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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

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.

City Tasting Tours

Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1:30 p.m.

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Savor tastings at five eateries, interact with chefs and managers, and sample local flavors while strolling down Main Street and enjoying new art installations and historic landmarks.

Go Ape Treetop Adventure

Ongoing
Shelby Farms 500 N. Pine Lake, Germantown Germantown

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Course in Shelby Farms Park open for its second season. 767-PARK

Yellow Fever Rock & Roll Ghost Tour

Ongoing

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See what used to be, Memphis style, with Mike McCarthy. Call to schedule a personal tour. 901-486-6325

Art Therapy Exhibition

Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 8
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works from two groups from Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services of Memphis. (901) 321-3000

"Outside Looking In"

Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through July 8
Ross Gallery Christian Brothers University, Plough Library, 650 E. Parkway S., Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works by CBU BFA graduates Erin McInnes, Darien Parsons, and Katherine Traylor. (901) 321-3000

Polliwogs Summer Pre-K Camp

Through May 24, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m.
Lichterman Nature Center 5992 Quince, Memphis East Memphis


Kids camp offering an interactive introduction to all things nature, excellent preparation for kindergarten to come. 901-636-2221

"Inside/Out"

Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through May 25
Flicker Street Studio 74 Flicker, Memphis Midtown


Exhibition of works by artists working with vastly differing media, content, and making processes. Featuring the work of Jim Buchman, Nancy Cheairs, Ted Faiers, Lauren Fogg, Taylor Loftin, Meredith Olinger, Nate Renner, Phil Donohue, Pam McDonnell, and Ed Rainey. 901-674-5855

"Where the Petals All Unfold/Where Light and Landscape Meet"

Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through May 25
L Ross Gallery 5040 Sanderlin, Memphis East Memphis


Exhibition of works by Alan Duckworth and Dolores Justus. 901-767-2200

"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

Commute Challenge

Through May 31
Various locations See website for more information, Memphis East Memphis

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Commuters in Memphis are challenged to shift gears from riding alone to riding with friends, using public transit, walking, or biking to and from work during May's Commute Challenge. Sign-up, track your commutes to work using alternative transportation methods, and be entered to win prizes all month long.

"Collaborations"

Through May 31


Exhibition of collaborative works by Tennessee Craft members. (901) 761-0810

"Dear Artist"

Through June 1
Art Museum at the University of Memphis (AMUM) 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building, Memphis University of Memphis


Exhibition of work on loan. Artists include Lisa Alonso, Nakeya Brown, Burton Callicott, Carroll Cloar, Jennifer Crescuillo, William Eggleston, and others. 678-2224

"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

"Visions of Illusion"

Through July 31
Art Village Gallery 410 S. Main, Memphis South Main


Exhibition of new work by Zeinu Mudeser. 521-0782

Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community

Through Oct. 20


Bicentennial celebration, the exhibit illustrates how the threads of Memphis history form a larger story or web of history. 636-2362

"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

Elmwood Driving History Tour

Ongoing
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

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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

"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

"The Allure of Creative Self-Absorption"

Through July 14


Exhibition of photographs of Virginia Oldoini Verasis, the Countess of Castiglione. A great beauty, grande horizontale, and mistress to Napoleon III, the Countess was an iconic figure of the glamorous Second Empire. In an era when the average person might be photographed once in his or her lifetime, the Countess commissioned more than 400 images of herself from the Parisian studio photographer Pierre-Louis Pierson and others. 761-5250

"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

"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
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