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June 2017


67th Annual Holiday Bazaar Call to Artists – Submissions Open

June 5October 2

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Holiday Bazaar 2017

The Memphis College of Art 67th Holiday Bazaar and Fundraiser (Juried Show) is now accepting submissions. The Early Submission Deadline is Wednesday, August 30. The Final Submission Deadline is Monday, October 2. To apply online, click here. There will be a ticketed Opening Celebration on Friday, November 17, 5-10pm, and the bazaar will be open to the public on Saturday, November 18, 10am – 5pm. The bazaar is located in Rust Hall, Memphis College of Art 1930 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN…

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August 2017


Floating Light: Works by Katherine Dean and Joseph Moseley

August 5September 10

Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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For over a year, local photographers Katherine Dean and Joseph Moseley have been experimenting with modern technology when applied to the 150-year-old collodion wet plate photographic process to create compelling images that explore both light and the narrative. While their collective work differs quite dramatically in themes and object presentation, these two artists have created work that communicates quite beautifully when experienced in the same environment. Floating Light is an exhibition that explores the weight of light and darkness over…

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Horn Island 33

August 14September 29

1930 Poplar

Memphis,

38104

United States


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This annual exhibition’s artwork is the outcome of an 11-day annual trip by MCA students, faculty and alumni to Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Pascagoula, Miss. This year, over 40 participants made the excursion, immersing themselves in the relative isolation and primitive conditions of the undeveloped island. There will be a Reception on August 26 from 5:30-8:30pm. Remaining artworks will be listed for sale online at shop.mca.edu on October 9. Gallery hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.;…

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Horn Island 33 Reception

August 26 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

1930 Poplar

Memphis,

38104

United States


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This annual exhibition’s artwork is the outcome of an 11-day annual trip by MCA students, faculty and alumni to Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Pascagoula, Miss. This year, over 40 participants made the excursion, immersing themselves in the relative isolation and primitive conditions of the undeveloped island. There will be a Reception on August 26 from 5:30-8:30pm. Remaining artworks will be listed for sale online at shop.mca.edu on October 9. The exhibit will be on view from…

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September 2017


“I am. Amen.”: Activist Artist Hank Willis Thomas is Pryor Lecturer

September 14 @ 6:00 pm8:30 pm

Rust Hall – Callicott Auditorium,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104

United States


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WHAT: Globally-renowned artist Hank Willis Thomas is giving this year’s Downing Pryor Lecture at the Memphis College of Art. He is a co-founder of the first-ever artist-driven super PAC, For Freedoms, and his work is meant to initiate dialogue about race, politics, and art and is particularly relevant to Memphis in the 50th year after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The lecture, “I am. Amen,” is free and open to the public. WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 14, 6:00-8:30pm.…

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October 2017


Le Monster, Part Boo!

October 7November 4

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Le Monster is back! Memphis College of Art (MCA) presents Le Monster Part Boo, a collaborative exhibition between Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the MCA community of students, faculty and staff who have reimagined drawings of monsters originally created by the hospital’s child patients. The exhibition will be on view Oct. 7 to Nov. 4 in Rust Hall at MCA. Patient drawings will be displayed alongside the final artworks. A family-friendly, monster-themed celebration of the exhibition will take place Saturday,…

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National Portfolio Day-Memphis

October 14

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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National Portfolio Day brings together students and experienced college representatives who review artwork, offer critique, discuss college plans and share information about their schools. The event provides a taste of what it would be like to attend a professional art college. Memphis College of Art will host the 2017 Memphis National Portfolio Day in its iconic Rust Hall building set in the heart of Overton Park. The event is free and open to any prospective art college student and their…

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Le Monster, Part Boo! Reception

October 28 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Le Monster is back! Memphis College of Art (MCA) presents Le Monster Part Boo, a collaborative exhibition between Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the MCA community of students, faculty and staff who have reimagined drawings of monsters originally created by the hospital’s child patients. The exhibition will be on view Oct. 7 to Nov. 4 in Rust Hall at MCA. Patient drawings will be displayed alongside the final artworks. A family-friendly, monster-themed celebration of the exhibition will take place Saturday,…

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November 2017


East Tennessee Portfolio Day

November 11

Knoxville Museum of Art,

1050 World’s Fair Park

Knoxville,

TN

37916

United States


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For the second consecutive year, Memphis College of Art will partner with the Knoxville Museum of Art to present East Tennessee Portfolio Day. This special event was created to provide special access to art college representatives from around the nation to prospective art students in East Tennessee. We hope you will mark your calendars for this special event at the Knoxville Museum of Art! If you have any questions, call 800-727-1088 or email info@mca.edu. Read more… Time: TBA

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67th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser

November 17November 18

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Ticketed Opening Celebration: Friday, November 17, 5pm – 10pm 67th Annual Holiday Bazaar Open to the Public: Saturday, November 18, 10am – 5pm

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