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Category: National Ornamental Metal Museum

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

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

One Gift Helps 80 Arts Groups and Artists

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