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Little Women

Through Feb. 24
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis

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Four sisters live with their mother in New England as their father is away serving as a chaplain in the Civil War. The family recently lost its fortune and struggles to support themselves as the girls grow and face their own personal moral challenges, guided by their religious faith. (901) 682-8323

Grand Reopening

Through March 7
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of work by Matthew Hasty, Lisa Jennings, Chuck Johnson, Jeanne Seagle, Niles Wallace, Lisa Weiss, Peter Wright, Laurel Lukaszewski, Erwin Timmers, and Nancy Weisser. 767-2200

"Tributaries"

Through April 7
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


Exhibition of new work by Tanya Crane. 774-6380

"Eye to Eye: A New Look at the Dixon Collection"

Through April 14


Exhibition of select works from the Dixon’s collection, shown in a new light. The works will be organized by theme, highlighting some of the major ideas that influenced the art produced in Europe and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 761-5250

"Origami in the Garden"

Through March 24
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of 24 museum-quality outdoor sculptures depicting origami-inspired works crafted by artists Kevin Box, Te Jui Fu, Beth Johnson, Michael G. LaFosse, and Robert Lang. 636-4100

Agnes of God

Fridays, Saturdays, 8-10 p.m. and Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Continues through Feb. 24
New Moon Theatre Company At TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square

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Novice nun Sister Agnes is accused of strangling and then discarding her newborn child. Her pregnancy was kept secret, until Agnes is discovered unconscious and bleeding. She insists that the child was the result of a virgin conception. A psychiatrist must get to the truth. (901) 484-3467

Spring Mix

Through Feb. 23, 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 24, 2-4 p.m.
Ballet Memphis 2144 Madison, Memphis Midtown


A colorful celebration of the earthly elements, including Steven McMahon’s Flyway, Julia Adam’s water-themed Dew Point, and a new work from Rafael Ferreras. (901) 737-7322

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

"Crafting a Legacy: 40 Years of Collecting and Exhibiting at the Metal Museum"

Sundays, 12-5 p.m. and Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through May 12
Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Dr., Memphis Downtown


In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Metal Museum presents an exhibition of past, current, and future Master Metalsmiths and Tributaries artists, who represent the heights of achievement and the promising future of the metals field. (901) 774-6380

"Improv"

Mondays-Fridays. Continues through Feb. 21
Gallery 1091 WKNO Studio, 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of new works by the Memphis Camera Club. 458-2521

"Every American Thing"

Through March 10
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Lester Merriweather.

"Hawkins Bolden"

Through March 25


Exhibition of scarecrow pieces crafted with discarded materials. (901) 340-0134

"Monument Lab: Prototypes/Proposals"

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through March 16
Clough-Hanson Gallery Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new works by Kara Crombie, Jamel Shabazz, Michelle Angela Ortiz, and Marisa Williamson. The exhibition reflects on the monuments society has inherited and imagines future monuments yet to be built. 901-843-3000

"Recent Acquisitions: Friends of the Brooks Museum of Art"

Through March 10
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Group exhibition curated by Lester Merriweather.

"Active Shooter"

Through March 10
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of video art by Coriana Close. As American culture becomes increasingly militarized, the exhibit asks: “Is this how we treat children?”

“#GildTheDelta”

Through April 10
Eclectic Eye 242 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of new work by Norwood Creech. Each piece is adapted from paint and pastels that incorporate gold and silver gilding, or metallic effects, as a part of the creation process. 276-3937

"Contemporary Influences of African Tribal Art"

Through March 16
Jay Etkin Gallery 942 Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of African art. (901) 550-0064

Kenturah Davis and Desmond Lewis

Through March 10
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


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.

"Visions of Hawai'i"

Through Feb. 24
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by pioneering American modernist Georgia O'Keeffe. 544-6209

"Into the Shadows"

Through Feb. 25


Exhibition of new work by Chelsea Fly. 537-1483

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.

"Aggregate Optics of Make-A-Do"

Through March 8


Exhibition of new work by Erin Harmon. Her paintings and sculptures are filled with longing for places that do not actually exist, invoking both the animated and the arrested, the joyful and the staid, the high and the low.

"Oh My Heart"

Through March 9
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Beth Edwards, who is known for her contemporary still-life paintings. 901-767-3800

"American Haiku"

Through May 12
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of woodcuts by Memphis artist Ted Faiers. 544-6209

"A Buck & a Half Apiece"

Through March 20
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of photographs by Ernest Withers. 544-6209

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.

"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

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.
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