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Bars and Brushes

Fri., Feb. 15, 6-10 p.m.
430 Gallery 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

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Re-build, Inc and Obsidian Comics presents a live art and hip-hop show featuring Yung Jewelz, Aisha RaQuel, and Vitamin Cea. 901-507-8030

Opening Reception for “#GildTheDelta”

Fri., Feb. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Eclectic Eye 242 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

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Exhibition of new work by Norwood Creech. 276-3937

TN Naturalist Program

Through March 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

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The Tennessee Naturalist Program is a corps of volunteers providing education, outreach, and service, dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. TN Naturalist Program participants will complete a training course of 40 hours instruction plus 40 hours of approved volunteer service activities. Class size is limited; registration is required. Register online at www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 901-636-4119. 636-4100

Visual Arts Exhibit: "See Me, Hear Me, I am Human"

Through March 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Exhibition of work by Lin Powell. 901-751-7500

Black History Month Celebration

Through Feb. 28
Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum 826 North Second Street, Memphis Downtown

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In observance of the 400th Year of Remembrance of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, the museum presents a series of events during Black History Month highlighting African-American culture with exhibits, music, artists, poetry, drama, and entrepreneurs. (901) 527-3427

Submissions Open for Student Art Contest

Through March 1


The fifteenth annual Agricenter poster contest opens submissions to all third through twelfth graders in Shelby and DeSoto Counties. The six categories are: drawing, painting, collage, photography, graphic design, and short video.

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.

Blue: A Quilt Challenge Open Call

Through April 1
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown


Open call to artists to submit handcrafted quilts designed around the theme of “blue” for an open-call regional quilt challenge in conjunction with Stitched: The Art of Quilting, a quilt festival at Crosstown Arts in the spring of 2019. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2019. The entry fee is $15 per quilt.

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

Ongoing
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

Ongoing


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

"Colorcopia"

Ongoing

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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

Ongoing
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.

The Art of Love: An Artistic Experience

Sat., Feb. 16, 6-9 p.m.
430 Gallery 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

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Exhibition of love-themed art and musical performance, organized by The A.R.T.S. Initiative, Inc. 901-507-8030

Heartbreakers v. Knockouts: Rematch!

Sat., Feb. 16, 9 p.m.-3 a.m.
Club Spectrum 616 Marshall Avenue, Memphis Medical Center

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Sock It To Me Burlesque is back with their annual Valentine's Day show, Heartbreakers, the Remix edition. Featuring performers in burlesque, belly dance, ballet, opera, hoop, fire, and more. DJ Buddy keeps the party going after the show. (901) 292-2292

Essential Oils 101

Sat., Feb. 16, 10-11 a.m.
Art Body Soul Studio 1024 South Yates, Memphis East Memphis

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Educational class about essential oils, certified pure therapeutic grade and third-party tested. (901) 207-4161

Kids Rock Family Day

Sat., Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Youth take the mic at this unique event featuring student-created activities, live performances and music, favorite after-school snacks, and games galore. 761-5250

Artist Talk: Beth Edwards

Sat., Feb. 16, 11 a.m.
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown

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Presented in conjunction with "Oh My Heart," exhibition of new work by Beth Edwards, who is known for her contemporary still-life paintings. 901-767-3800

Kenturah Davis and Desmond Lewis Panel Discussion

Sat., Feb. 16, 2 p.m.
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

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Memphis artist Desmond Lewis and Kenturah Davis (an artist working between Los Angeles, New Haven, and Accra, Ghana) were selected by Delta Axis and Locate Arts/Seed Space to exhibit their work together based on their innovative sensitivity to material, and their exploration of social and relational content.

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

Gallery Talk

Saturdays, Sundays, 2-2:30 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


Museum staff speak on topics including current exhibitions and works from the permanent collection. Meet in the lobby of the main building before the talk begins. 774-6380

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

Artists' Link Meeting

Third Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m. and Thu., March 14, 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

MicroCinema: 2018 Music Video Showcase

Tue., Feb. 19, 7-9 p.m.
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

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An encore screening of national and international music videos from the 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival, curated by Senior Programmer Brighid Wheeler.

Painting Out Loud Class Series 3

Tue., Feb. 19, 6-9 p.m., Tue., Feb. 26, 6-9 p.m. and Tue., March 5, 6-9 p.m.
Art Body Soul Studio 1024 South Yates, Memphis East Memphis

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Process art is an intuitive method of painting. The artist paints the internal landscape, capturing, and emotions in the experience. No prior painting experience is required (901) 207-4161

The Art of the Fantasy Novel

Tuesdays, 6-8:30 p.m. Continues through Feb. 19

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Join Jenny M. Duggan Jackson, writer and MFA, on a journey into fantasy writing and how to create a novel or story. Reservations required; must be able to attend all three sessions. Please call (901) 761-5250 to register. 761-5250

Munch and Learn with Upsana Singh

Wed., Feb. 20, 12 p.m.

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Master gardener speaks on the topic "Plants and Aromatherapy" at this brown-bag lecture series. Free for members and students with ID. 761-5250

Artist Lecture: Erin Harmon

Thu., Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

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Artist speaks in conjunction with her exhibition "Aggregate Optics of Make-A-Do." Her paintings and sculptures are filled with longing for places that do not actually exist, invocing both the animated and the arrested, the joyful and the staid, the high and the low.

For the Love of Gardening

Thu., Feb. 21, 6-7 p.m. and Thu., Feb. 28, 6-7 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

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Three-part garden-themed workshop series with each week focusing on a new topic led by local gardeners. (901) 443-7623

Art Trolley Tour

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


Tour the local galleries and shops on South Main.
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