NEWS FLASH: the National Endowment for the Arts supports our Fellows Program!

December 8th, 2015

Today, the NEA announced an award of $40,000 to ArtsMemphis to train emerging leaders in the nascent field of arts-driven social change.  read more »


November 24th, 2015

Memphians now have a new set of free online tools to help them better understand their region -- and support the nonprofit organizations that are working to make it better. read more »

And THE WINNER of Our Inaugural Brokerage Firm Challenge Is...

August 7th, 2015

Back in May, we launched The ArtsMemphis Brokerage Firm Challenge -- an exciting partnership with three of Memphis's top financial firms: First Tennessee Bank Advisors, Wunderlich Securities, and Raymond James. So which firm brought in the most donations for ArtsMemphis???  Drumroll ... read more »

2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows Attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, June 12- June 14

June 10th, 2015

The 2015 ArtsMemphis Fellows will attend the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in Chicago, which will focus on arts, cultural equity, and empowerment.  Follow the Fellows on facebook, instagram, and twitter as they join the national conversation about the social impact of the arts.  read more »

AutoZone Honored by Americans for the Arts as the 2015 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America

May 20th, 2015

 Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced that AutoZone has been named a BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honoree for 2015. read more »

ArtsMemphis Offers Funds for Artistic and Cultural Projects

March 23rd, 2015

A free grant workshop for organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community will be held from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, at Hattiloo Theater, 37 South Cooper St.  read more »

Metropolitan Bank Honors Memphis Artist with Emmett O'Ryan Award

February 26th, 2015

Frank D. Robinson Jr. is the recipient of the fifth annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration, given by Memphis-based Metropolitan Bank to a local artist whose original work indicates continued artistic significance. read more »

Arts Expert to Focus on the Support of Individual Artists

February 10th, 2015

Roseann Weiss, Director of the St. Louis Community & Public Arts Department and an official with the St. Louis Regional Arts Council, will speak about why the support of individual artists is important to the quality of life in our nation’s cities, during a public lecture at 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 24, at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland.  read more »

ArtsMemphis Elects New Board of Directors

January 2nd, 2015

Bruce Hopkins, President of the West Tennessee Region of First Tennessee Bank, has been elected as the Board Chairman of ArtsMemphis, which provides communitywide funding for the arts community in Memphis. During 2014, ArtsMemphis distributed $3.3 million in grant funding to arts groups and individuals, bringing the five-year total of grant funding to $18.2 million.  read more »