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"Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting"

Through July 26
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Three-month festival celebrating quilting and visual arts, with events, workshops, and two exhibition of not-your-grandma's quilts. (901) 507-8030

The Parchmen Hour: Songs and Stories of the '61 Freedom Riders

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


Adapted from real-life accounts of the 1961 Freedom Rides, The Parchmen Hour shares these struggles through music that ranges from Bob Dylan to spirituals. 502-3486

"Myths and Muses"

Through May 29
Eclectic Eye 242 S. Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of new work by Carol Buchman. 276-3937

"The Deep"

Through May 31
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by Robert Yasuda. 901-767-3800

"A Lifestyle"

Through May 31
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by Joyce Gingold. 901-767-3800

"My Life in Colour"

Through May 31
Java Cabana 2170 Young, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of new paintings by Jessica White. 272-7210

"Soft Landing"

Through June 6
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of new work by Emily Leonard. 901-767-3800

Burton Callicott

Through June 7
David Lusk Gallery 97 Tillman, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of serene landscapes by the acclaimed artist and influential educator. 901-767-3800

“Currents”

Through June 8
Jay Etkin Gallery 942 Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of new works by Pam Cobb and Marc Rouillard. 550-0064

Rotunda Projects: Federico Uribe

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


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

"Native Son"

Through Sept. 3
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of sculpture and sound installation by multimedia artist Terry Adkins. 544-6209

"Natural Curiosity"

Through June 30
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by Beth Van Hoesen, displaying the artist’s process, from initial sketch to polished print. Van Hoesen specialized in the intaglio processes of etching, drypoint, and aquatint, primarily focused on natural subject matter like insects, plants, and animals. 544-6209

"Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric"

Through July 28
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


Traveling exhibition of art quilts by 29 internationally known artists (901) 507-8030

"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

"Painted Words: Poets and Painters in Print, 1869 – 1967"

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


Exhibition curated by Donal Harris showcasing three volumes that combine literary and visual art through printmaking. The exhibited works range from Paris in the 1860s to New York in the 1960s, and combine poetry and graphic work. 544-6209

"Blue: A Regional Quilt Challenge"

Through July 28
Crosstown Arts at The Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 280, Memphis Midtown


A curated exhibition of three-layered, stitched 24”x 24” works by local and regional artists. (901) 507-8030

Elmwood Driving History Tour

Ongoing
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

Buy Tickets$5-$10


Purchase a paper map, audio CD, or download to phone then visit over 60 stops throughout Elmwood in the comfort of your car. 774-3212

Cabaret

Through May 26, 8-10 p.m.
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

Buy Tickets


It’s the early 1930s in Berlin, and life is changing. But that’s no concern for sensational Kit Kat Klub cabaret singer Sally Bowles, whose only goal in life is to have a good time. As the Nazis take control of the government, the lives of Sally and her boyfriend, writer Cliff Bradshaw, begin to change dramatically. 901-725-3008

Karaoke

Fridays-Sundays
Dru's Place 1474 Madison, Memphis Midtown


275-8082

"About Face"

Ongoing
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition located in the Education Gallery highlighting the different ways artists interpret the connection between emotion and expression. 544-6209

Senior Thesis Exhibition

Ongoing
Clough-Hanson Gallery Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of work by Rhodes studio art majors Olivia Rowe, Charlotte Sechrist, Qian Xu, Sara Lynn Abbott, and Melissa Kiker. 901-843-3000

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

Dorothy Northern and Jennifer Sargent

Ongoing
Overton Park Gallery 1581 Overton Park, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works. (901) 229-2967

Jarek Stultz Dance Academy

Ongoing
Madison Dance Studio 1555 Madison, Memphis Midtown


Learn ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and other forms of dance. Classes Mon.-Sat. for kids in kindergarten through high school and beyond. For more information and class schedules, see website.

"R&D"

Ongoing
Crosstown Concourse 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis Midtown


A collection of artwork from the fall 2018 University of Memphis sculpture students.

"Drawing Memory: Essence of Memphis"

Ongoing
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works inspired by nsibidi, a sacred means of communication among male secret societies in southeastern Nigeria by Victor Ekpuk. 544-6209

David Hall

Ongoing
Jay Etkin Gallery 942 Cooper, Memphis Cooper-Young


Exhibition of watercolor works on paper. 550-0064

Resilience IPA to Benefit Victims of the California Fires

Ongoing
Crosstown Brewing Co. 1264 Concourse, Memphis Midtown

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Brewed at Crosstown Brewing and served in the taproom in the coming weeks. All proceeds will go directly to Camp Fire relief efforts in Butte County, California.

Natalie James and the Professor

Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Midtown Crossing Grill 394 N. Watkins, Memphis Midtown


443-0502

Memphis Argentine Tango Society

Sundays, 5:30-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square


Dedicated to promoting Argentine Social Tango like it is danced in Buenos Aires. All levels of dancers are welcome. (901) 849-2243
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