ArtsMemphis Grants over $42,000 to Arts Organizations

August 28th, 2013

ArtsMemphis announces the recipients of this year’s Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants. A total of $42,735 was awarded this year to 23 organizations in Shelby and Lauderdale Counties. Awards range from $985 to $2,000. read more »

ArtsMemphis Launches ArtsAccelerator Grant for Visual Artists

August 8th, 2013

For the first time in its 50-year history, ArtsMemphis has created a fund for individual working artists in the field of visual arts. read more »

ArtsMemphis Receives National Book Award

May 30th, 2013

Wild Abundance Publishing, the publishing division of ArtsMemphis, was awarded a silver medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards for  its most recent book, A Million Wings, a collection of essays and photographs featuring a dozen private duck clubs along the Mississippi Flyway. read more »

Newly Reinstated Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants available through ArtsMemphis

May 24th, 2013

The Tennessee Arts Commission has reinstated its popular Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant and will invest as much as $50,000 in West Tennessee arts projects and programs during 2013-2014, beginning July 1. The funding, which will be distributed through ArtsMemphis, provides vital financial support for projects that broaden public access to the arts and enhance the quality and viability of ... read more »

Memphis Hop Bus Service Begins May 6

May 6th, 2013

The Memphis Hop bus service  that will provide Memphians and tourists with quick and easy transportation to the best of the city’s cultural attractions will begin service with a launch event at noon, Monday, May 6, at the Memphis Hop bus stop on Beale Street between Second and Third.   read more »

NEA Awards $135,000 to Memphis groups

April 24th, 2013

Four Memphis arts groups – ArtsMemphis, Opera Memphis, Soulsville, and Binghampton Development Corporation – have received $135,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, which is nearly half of the total sum given by the NEA to arts organizations throughout Tennessee. read more »

Metropolitan Bank Presents Emmett O'Ryan Award to Alan Spearman

February 28th, 2013

Alan Spearman, a Memphis filmmaker,  recently received the third annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration,  given by Metropolitan Bank to an emerging artist for his or her work that also bears promise for future artistic significance. read more »

Art Mural Created by Whitehaven High students Installed at Davis YMCA

February 12th, 2013

MEMPHIS, TN - (January 14, 2013) – A larger-than-life artistic mural created by Whitehaven High School students in collaboration with the artisans of the Metal Museum will be unveiled at 4 p.m. Friday, January 18, at the Davis YMCA, 4727 Elvis Presley Boulevard. read more »

ArtsMemphis Hosts Emmett O'Ryan Award Group Exhibition

February 12th, 2013

ArtsMemphis  will showcase the works of 12 nominees and winners of Metropolitan Bank’s Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration from 5:30 -7:30 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2013, at ArtsMemphis, 575 South Mendenhall. read more »

Sixteen Arts Organizations to Receive $391,000 from the First Tennessee Foundation

February 5th, 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn.  – The First Tennessee Foundation will distribute $391,000 in grants to 16 Memphis-area arts organizations through ArtsFirst grants. read more »