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An Evening with Shirley Raines & Curt Hart

Fri., Oct. 19, 6 p.m.
Novel 387 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Authors will present a selection of their favorite poems and photographs from their books and lead discussions and activities geared to children, parents, and educators. 901-922-5526

Repair Days | 2018

Thur.-Sun., Oct. 18-21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


The annual fundraiser where nearly 200 metalsmiths from across the country come to Memphis to make repairs on metal objects brought in by visitors like you. 901-774-6380

Memphis magazine Fiction Contest

Through Aug. 31, 2019

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

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.

7th Annual Fall Highpoint Art Fair

Sat., Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Highpoint Terrace 3734 Johnwood, Memphis East Memphis


Featuring creations by artists and artisans including paintings, sculptures, jewelry, fashion, and fashion accessories. 901-833-1346

Family Fun Day

Sat., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown

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As a part of Repair Days, bring the entire family for a day of exciting and educational demos and hands-on activities. Free admission to the Museum and grounds during Family Fun Day. 901-774-6380

Beale Street Art Crawl

Sat., Oct. 20, 12-7 p.m.
Beale Street downtown Memphis, Memphis Beale Street

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615-240-1854

Repair Days 2018 Dinner + Auction

Sat., Oct. 20, 7-10 p.m.
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown

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All proceeds from the Dinner + Auction benefit Museum programming throughout the year. 774-6380

Art on Fire

Sat., Oct. 20, 7-11 p.m.

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All are invited (21 and up) to gather on the Dixon’s South Lawn for a festive fall party with a roaring bonfire, fabulous food, live music, the Hot Off the Wall art sale, a silent auction, and more 761-5250

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

Music + Activism = Craftivism

Sun., Oct. 21, 12-2 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 27, 12-2 p.m.
Crosstown Concourse (formerly Sears Crosstown) N. Cleveland at North Parkway, Memphis Midtown


Use your hands to make art that makes a statement about something you feel passionately about. These projects can be political, personal, or purely for fun.

Stax Museum Drop-in Program: Music + Activism = Craftivism

Sun., Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Crosstown Arts Gallery 422 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

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The G.A.D. exhibition features stories of people who used music to make an impact. Use your hands to make art that makes a statement about something you feel passionately about. 901-261-6338

Art Show

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


Featuring two local artists. 901-443-5232

Art Trolley Tour

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


Tour the local galleries and shops on South Main.

RiverArtsFest

Sat., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
South Main Arts District Corner of G.E. Patterson and Tennessee, Memphis South Main

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New location on Riverside Drive between Jefferson and Union featuring a rich, cultural artistic diversity, and talent from around the Mid-South and all 50 states,

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

Jazz-A-Fire

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


Performances and bring your own instrument to join. 524-0104

Playing With Fire: Glass Blowing Demo and Auction

Sun., Oct. 28, 3:30-6 p.m.
Midtown Crossing Grill 394 N. Watkins, Memphis Midtown

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Benefiting NORML to help Memphis Smoke The Vote. 901-305-7070

Paint Nite

28th of every month, 6-7:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31


BYOB painting party. Grab your friends and your favorite bottle of wine and let your creativity flow. 662-269-5511

Barrie Cooper and Friends: Benefit Concert for the Memphis Youth Symphony Program

Mon., Oct. 29, 6 p.m.
The Halloran Centre 225 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

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Featuring silent auction, light hors d'oeuvres, and pre-show music by members of the MYSP. 901-529-4299

Open Late

Every third Thursday, 6-8 p.m.


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

Brooks Museum League Meeting & Gallery Tour

Fri., Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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Meeting followed by a gallery tour of the Jaume Plensa Exhibit, “Talking Continents,” stainless steel to create a floating archipelago of 19 large-scale cloud-like shapes. Sign up by email, 901-355-8160

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.

Upcoming Casting Calls in Memphis

Tue., Nov. 6, 1-5 p.m.


Seeking actors who have the ability to impersonate popular princess characters for our Memphis troupe. Email for more information, 616-426-6108
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