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"Origami in the Garden"

Through March 24, 2019
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


Thursdays, Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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Title refers to the “school-to-prison pipeline,” and in it, Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher, is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son opportunities. 502-3486


Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis

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Contemporary drama filled with twists and turns introduces two strangers, an older man and a younger woman, who meet on a subway platform in the most unlikely of circumstances. 682-8323

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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A brilliant 15 year-old boy who is ill-equipped to interpret everyday life falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog. He sets out to identify the culprit and a life-changing journey. 726-4656

Arts & Crafts Fair

Sat., Sept. 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Shop handmade crafts, jewelry, Lularoe clothing, art, and more early for Christmas. Light breakfast, lunch, and snacks served. 901-754-8185

DanceSmiths Rising Stars & Chart Toppers Charity Showcase

Sat., Sept. 22, 7-8:30 p.m.

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Ballroom and Latin show numbers set to Rising Stars & Chart Toppers music benefiting Indie Memphis. 901-371-9393

"Horn Island 34"

Through Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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Exhibition of works by MCA students, faculty, and alumni resulting from annual trip to Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Pascagoula, Miss. 272-5100

"Outings Project"

Sept. 22-Jan. 6
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of paintings from museum walls onto the streets, creating an opportunity to discover, appreciate, and understand artwork in a new way by French artist Julien de Casabianca. 544-6209

"Talking Continents"

Sept. 22-Jan. 26
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of large-scale sculptures and installations that use language, history, literature and psychology to draw attention to the barriers that separate and divide humanity by Jaume Plensa. 544-6209

Shakespeare Shout-Out Series: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Saturdays, Sundays. Continues through Sept. 29
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

Performance locations include Collierville train depot, Orange Mound Community Center, Germantown Library, Wiseacre Brewery, Stax, and more. Visit website for more information and schedule.

Memphis Area Modern Quilt Guild Showcase and Sale

Through Sept. 28
WKNO Studio 7151 Cherry Farms, Memphis Cordova

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Exhibition of quilts with bold contrasting colors, improvisational piecing, abstract and asymmetrical designs, and designs based on a modern aesthetic. 901-458-2521

"Split Level"

Through Sept. 28
EACC Fine Arts Center Gallery East Arkansas Community College, 1700 Newcastle, Forrest City, AR, Forrest City West Memphis/Eastern Arkansas

Exhibition of paintings in which traditional rectangle compositions are cut into shaped panels to more accurately reflect architectural forms by artist Dustyn Bork.

"Visualizing Nature"

Through Sept. 30
St. George's Episcopal Church 2425 South Germantown, Memphis Germantown

Exhibition of multiple media work including oil, colored pencil, and photography by Andrea Blevins and Evelina Dillon. (901) 754-7282

"Underwater Worlds"

Through Oct. 2
Morton Museum of Collierville History 196 Main, Collierville, Collierville Collierville

Exhibition created by the layered accumulation of pours, stains and diverse mark-making techniques with acrylic, inks and dyes on canvas and paper by Lauren Coulson. 457-2650


Through Oct. 6
Jay Etkin Gallery 942 Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young

Exhibition of unique work by local artists, paintings from the Secondary Market (corporate and private collections), vintage art, Antique Mexican Retablos, and Tribal Art. 550-0064

"Consuming Passions II: A Collection of Collections"

Through Oct. 6
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis

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Exhibition showcasing sports paraphernalia, Japanese prints, automobile art, posters and material culture from World War I and World War II, and pop-culture related artifacts. 678-2224

"What’s Gone With That Boy I Wonder"

Through Oct. 7
Clough-Hanson Gallery Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown

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Exhibition of drawings, sculpture, and photography by Jared Buckhiester. 901-843-3000

“In Living Color: The Butterfly Effect”

Through Oct. 20

Exhibition of work by Yin and Young Soul Artistry. 948-9522

"It’s A Dogs Life"

Through Oct. 20
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

Exhibition of charcoal and mixed media drawings of dogs in various humanoid forms by Gere'cho Delaney. 726-4656

John McIntire

Through Nov. 10
TOPS Gallery 400 S. Front, Memphis South Main

Exhibition of sculptures and drawings.

Wish Book: "Lay of the Land"

Through Nov. 25
Crosstown Concourse (formerly Sears Crosstown) N. Cleveland at North Parkway, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of large-scale, landscape cyanotypes on fabric photographic works by John Pearson.


Through Dec. 31
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

Exhibition of photographs to shed light on the immigrant family separation at the U.S.-Mexican border. More than 30 black-and-white images of protesting children sending. (901) 521-9699

John McIntire

Through Nov. 10

Exhibition of sculptures and drawings. 901-340-0134

"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

Rotunda Projects: Federico Uribe

Through Oct. 11, 2019
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of magical creatures and playful installations from everyday objects. 544-6209

Artist reception for "Shades of Gray"

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 21-23, 5-10 p.m.
430 Gallery 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

Exhibition of black and white fine art photography by Sabrina Turner. Subjects include desert landscapes, urban life, and nature. 901-507-8030

On The Spot! Stand-Up + Improv Comedy

Fri.-Sat., Sept. 21-22, 8-10 p.m.
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square

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Combining stand-up, improv, and even some improvised stand-up, "On the Spot" will have something to tickle everyone's funny bone. 21+ 901-212-3327



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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

Debra Edge Art

Talbot Heirs 99 S. Second, Memphis Downtown


Folk Artists

Edge Gallery 509 S. Main, Memphis South Main

Exhibition of work by Debra Edge, John Sadowski, Nancy White, Bill Brookshire, and other folk artists. 901-647-9242
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