Shop Local Arts Groups for the Holidays

Support local artists and arts groups during this holiday season!

Memphis College of Art | 66th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser

Friday, November 18: Preview & Purchase Party, 5–10 p.m.
$25/person | Cash Bar 

Saturday, November 19: Open Market, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Free Admission | Cash Bar | Food Trucks on site

Memphis College of Art's Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser is back and better than ever! After a pause during 2015, Memphis' original artist market returns this year with a carefully curated collection of original artwork and unique gifts just in time for the holidays. The juried collection of artwork features an eclectic mix of handmade jewelry, textiles, pottery and ceramics, hanging artwork, original prints, drawings and paintings, sculpture, photography and much more—all in a range of price points to fit your budget. 
Memphis College of Art | $25/Free


The Memphis Potters’ Guild | Annual Holiday Show & Sale

Opening Reception: Friday, November 18th from 5-8 p.m.
Friday, November 18th through Sunday, November 20th

Features the work of the best ceramic Artists in the Mid-South: locally made table-ware, hand-thrown pottery, hand-modeled sculpture; plus, jewelry, and more.
Memphis Botanic Garden | Memphis Potters Guild | Free

Gratitude for Caritas Village

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 19, 6-8 pm

The Caritas Village is undergoing change and growth in the coming year. To celebrate the past, present, and future of Caritas Village, artist friends of the Village are showing their work. Sales generated will benefit the artists but will also generate a 20% commission for future Village Projects.
Caritas Village | Free

The Dixon Gallery Museum Store

20twelve at the Dixon features a wide range of unique and creative gifts.  Find handmade jewelry, art and gardening books, special exhibition catalogues, beautiful stationery, and gifts for friends and family of all ages. 

The Museum Store is open during regular hours: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 am until 5 pm, Saturdays from 10 am until 5 pm and Sundays from 1 until 5 pm. Dixon admission is not required to dine at Park & Cherry or shop at 20twelve at the Dixon.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens | Free

Season Tickets

ArtsMemphis provides funding, mentoring and advocacy on behalf of the arts in Shelby County. Funded groups and projects reach more than 1,500,000 audience members, 200,000 students and 3,500 artists across the community.  Gift the gift of tickets to your favorite shows this year!

Vist our website of a complete listing of the organizations we support and links to their webistes.

Arts License Plate Gift-A-Tag

Did you know that, last year alone, The Tennessee Arts Commission awarded over $5.2 million in grants to more than 700 nonprofits across the state?  The lion's share of that funding (87 percent) came from the sale of specialty license plates to Tennessee residents.  That's why  a specialty plate is the perfect gift for any Tennesseean who cares about the arts.  Just buy them a "GIFT-A-TAG" voucher for $35 and they can use it to purchase a specialty license plate or to personalize any plate they choose.

Donate to Support the Arts in Memphis

Your gift will help us provide critical funds to local arts organizations.  In 2015, ArtsMemphis awarded 160 grants to more than 60 arts groups and individual artists, totaling $3 million.  We support everything from dance and theatre to museums and public art – not to mention film festivals, outdoor concerts, and arts-based initiatives that empower underserved residents.  Click here to donate.

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