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Cuts to the NEA would starve Memphis' minority-serving arts organizations

April 19th, 2017

Memphis arts organizations brace for decreased federal funding that could impact the work they do with underserved and minority populations. read more »

Memphis Daily News: After Successful First Year, ‘Art by Design’ Returns

April 12th, 2017

A year ago, ArtsMemphis introduced “Art by Design” to raise money for local arts organizations. About a dozen local interior designers were provided a 12-by-16-foot space to show their work. The event raised $120,000. The goal for this year is $140,000.  read more »

Memphis Artist Carl E. Moore Wins $10,000 Emmett O'Ryan Award

April 6th, 2017

MEMPHIS, TN - (April 6, 2017) – Carl E. Moore, a local visual artist, best known for his vivid, high-contrast paintings, is the recipient of the seventh annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration.  This award is presented by ArtsMemphis and generously sponsored by Metropolitan Bank, in partnership with Butler Snow.  It is given each year to a local artist whose work ... read more »

Two Top Companies Team Up to Sponsor $10,000 Award for a Local Artist

April 4th, 2017

MEMPHIS, TN - (April 4, 2017) – ArtsMemphis will present its 7th Annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration at a ceremony this Thursday, April 6th, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.  The “Emmett” is given each year to a local artist who has demonstrated creative and civic leadership within the Memphis arts community.  The winner ... read more »