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Birdcap is making zines for the rest of 2017 April 30, 8:00 am-December 31, 5:00 pm

| $12

in coordination with his upcoming residency, birdcap is creating a zine to document his residency at crosstown arts. subscriptions go to keep the studio stocked with art supplies. this probably doesn’t count as an event. i’m on coffee tho

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‘Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art’ July 16, 8:00 am-September 24, 5:00 pm

Dixon Gallery & Gardens,
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 381117 United States
| Regular Admission

Power & Piety: Spanish Colonial Art includes 57 sumptuous paintings, sculptures, furniture, and silver objects produced in the Spanish Caribbean between 1680 and 1820. e works are drawn from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection and exemplify the mastery attained by colonial artists as well as the rich diversity of themes, styles, and materials of Spanish Colonial art.

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Edward Giobbi: An Artist Comes to Memphis July 16, 8:00 am-September 24, 5:00 pm

Dixon Gallery & Gardens,
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 381117 United States
| regular admission

Edward Giobbi was born in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1925, and grew up in a poor immigrant neighborhood during the Great Depression. After serving in World War II, he completed his art training in Boston, Provincetown, and nally in New York, at the Art Students League. In 1951, Giobbi moved to Florence for more than three years, where his experience of Italian Renaissance masterpieces—especially the work of Giotto (a name so like Giobbi)—exerted a profound in uence upon him. Returning to…

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Horn Island 33: Exhibit and Sale August 14-September 29

Memphis College of Art-Rust Hall,
1930 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
| Free

This annual exhibition’s artwork is the outcome of an 11-day annual trip by MCA students, faculty and alumni to Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Pascagoula, Miss. This year, over 40 participants made the excursion, immersing themselves in the relative isolation and primitive conditions of the undeveloped island. There will be a Reception on August 26 from 5:30-8:30pm. Remaining artworks will be listed for sale online at shop.mca.edu on October 9. Gallery hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5…

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Students to experience the reenactment of the historic “I Am A Man” photograph August 31-December 31

Withers Collection Museum and Gallery,
333 Beale Street
Memphis, TN, 38103
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Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, in collaboration with Mercedes Benz of Memphis and Global Innovation Now, are partnering to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through the “Pictures Tell the Story” MLK50 Campaign. The campaign provides youth a unique opportunity to participate in the reenactment of the iconic “I Am A Man” photo, which symbolizes the Sanitation Workers Strike of 1968. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, participate…

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Artists Link Exhibit and Reception September 2, 10:00 am-September 24, 4:00 pm

St. George’s Art Gallery,
St George's Episcopal Church, 2425 S. Germantown Road
Germantown, 38138
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The Artists’ Link group will be the September 2-24 exhibiter in St. George’s Art Gallery. A reception to meet the artists will be held Sept. 9, from 6 to 8 pm at the Art Gallery; it is free and open to the public. Artists’ Link is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization organized for and by visual artists in the Memphis area, and currently has over 110 members representing approximately 20 mediums. The group’s mission is to be a resource and support…

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There May Be No Before at All: Selected Moving Image Works September 8, 9:00 am-October 27, 4:00 pm

The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, The University of Memphis,
3175 Central Avenue, Art & Communication Bldg. Rooms 230 & 240
Memphis, TN, 38152
| Free

This exhibition features selected moving image works that use the human form to interrogate the slippage of place and time. The international roster of artists explores physical transgression, gender expression, the death drive, and the archive. The exhibition includes the work of Vika Kirchenbauer + Mysti (Germany), Laura Henno (France), J. Louise Makary (United States), Marianna Milhorat (United States), and Patrick Staff (United States/United Kingdom).

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Auto-da-fé September 15, 5:00 pm-October 16, 10:00 pm

Crosstown Arts,
430 N Cleveland St.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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New work by Robert Fortner Organized by the artist

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im truly sorry for your loss, & other PLEASANTRIES: New Work by Kristen Rambo September 19-October 24

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,
66 S. Cooper Street
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
| Free

grief: noun deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone’s death. It is difficult to talk about my work without talking about my grief. My paintings are emotive abstractions that play with the female form, florals, and texture. They often happen in wild moments after weeks of preparing (and avoiding). I lost a lot of my family in recent years, and I have seen a lot of suffering and a lot of sudden loss. I have also fallen in love, traveled…

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Shakespeare in Love September 22, 8:00 pm-October 8, 2:00 pm

Playhouse on the Square,
66 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, 38104
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Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block…the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he’s in desperate need of inspiration – enter Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing to appear in his next play. Set against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming, and backstage theatrics, their love quickly blossoms into his greatest masterpiece.

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