dec 7
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Opening Art Reception
Friday, November 1
Sue's captivating oil paintings will be on display at 20twelve Nov. 7-18. All paintings on display are available for purchase -- just in time for the holidays!
Tuesday-Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Join us as special guest artist Cathy Talbot leads an introduction to enameling. Glass enameling is the ancient art of melting fine powdered glass to metal. This class will include several enameling techniques on copper, using both an electric kiln and Mapp gas torch if desired. Instruction will include an explanation of enameling techniques, such as dry sifting, counter enameling, sgraffito, stencils, stamps, glass beads, graphite, wafers, and threads. Everyone will leave this class with several pieces of work, including a pendant, earrings, bracelet, and a light switch plate or tray.
The Metal Museum is proud to announce Sarah Perkins as the 2019 Master Metalsmith. With an artistic career that spans more than three decades, Sarah is best known for her hand-formed and enameled metal vessels and containers. She has shown artwork in the United States, India, Canada, Europe, Korea, and Taiwan, participating in over 300 competitive and invitational exhibitions. Perkins is now Professor Emerita at Missouri State University (Springfield, MO), where she taught from 1994 to 2017.
Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday. Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum.
Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
Cafe Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Orange Mound in October!
Come Join us on October 19th, from 12-3 for the opening reception of the Melrose High School Heritage room and gallery! Following directly after the Melrose High School Community Breakfast, which starts at 9:00AM and goes until around 11:30AM, The Heritage room will unveil its new exhibit;
Torchbearers of Excellence: A Tribute to Melrose Alumni
There will be pieces featured on loan from the Whithers Museum, as well as many never before seen artifacts from Orange Mound's Community and Residents and specialty pieces from community artists for all to enjoy.
Come and Soak in some Orange Mound History!
$5 for Students
$10 other Others (Suggested Donation) As always, BYOE (easel).
“Hold the Door,” Part I of the Fall 2019 BFA Thesis Exhibition, features the work of four graduating seniors of The University of Memphis Department of Art: Ivy-Jade Edwards, Jeff Carter, Robert Fairchild IV, and Nicholas Svoboda. The exhibition is a compilation of works in a variety of media including painting and sculpture where color is paramount. The presentation celebrates the completion of their undergraduate studies and the culmination of each student's artistic exploration and experiences.
The exhibition will be on view in The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art. The students will discuss their work in a gallery talk on October 29th at 11:30 am. All events are free and open to the public.
“Chatter in the Skull,” the MFA Thesis Exhibition of Christopher Davis, is a phrase used by philosopher Alan Watts in reference to over-thinking and its relationship to reality. Influenced by the unique landscape of Southern Illinois where he grew up, his work is formed by assembling fragments of beauty into monuments, fetishes, markers, and relics. The exhibition features assemblages cast to create relief sculptures and small totems, as well as larger totems/markers assembled from steel, cast objects, and wood.
Carl Scott has always been passionate about art. He fully devoted himself to his love of art early in life. As he grew up, he continuously challenged himself by working with different mediums. Carl’s work evokes feelings of familiarity and emotional connection. The viewer is drawn into his work, constantly discovering new details and aspects with every glance.
Carl graduated from the Memphis College of Art in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts. He has completed numerous projects, including murals, paintings, and art classes. His work has been featured in many exhibits and can be found throughout the Mid-South in various galleries, churches, banks, convention centers, hotels, and businesses.
GPAC celebrates the visual arts by exhibiting a diverse collection of artwork by emerging and professional artists from around the region like Angi Cooper.
The St. Agnes Academy Theatre Department presents Little Women, the musical, November 6 -9 in the Hook Theatre on the St. Agnes-St. Dominic campus. This musical adaptation of the beloved novel by Louisa May Alcott is a timeless story of love, family values, heartbreak, and incredible strength of some amazing women. Jo March, a woman so far ahead of her time, and her sisters teach us that the deep bond of sisterhood can carry us through life’s troubles and greatest joys.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door and can be purchased by emailing [email protected]
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with FedEx, Macy’s, 1910 Frame Works, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, returns Memphis’ holiday tradition to the Playhouse on the Square stage.
Life will never be the same for Michael, John, and Wendy Darling after Peter Pan visits their nursery window offering to take them to the magical world of Neverland. They meet the Lost Boys, spritely fairy Tinkerbell, the beautiful princess Tiger Lily, and the evil Captain Hook. The conflict between Peter and Hook takes center stage as the magical adventure turns dangerous and teaches everyone the true power of friendship.
This year’s production welcomes new faces and vision to the classic tale with special guest director, Warner Crocker (Junk) and choreography by the 2019 Ostrander Gypsy Award winner, Brittany Pauline Church (Kinky Boots, Tuck Everlasting). The Darling home, Neverland, and even The Jolly Roger have been reimagined by guest designer, Kiah Kayser.
Performances will run Friday - Sunday with a 2:00 pm curtain. Matinee performances for groups are also available. For tickets, call the Box Office at (901) 726-4656 or visit our website www.playhouseonthesquare.org. Follow with social media using #PeterPanMemphis. Group rates available.
Special ticket pricing for opening weekend $25. Pay What You Can performances, sponsored by Arts First and the First Tennessee Foundation are November 30 and December 27.
We gather at the garden each Tuesday during the school year from 3p.m. until 5p.m. We work with children from Cornerstone Prep and Lester Middle School on take home art projects and permanent art installations.
egister here to volunteer or contact Megan at 319-981-0380 or [email protected] to learn more!
Shelby County Library – East
7200 East Shelby Drive
Thursday 10:00 A.M. Room A
For more information – [email protected]
The Memphis Potters’ Guild announces its 39th Annual Holiday
Show & Sale on November 22-24, 2019. The show is hosted by St. Anne Catholic Church, 706 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111
The opening reception will be Friday, November 22, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Daily Hours will be:
Saturday, November 23, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 24, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Show features work by local artists, in Porcelain, Stoneware &
Earthenware. The works encompass a broad spectrum of ceramic
objects, including sculptural vessels, jewelry, traditional utilitarian
pottery and many one of a kind home accessories. The artists in the
show are some of the best ceramists in the Mid-South!
For additional information please call:
Leandra Urrutia: 901-240-4205
Bryan Blankenship: 901-230-9373
Join Alicia Diallo for the "The Sound of Deliverance", a Live Recording that will take place on November 22, 2019.
Featured artists include: Cristabel Clack, Neicy Robertson, Dathan Thigpen, and Jonathan Davis.
Vending and Sponsorship: (901)-602-6856 or [email protected]
General Info/Bookings: (901) 859-2164 or [email protected]
Blacksmithing II teaches advanced forging techniques, such as forge welding, collars, collar lap joints, and rivets. By the end of this two-day class, students will leave with a 12” x 12” window grille. The first day will focus on making the frame and center bar and riveting it together. The second day will focus on scroll making, which includes forge welding and fitting the scrolls to the grille.
$360 | Blacksmithing I required | Ages 15 +
Learn how to use resin sand to make a two-part mold. Resin bonded sand is a mixture of a super fine grade sand mixed with a 2- or 3-part chemical that binds the sand together and hardens. It creates a strong mold that can withstand high temperatures. You will pour several aluminum and bronze molds, either custom made or from the Museum’s patterns.
$360 | Beginner | Ages 15 +
"On their self-titled 2017 debut album, the boundary-breaking Memphis combo Southern Avenue sparked a one-band musical revolution, embodying an effortlessly organic soul/blues/R&B fusion that reflects the band members' diverse roots as well as their deep commitment to their chosen style. On their second album Keep On, set for release on May 10, 2019 via Concord Records, the dynamic outfit expands its gritty musical vision to embrace new musical challenges and a more expansive creative vision.
Southern Avenue combines the talents of a prodigiously talented set of young musicians who bring their individual backgrounds to the table to create music that carries the Southern soul legacy into the 21st century, spanning the band members' wide-ranging musical interests while showcasing the powerful chemistry and electrifying live show that they've honed through extensive stage and studio experience. Since the release of their debut, Southern Avenue has played in over a dozen countries and wowed audiences at such festivals as Bonnaroo, Firefly, Electric Forest and Lockn’.
Guitar phenom Ori Naftaly originally built his reputation in his native Israel before joining forces with deeply expressive Memphis-bred singer Tierinii Jackson and her subtly powerful drummer sister Tikyra Jackson. The band's lineup is rounded out by versatile keyboardist Jeremy Powell, an early alumnus of Stax Records' renowned music academy.
"The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to Memphis with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour! Join show creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, and the world’s greatest – and only – movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy, as they take you on an exhilarating roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 has earned its place in history as one of the Top 100 TV Shows of all time and is currently a hit show on Netflix. Now you can sit in the same theater with your favorite characters and experience this comedy phenomenon in a universally acclaimed LIVE event.
This is the last chance to see Joel as he celebrates his final live tour performing the unique comedic art form he created. The exhilarating, nonstop, rapid-fire hilarity is brimming with hundreds of jokes riffed on a “So-Bad-It’s-Good” feature film, plus spirited sketches and songs that turn the stage into a circus-themed party. | Tikets $32.50 - $49.50"
“The Three B’s!” Maestro Moody and Benjamin Beilman – one of the top violinists in the world – join MSO for an amazing journey through the classical music of giants Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. A surprise encore may even be in the works!
Learn how to forge and twist metal to make your own grilling skewers during this two-hour class. Expect to leave with 6 to 10 skewers.
$60 per session | Beginner | Ages 15 and up
During this class you will use a forge, hammer and anvil to learn to taper, twist, spread and form steel to create your own hooks. You will leave with one or two completed hooks.
$90 per session | Beginner | Ages 15 and up
Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm to make your own art tile. Carve your design into a 4” x 4” square mold and our Foundry crew will cast it in aluminum for you!
Note: This is an outdoor event and will be available while supplies last.
$20 per tile | Sales end at 2pm
WinterArts, The South's Premiere Holiday Artists' Market presents its 11th annual showcase of exceptional & unique hand-crafted works by our region's finest artists. This year's stellar collection of holiday gift ideas wrought in glass, metal, wood, clay, fiber, and more, will be staged at 888 South White Station Rd (between Poplar & Park Avenues; next-door to Bed Bath & Beyond).
Open daily Saturday, November 30, through Christmas Eve; hours are: Mondays - Wednesdays 10am to 6pm; Thursdays 10am to 7pm; Fridays 10am to 9pm; Saturdays 10am to 6pm & Sundays noon to 5pm. For more information see winterartsmemphis.com or WinterArtsMemphis on facebook. Presented by ArtWorks Foundation.
Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter’s second year at school like never before. This concert features Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition while the Memphis Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ otherworldly score. Experience the wonder of talking spiders, scolding letters, and giant snakes all over again! | Tickets $52.50 - $82.50
$5 student $10 other pholkx suggest donation. As always, BYOE (easel).
Set up is 6:30-7, drawing begins promptly at 7 with warmups and then 1-2 long poses. Crit 8:45-9.
GPAC celebrates the Visual Arts by exhibiting a diverse collection of artwork by emerging and professional artists from around the region like Kerry Peeples.
In the Lobby Gallery December 3 - January 3
With an Artist's Reception on
December 14 from 5:00 - 7:00pm Everyone is welcome.
The Orpheum''s Dinner on Stage includes an inside peek into the stories and history of the historic Orpheum as told by President & CEO Brett Batterson. The evening includes a cocktail reception, a tour of the theatre and backstage, a three-course meal with wine, entertainment by Opera Memphis carolers, and an enlightening Q&A session.
Tickets are $75 per person, $50 for current season ticket holders, or $550 for a table of 8.
For tickets, call the Orpheum Box Office at 901-525-3000.
More information at orpheum-memphis.com/event/dinner-on-stage-december-2019