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New Ballet Ensemble & School
photo: Patricia Possel

The art of giving. It's local.

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens.....  Fa la la la la la la la!  The coffee conversation this morning was about holiday giving. Where are you doing your shopping?  What did you get? At ArtsMemphis we like to support the arts and this season is one of the most fun! Here are some of our suggestions. Share yours in the comments. Elizabeth is excited to check out the Brooks Museum of Art's new store this weekend. Treat yourself to... Read More
at Friday, Dec 15, 2017

Dorothy Gunther Pugh, 2017 Memphian of the Year

Congratulations on a well-deserved honor for Dorothy Gunther Pugh and Ballet Memphis. ArtsMemphis Grantee, Ballet Memphis, is an authentic Memphis asset with a widely acclaimed original repertoire that speaks of the cultural significance of our area. Dorothy Gunther Pugh founded Ballet Memphis in 1986 with two dancers. Today, the company has 25 dancers and have recently moved into their new, state of the ART, home in Midtown. In 1985, ArtsMemphis... Read More
at Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

Authentic Stories: Patricia Jimenez

Did you know that ArtsMemphis works with over 20 local partner organizations to provide free tickets to local performances and exhibitions for those who face financial barriers.  The program is called ArtsAccess and Patty Jimenez is a perfect example of the impact that it makes. I'm so grateful that ArtsMemphis makes the ArtsAccess Program possible. – Patty Jimenez  Thanks to ArtsAccess, Patty is able to give her kids a love of the arts -- a love that Patty,... Read More
at Monday, Dec 11, 2017

TennesseeĀ Art Education Association

ArtsMemphis recently provided a grant to the Tennessee Art Education Association to provide 25 scholarships to art educators in Shelby County to attend this year’s annual state conference, held at the Memphis College of Art, October 26-28, 2017. Awarded Scholarships Arlington Community Schools: 1 Bartlett City Schools: 3 Collierville Municipal Schools: 1 Germantown Municipal Schools: 1 Shelby County Schools: 19 Elementary: 17 Elementary AND Middle: 1 ... Read More
Posted by Ashley Ayikwei at Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

Featured Holiday Event | Theatre Memphis

Celebrate The Season with Theatre Memphis Looking for that perfect gift for your theatre-loving friends? Theatre Memphis is offering Holiday Gift Mini Memberships ! This $90 membership includes four tickets to be used at any show, in any combination, that performs January 1 - June 30, 2018. Make a night of it and take your friends to the theatre in 2018 or give this special deal as a gift!  A Christmas Carol A Memphis Family Holiday Tradition for 40 Years. ... Read More
at Friday, Dec 1, 2017

One Gift Helps 80 Arts Groups and Artists

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