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Shop Local. Shop the Metal Museum Holiday Open House

Celebrate the start of the holiday season at the Metal Museum! Metal Museum Holiday Open House | Sunday, December 3, 2017 | Noon - 4:00 PM 374 Metal Museum Drive, Memphis, TN 38106 ArtsMemphis Grantee , the Metal Museum , will be hosting their open house overlooking the Mighty Mississippi River this Sunday beginning at noon. Take a class, shop for unique, hand-made gifts in the Museum Store , sip on hot chocolate or spiced cider or warm yourself by the fire pit. ... Read More
at Monday, Nov 27, 2017

Authentic Stories: Jeannie Tomlinson

Some people just land in their dream job.  Others go out and  forge  that job for themselves.  That's Jeannie Tomlinson .  She's a punk rock goddess and a globetrotting addict.  But most of all, she's a dedicated staff member at The Metal Museum , one of our city's most distinctive organizations...and (natch!) an ArtsMemphis grantee. We think Jeannie hits the nail on the head (with a giant forge hammer!) when she... Read More
at Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Local Arts Groups Make the Holidays Magical

Here at ArtsMemphis, we support over 80 grantee organizations and artists -- so it's no surprise that our holiday season is packed with holiday-themed arts events.  Here are just a few of the shows we think you should check out... Playhouse on the Square is going to have Peter Pan   from Nov. 17th to Dec. 31st.  Circuit Playhouse is running David Sedaris' raucous  Santaland Diaries from Nov. 30th to Dec. 23rd.  Hattiloo has Take the Soul... Read More
at Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

ArtsMemphis Grantees Perform at National Arts Marketing Conference

ArtsMemphis is honored to host Americans for the Arts this weekend for the annual National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference , November 10-13, 2017. We are excited to have the opportunity to highlight a few of our grantees during the course of the event SATURDAY Stax Music Academy’s Street Corner Harmonies will perform classical anthems, Negro Spirituals, funk, and more. That afternoon, Ballet Memphis will perform. Saturday night, ArtsMemphis will host the... Read More
at Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

Press Release: Memphis to host nearly 500 arts professionals at Americans for the Arts’ National Arts Marketing Project Conference

            For Immediate Release   Washington, DC —Americans for the Arts and ArtsMemphis will host the annual National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, November 10-13, 2017. The largest gathering of arts marketers in the country, the conference is a critical forum for arts groups to discuss the rapidly changing demographics and behaviors of U.S. consumers, as well as how arts and... Read More
at Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

National Arts Magazine Features Memphis Organizations

The new issue of Arts Link , the official magazine of Americans for the Arts, highlights community engagement efforts by Memphis arts organizations. The article quotes ArtsMemphis President & CEO Elizabeth Rouse: “We know that arts organizations and communities must build deep trust and that this work must be approached as part of an organization’s mission. The arts organization and the community should be equal partners from the get-go. We strive to do this... Read More
at Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Authentic Stories: Greg Fletcher

He's not only a lawyer in real life, he's even played one on the stage!  Meet Greg Fletcher.  Greg is a perfect example of how a love of the arts is often found where you least expect it -- for instance, in the office of a corporate attorney and Naval Air Force Veteran.  Believe it or not, when he's not studying up on cases or preparing briefings at the highly regarded law firm, Baker Donelson, Greg finds time to perform in local theatre productions. And... Read More
at Monday, Nov 6, 2017

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