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Crosstown Arts Resident Artist Talk

Thu., Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m.
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown

The residency program offers multidisciplinary residencies to visiting and Memphis-based artists and curators, working in any creative discipline including visual and performing arts, music, film, and writing in all genres. (901) 507-8030

Cocktails, Canapes, and Cats

Thu., Oct. 17, 6 p.m.
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis

This event supports Creative Aging’s mission of enriching seniors’ lives through the arts. The evening includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical. 682-8323

Repair Days

Oct. 17-20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown

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Bring your metal items to the museum and have them restored to their former glory. All proceeds from repairs and the help support annual programming such as educational initiatives, new exhibitions, and artist residency programs. 774-6380

"New Light"

Through Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Exhibition of work by Jack Robinson. 901-751-7500

Mixed Water Media with Elizabeth Alley

Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Continues through Nov. 7
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$150 + $40 Materials fee | 4 sessions | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

Students will explore a variety of mixed water media and techniques to learn about composition while creating two finished paintings over four weeks. 901-431-1455 or 901-767-2999

The Parting

Through Oct. 19, 7-11 p.m.
The Evergreen Theatre 1705 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$30

Supernatural guides escort visitors through the Evergreen Theatre, where each room tells a different tale. Show performs four times nightly. Tickets include entry to the Funky Halloween bar. 274-7139

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

Family Fun Day

Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown

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Bring the entire family for a day of educational demos and hands-on activities. Enjoy free admission to the museum and grounds during this event. Activities include pewter casting, wire bracelets, and more. 774-6380

Artist Talk with Niles Wallace

Sat., Oct. 19, 1 p.m.
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis

The artist speaks about his exhibit "Still Bloom." 767-2200

Dinner + Art Auction

Sat., Oct. 19, 7-10 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$90 Non-member

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Fund-raiser auction with one-of-a-kind objects, donated by artists from across the country, during the Repair Days auction. All proceeds from the Dinner + Art Auction help support Museum programming throughout the year. 901-774-6380

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

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

Art Show

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

Featuring two local artists. 901-443-5232

Artists' Link Meeting

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

Speakers include Niles Wallace, Saj Crone, Angela Goza, Matthew Hasty, Paige Scheinberg, Fred Burton, and Laurie Brown. 324-3181

Intermediate Drawing: Composition and Light with Melissa Dunn

Mondays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Nov. 11
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$200 + $50 Materials fee | 5 sessions | Intermediate and up | Ages 15 +

This course is for students who have a basic understanding of drawing but are ready to delve deeper, make longer drawings, and find their own personal drawing style. Perfect for painters who want to strengthen their paintings by improving their drawing. 901-431-1455 or 901-767-2999

Working in a Series: Content and Color with Nancy Cheairs

Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through Nov. 12
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$250 | Bring your own materials | 5 sessions

Color is an important and powerful means of expression in creating works of art. Color can evoke a memory, express joy, mystery, fear, calm or chaos. In this class, students will refine and energize color relationships as they develop their personal vision in a series of small paintings. 901-431-1455 or 901-767-2999

Acrylic Painting with Meredith Olinger

Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. Continues through Nov. 12
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$200 + $50 Materials fee | 5 sessions | Beginner and up | Ages 15 +

In this class, students will learn the basics of working with acrylic paint. Students will work over a five-week period on one large painting. We will discuss color mixing, composition, layering, blending, cropping, and more. 901-431-1455 or 901-767-2999

Watercolor: Landscape Abstraction with Susan Maakestad

Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Nov. 13
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$225

Students will use photographs as source material for discovering ways to abstract the landscape. Students will develop their personal interpretation of the landscape as they hone technique and color-mixing skills. Bring your own supplies. 901-431-1455 or 901-767-2999

Open Late

Every third Thursday, 6-8 p.m.

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

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

Naughty Nightmares and the Haunted House of Burlesque

Sat., Oct. 26, 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Club Spectrum 616 Marshall Avenue, Memphis Medical Center

Buy Tickets$20-$180

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Memphis Burlesque summons up the spirits and turns Club Spectrum into a haunted house of hotness. 292-2292


Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Downtown Memphis Various locations, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$5

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Long-running arts festival with cultural artistic diversity and talent from around the Mid-South and all 50 states. Located on Riverside Drive between Jefferson and Beale. To learn more details, visit riverartsmemphis.org.

Thrive Fashion Show

Sat., Oct. 26, 2:30 p.m.

Fund-raiser fashion show benefiting Thrive Memphis with clothes by Steinmart. 537-1483

Looking Inward: Mindfully Looking at Art

Fourth Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.

Program, led by Stephen Black, delves into the restorative powers of art and meditation to help participants quiet the mind, observe art, and let go of mental clutter to experience art in new ways. 761-5250
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