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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.

Magical Summer Book Club

Mondays, 1-3:30 p.m. Continues through July 29
Pitter Potter Studio 845 Germantown Pkwy, Cordova Cordova

Buy Tickets$199 for the series, $29 a day

A magical adventure for young wizards and magic fans every Monday through June and July, with snippets of the story, on-theme clay and ceramics projects, and fun. Ages 7+. 901-443-7718

Call to Artists for "Secret Artwork in the Medicine Cabinet"

Circuitous Succession Gallery 1789 Kirby Parkway, Memphis East Memphis

Seeking artwork for exhibitions held the last Friday of every month.

Open call for Memphis LGBTQ Artists


Looking for artists who explore LGBTQ themes in their work to participate in a project that integrates art and outreach in LGBTQ communities. For more information, call or email 860-304-4773



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Outreach program designed by communities, libraries, and other organizations to encourage creative thinking, self expression, and socialization for seniors. Materials included. For registration and class information visit website. 761-5250

Call to Artists for UrbanArt Public Art

Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Artist opportunities for murals, sculptures, and more. See website for registration and more information.

"Unfolding: The Next Chapter in Memphis"

Ongoing, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
ArtsMemphis 575 S. Mendenhall, Memphis East Memphis

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Exhibition of visual art by local Memphis artists, curated by Kenneth Wayne Alexander. 901-578-2787

Five in One Presents: Social Club

Mondays, 6-10 p.m. and Saturdays, 2-6 p.m.
Five In One 2535 Broad, Memphis Midtown

Artists and non-artists have the opportunity to experiment with materials, learn art and craft techniques, and walk away with a creation. Each session features a different project. michael@fiveinone.org

Screen Printing with Meredith Olinger

Tue., June 25, 6-9 p.m.
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Students will learn the basics of screen printing in this two session workshop. Screen printing is a form of printmaking that does not require a press and can easily be incorporated into any artist's practice with very little equipment. 901-767-2999

Stitched: Community Quilt Workshop

Wed., June 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

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Join Maria Shell, internationally recognized quilter, to create quilt blocks that will be assembled into a community quilt. (901) 507-8030

Artist Residency Information Session

Wed., June 26, 6-8 p.m.
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown

Need information on how to submit a competitive residency application? Crosstown Arts Residency Manager Mary Jo Karimnia will answer your burning questions. In the Glass Room Classroom.

The Designer’s Runway Show

Fri., June 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
430 Gallery 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

Memphis Metro Fashion Week runway show hosted by Algernon Johnson. 901-507-8030

Art Trolley Tour

Last Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m.

Tour the local galleries and shops on South Main.

Leadership Memphis Exhibition

Last Friday of every month, 6-8 p.m.
Leadership Memphis 365 S. Main St., Memphis Downtown

The Withers Collection Museum & Gallery has partnered with Leadership Memphis to display a monthly exhibit open to the public the last Friday of every month. (901) 523-2344

Bouguereau Community Day

Sat., June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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In celebration of the summer exhibition "Bouguereau & America," the Brooks hosts this day with sketching with instructor Sunny Montgomery, a musical performance by Jessie Munson of Memphis Symphony Orchestra, a film screening of James Sulkowski’s No Nonsense Realism: The Portrait, and more. Food vendors Café Brooks, Say Cheese, and Parker’s Concessions will be on site. 544-6209

Graphite Drawing with Melissa Dunn

Sat., June 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Drawing with graphite goes far beyond the No. 2 pencil. Learn the beautiful effects of water soluble graphite. 901-767-2999

"Tommy World"

Sat., June 29, 6-9 p.m.
Cooper-Young Gallery + Gift Shop 889 South Cooper, Memphis Midtown

This exhibition is a celebration of the life and art of the late Tommy Foster, the Memphis artist, filmmaker, and founder of Java Cabana, who passed away after a battle with cancer. Also showcased will be new works by local artists honoring and inspired by Foster. 901-729-6305

Small Shop Saturday

Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.
Ghost River Brewing 827 S. Main, Memphis South Main

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Featuring a weekly local vendor in the tap room. Meet the artist and learn about their craft. 278-0087

Casting Demonstration

Saturdays, Sundays, 1:30 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


Last Sunday of every month, 4-7 p.m.
Brinson's 341 Madison, Memphis Downtown

Living Legends Series featuring Dr. Alvin McKinney, the alto saxophonist 524-0104

Art Show

Every other Sunday, 7-10 p.m.
Canvas 1737 Madison, Memphis Midtown

Featuring two local artists. 901-443-5232

Cooper-Young Art Tours

First Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m.
Cooper-Young District corner of Cooper and Young, Memphis Cooper-Young

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For more information, featured artists, and pop-up performances, visit website.

The Contemporary Portrait with Emma Kate Rose

Sat., July 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Artists Peggi Kroll Roberts, Elizabeth Peyton, Milton Avery, Michelle Nicole, and Erin O’Neill will be guides to the processes and dynamics of contemporary portraiture. Students will draw and paint from photographs and a live model. All ages welcome. 901-767-2999

Summer Art Documentary Series

Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17
Art Village Gallery 410 S. Main, Memphis South Main

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Series of movie screenings, documentaries, art films, and more. The line up includes Fela Kuti, Maya Angelou, Jean-Michael Basquiat, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, and more. Beverage and popcorn provided. 521-0782

Acrylic Painting Basics with Melissa Dunn

Tue., July 9, 6-9 p.m. and Thu., July 11, 6-9 p.m.
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Using still life objects, students will learn how to build a painting from the ground up. 901-767-2999

Open Late

Every third Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

Galleries and gardens will be open late. 901-761-5250

Watercolor: Exploring Abstraction with Nancy Cheairs

Sat., July 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Watercolor is full of surprises: A wash of color can suggest a form as it runs across the page in unpredictable and beautiful ways. The fluidity and spontaneity of the medium is perfect for exploring abstraction. 901-767-2999

Saturday Sketch

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.

For ages 15+. Sketch in the gardens or galleries with a special guest instructor each month. Bring a pad of paper or a sketchbook. Pencils and colored pencils only. 761-5250

Artists' Link Meeting

Third Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Jason's Deli 3473 Poplar, Memphis University of Memphis

Speakers include Lisa Tribo: February; Jason Miller: March; Marc Rouillard: April; Shane McDermott: May. 324-3181

Saturday Screen Printing with Meredith Olinger

Sat., July 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

This class is for beginners as well as more experienced printmakers who are looking to expand their knowledge of this fun process. 901-767-2999
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