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"Art of the South 2019"

Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through July 14
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition presented by Number: Inc., featuring artists from 16 states and one district. 901-268-7873

Memphis Magazine Fiction Contest

Through Aug. 31

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Winning authors will be honored with a $200 gift certificate to Novel. For more information, contest rules, and submission, visit website.

"Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting"

Through July 26
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Three-month festival celebrating quilting and visual arts, with events, workshops, and two exhibition of not-your-grandma's quilts. (901) 507-8030

Art Therapy Exhibition

Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 8
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works from two groups from Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Memphis. (901) 321-3000

"Outside Looking In"

Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 8
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works by CBU BFA graduates Erin McInnes, Darien Parsons, and Katherine Traylor. (901) 321-3000

Woman's Exchange of Memphis Gallery Show

Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 23


Ninth annual exhibition of works by more than 90 local artists, supporting the Woman's Exchange mission, "Helping others help themselves." 901-327-5681

"40 Under 40: The Next Generation of American Metal Artists"

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 15
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


To continue the celebration of the museum’s 40th anniversary, this exhibition explores the next generation of influential American metal artists. 901-774-6380

"HELLO, my name is…Artist"

Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 20
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition featuring local artists Jimpsie Ayres, Alisa Free, Robert LaWarre III, Matthew Lee, Susan Maakestad, Mark Nowell, C.A. Traen, and Claudia Tullos-Leonard. 767-2200

"Beauty in the Midst of Decay"

Mondays-Fridays. Continues through June 28
WKNO Studio 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis Cordova


Exhibition of new work by Donald Golden. 901-458-2521

Artists' Link Exhibition

Through June 29
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


These shows introduce member artists and their works to new and loyal communities of art-lovers. 636-4100

"Tributaries"

Through June 30
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


Exhibition of work by featured artist Jill Baker Gower. (901) 774-6380

"Natural Curiosity"

Through June 30
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by Beth Van Hoesen, displaying the artist’s process, from initial sketch to polished print. Van Hoesen specialized in the intaglio processes of etching, drypoint, and aquatint, primarily focused on natural subject matter like insects, plants, and animals. 544-6209

The Legend of Georgia McBride

Through June 30
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


725-0776

"Flower Series"

Through June 30
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of work by Kay Coop. 636-4100

The Legend of Georgia McBride

Through June 30
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business — and himself. 725-0776

"First Saturdays: Memphis Urban Sketchers"

Through July 7


Exhibition of works by more than 20 artists. "First Saturdays" offers a creative interpretation of Memphis places and landmarks. 761-5250

"William McGregor Paxton and Elizabeth Okie Paxton: An Artistic Partnership"

Through July 14


Exhibition of the works of William Paxton and Elizabeth Paxton. William is best remembered for his involvement with the Boston School, and Elizabeth was an accomplished still-life painter, as well as William's wife, muse, and favorite model. 761-5250

Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Through July 14
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents and hostile headmistress, the wicked Miss Trunchbull. Reclusive, but with an ever-growing imagination and sharp mind, Matilda dreams of a better life – and proves that no matter your age you have the power to control your own destiny. 726-4656

"The Allure of Creative Self-Absorption"

Through July 14


Exhibition of photographs of Virginia Oldoini Verasis, the Countess of Castiglione. A great beauty, grande horizontale, and mistress to Napoleon III, the Countess was an iconic figure of the glamorous Second Empire. In an era when the average person might be photographed once in his or her lifetime, the Countess commissioned more than 400 images of herself from the Parisian studio photographer Pierre-Louis Pierson and others. 761-5250

"Still Life"

Through July 24
Eclectic Eye 242 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of new works by Melissa Bridgman and Debi Vincent. 276-3937

"Blue: A Regional Quilt Challenge"

Through July 28
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


A curated exhibition of three-layered, stitched 24”x 24” works by local and regional artists. (901) 507-8030

"Bouguereau & America"

Through Sept. 22
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. His modern and highly polished interpretations of classical subjects as well as his intimate and idealized portrayals of peasant life, were avidly sought by American collectors. 544-6209

"Arts of Global Africa"

Through June 21, 2021
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of historic and contemporary works in a range of different media presenting an expansive vision of Africa’s artistry. 544-6209

Rotunda Projects: Federico Uribe

Through Oct. 11
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of magical creatures and playful installations from everyday objects. 544-6209

"Native Son"

Through Sept. 3
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of sculpture and sound installation by multimedia artist Terry Adkins. 544-6209

"Painted Words: Poets and Painters in Print, 1869 – 1967"

Through Aug. 11
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition curated by Donal Harris showcasing three volumes that combine literary and visual art through printmaking. The exhibited works range from Paris in the 1860s to New York in the 1960s, and combine poetry and graphic work. 544-6209

"Visions of Illusion"

Through July 31
Art Village Gallery 410 S. Main, Memphis South Main


Exhibition of new work by Zeinu Mudeser. 521-0782

"The Blues According to Arhoolie"

Through Sept. 1
Blues Hall of Fame Museum 421 S. Main, Memphis South Main


Exhibition honoring Arhoolie Records, an independent record label famed for publishing and promoting obscure folk and blues artists. 527-2583

"Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric"

Through July 28
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Traveling exhibition of art quilts by 29 internationally known artists (901) 507-8030

"Chinese Symbols in Art"

Ongoing
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art 119 S. Main, in the Pembroke Square Building, Memphis South Main


ancient Chinese pottery and bronze. 523-ARTS
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