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MLK's Legacy and the Memphis Arts Community

The staff and Board of ArtsMemphis join communities around the globe in solemn observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the day Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.  On this day, we reaffirm our commitment to building a more equitable Memphis.  A Memphis in which every resident shares equal access to our world-class cultural assets.  A Memphis in which the arts community reflects our city's racial and ethnic diversity.  Above all, a Memphis in which... Read More
at Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Happy Birthday to the Memphis Arts Community!

This Friday, March 2nd, ArtsMemphis will turn 55!  That's right -- we've been around for five-and-a-half decades, serving as the Mid-South's primary arts grant-maker.  It all started with the shared vision of a small group of community leaders, including William F. Kirsch, Jr., Irving Metz, and Walter Armstrong.  They recognized the need for a central source of funding to sustain our city's anchor arts organizations.  Guided by that need, they created the ... Read More
at Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

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

Write a Postcard to Help #SAVEtheNEA

Help #SAVEtheNEA It's more important than ever to contact our legislators and urge them to #SavetheNEA.  ArtsMemphis is setting up  postcard writing stations  at several arts events around town. We ask you to take a moment to tell our elected officals write why the arts matter to you. #artsmatters  Each postcard is addressed and we will add the stamp plus mail it for you. We recently heard from one Representative who said he  received 65 postcards in one... Read More
at Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017

One Gift Helps 80 Arts Groups and Artists

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