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Dixon Gallery & Gardens

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4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN 381117 United States
http://www.dixon.org/

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

| 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

| 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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Monthly Botany Talks A Casual Discussion of Plant Families August 17, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

| Free

Third Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm Garden Office Participate in group discussions on a particular plant family. Supplemental pages and refreshments provided. Free admission August 17 Barberry Family (Berberidaceae) Chris Cosby Cofounder, Director, Plants Plus People

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Dixon Book Club August 17, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

| Free with admission

Third Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm Learn about gardens, the arts, Memphis and France through reading ction and non- ction. To request a copy of a book to loan, please email Linley Schmidt at lschmidt@dixon.org Free with regular admission August 17 Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Art after Dark: Meet the Artists August 17, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

| FREE

August 17 Meet the Artists: Fendencio Fifield-Perez and Vanessa González FREE EVENT Mallory/Wurtzburger opening reception

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Chill Out Family Night August 19, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

| free

Saturday, August 19 5:00pm – 8:00pm Beat the heat and have a blast at this special summer Family Night! A refreshing wonderland of games and activities will cool you o and o er an evening of family fun out of the sun. Special performances and refreshments will re-energize you. Free and open to all ages.

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Sunrise Yoga Classes August 23, 6:15 am-7:15 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

| $5

Wednesdays, 6:15am – 7:15am | Hughes Pavilion | Members free; non-members $5. Start your morning at the Dixon! Certified Personal Trainer and fitness instructor Peggy Reisser leads a rejuvenating weekly yoga class. A reasonable level of fitness is necessary, although modifications will be made for various levels of experience.

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class August 23, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day

| $125 - $150

This watercolor painting class taught is by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. Markell has simplified the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the finest paints can produce. In the August session, participants will draw and render a Zinnia suitable for framing and a pumpkin in the September session. Participants may register for one or both series.

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Kaleidoscope Club (ages 5 – 9) August 23, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

| $8

Every Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm For the younger artists, Kaleidoscope Club has a perfect mix of everything the Dixon has to offer. Participants will work on projects meant to spark creativity and critical thinking. Whether it is horticulture, art, or literature, your child will surely exercise their imagination. Members free; $8 non-members. Snack included. Reservations required. Space limited.

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Munch and Learn: Spanish Music from the Renaissance to the 20th Century August 30, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

| Free with admission

Munch & Learn Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon sta sharing their expertise of a variety of topics. August 30 Spanish Music from the Renaissance to the 20th Century Lily Afshar, Professor of Guitar, University of Memphis

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Family Studio September 2, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s) with no end date

| FREE

Bring the entire family to the Dixon for Family Studio where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. Each month there will be new projects and a large assortment of supplies to produce artwork as a family. Drop-in program. Free.

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Family Studio (all ages) September 4, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
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Monthly on the same day until December 3, 2017

| Free

First Saturday of the month March 4 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Bring the whole family to Family Studio, where everyone can create unique works of art, open studio-style. The first Saturday of every month there will be family friendly projects and a large assortment of supplies. Drop-in program. Free admission. Sponsored in part by: The Schadt Foundation

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Botanical Art in Watercolor Class: Butterfly Series September 6, 1:30 pm-4:00 pm

| $210 - $225

This beginner-friendly watercolor painting class is taught by professional botanical artist Sally Markell and is open to all levels. She has simpli ed the color blending process so that students achieve a rich depth that only the nest paints and brush can produce. Participants must register. Limited to 10 participants. All supplies provided. Butterfly Series (6 weeks): Wednesdays, September 6, 13, 27, October 4, 11, and 18 (No class September 20) 1:30pm – 4:00pm Hughes Pavilion Members $210; non-members $225…

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Art on Tap September 8, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

| $30 - $45

The Dixon’s annual beer tasting festival! Friday, September 8 6:00 – 9:00pm young at art members: free dixon members: $30 non-members: $45 21+ only • ID required

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Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) September 11, 10:00 am-11:00 pm
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Monthly on the same day until December 10, 2017

| Free

NEW Saturday Sketch (ages 15+) Second Saturday of the month 10:00am – 11:00am Sketch in the gardens or galleries! Join a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only please. Free admission.

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Munch and Learn: Saints and Symbolism September 13, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

| Free with admission

Munch & Learn Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon sta sharing their expertise of a variety of topics. September 13 Saints and Symbolism Julie Pierotti, Curator, Martha R. Robinson Curator, Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Herbarium Visit and Workshops September 16, 10:00 am-3:00 pm

| $15 - $25

Saturday, September 16, 10:00am – 3:00pm Rhodes College Frazier Jelke Science Center / Catmur Horticulture Building We will meet at Rhodes College Frazier Jelke Science Center at 10:00am to tour the Herbarium which stores dried plant specimens with our guide Sarah Hat eld. is documentation can be used for centuries as a tool for scienti c research. Class will continue at 1:00pm in the Dixon’s Catmur Horticulture Building (with a session on pressing, labeling and managing specimens with Dale Skaggs).…

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Kids in the Garden (ages 7-10) September 16, 10:30 am-12:00 pm

| $10 - $15

Saturday, September 16, 10:30am – 12:00pm Let’s go outside and get our hands dirty! is fun gardening session will give kids a chance to experience nature up close and learn the basics about planting and garden design. Snack and tools included. Reservations required. Members $10; non-members $15

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Pious Essential Oils and their Uses September 20, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

| Free with admission

Munch & Learn Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon sta sharing their expertise of a variety of topics. September 20 Pious Essential Oils and their Uses Sharon Lusk, Aromatherapist

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Monthly Botany Talks A Casual Discussion of Plant Families September 21, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

| Free

Third Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00pm Garden Office Participate in group discussions on a particular plant family. Supplemental pages and refreshments provided. Free admission September 21 Ferns (Dryopteridaceae and other fern families) Dr. Eugene McKenzie Member Memphis Fern Society

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Dixon Book Club September 21, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

| free with admission

Third Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm Learn about gardens, the arts, Memphis and France through reading ction and non- ction. To request a copy of a book to loan, please email Linley Schmidt at lschmidt@dixon.org Free with regular admission September 21 The Sisterhood by Helen Bryan

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Art after Dark: Arte de Noche September 21, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

| Free with admission

Art after Dark Third Thursdays, 6-8pm September 21 Arte de Noche Tours en Español

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Printmaking Workshop (ages 10-13) September 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

| $10 - $15

Saturday, September 23, 10:30am – 12:30pm Inspired by work in the Mallory/Wurtzburger exhibition Fidencio Fi eld-Perez and Vanessa González: Location, Location, Location, this hands-on workshop will introduce kids to the basics of monotype printing. Young artists will learn how to carve linocuts and create their own prints celebrating Memphis! Supplies included. Registration required. Members $10; non-members $15

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Munch and Learn: Memphis Rock’n Soul! September 27, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

| Free with admission

Munch & Learn Wednesdays, 12:00pm | Free with admission. Members and students with ID free. This brown bag lecture series features local artists, experts, and Dixon sta sharing their expertise of a variety of topics. September 27 Memphis Rock’n Soul! John Doyle, Director, Memphis Rock n Soul Museum

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