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July 2016


Community: Photographs by Peri Gildersleeve

July 29September 11

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Web Photo_Peri Gildersleeve

MCA presents Community: Photographs by Peri Gildersleeve, on view July 29–Sept. 11 at the MCA Gallery in Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. A reception will be held Friday, Aug. 26 from 6–7:30 p.m.

The exhibition will include photographs that feature participants and their direct support staff engaging in life skills activities at SRVS (pronounced “serves”), the largest comprehensive provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in West Tennessee.

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August 2016


Horn Island 32

August 15September 30

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Web Photo_Horn Island 32_Bill Price

The annual Horn Island exhibition features work from students, alumni and faculty who travel to the barrier island off the coast of Mississippi each spring.

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Primal Rituals by Jeffrey Hodges

August 15September 30

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Web Photo_Jeffrey Hodges

Primal Rituals features large-scale pointillism paintings that reveal the primitive rituals and ethereal experiences of modern game keeping as an anecdote of the spirit. Hodges developed a fascination with wild game and hunting at a young age as a result of his father’s involvement in wildlife management and conservation. “The spiritual kinship shared between living creatures is transitory and poignant,” said Hodges. “The paintings function as manifestations of the intangible components of hunting. They are viewed as shamanic mediums that…

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Sammy Peters: Then and Now

August 22September 30

Hyde Gallery at Nesin Graduate School,

477 S. Main

Memphis,

TN

38013

United States


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Sammy Peters is a nationally recognized artist with roots in the mid-South region. Peters creates pensive yet rollicking canvases, expressing a fascinating vision of life’s complex and opposing rhythms.

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Reception | Community: Photographs by Peri Gildersleeve

August 26 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Web Photo_Peri Gildersleeve

MCA presents Community: Photographs by Peri Gildersleeve, on view July 29–Sept. 11 at the MCA Gallery in Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. A reception will be held Friday, Aug. 26 from 6–7:30 p.m.

The exhibition will include photographs that feature participants and their direct support staff engaging in life skills activities at SRVS (pronounced “serves”), the largest comprehensive provider of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in West Tennessee.

Find out more »


Reception | Horn Island 32

August 27 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Web Photo_Horn Island 32_Bill Price

The annual Horn Island exhibition features work from students, alumni and faculty who travel to the barrier island off the coast of Mississippi each spring.

Find out more »


Reception | Primal Rituals by Jeffrey Hodges

August 27 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Web Photo_Jeffrey Hodges

Primal Rituals features large-scale pointillism paintings that reveal the primitive rituals and ethereal experiences of modern game keeping as an anecdote of the spirit. Hodges developed a fascination with wild game and hunting at a young age as a result of his father’s involvement in wildlife management and conservation. “The spiritual kinship shared between living creatures is transitory and poignant,” said Hodges. “The paintings function as manifestations of the intangible components of hunting. They are viewed as shamanic mediums that…

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September 2016


Class | Free Family Art Workshop

September 3 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2017

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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  Join us on the first Saturday of every month (some exceptions) for a free family art activity at Memphis College of Art. Workshops will include drawing, painting, sculpture and more and are open to all ages and experience levels! *IMPORTANT: All families in attendance must include at least one parent/guardian and at least one child (a minor under 18 years of age).* These workshops are free, but donations are always appreciated (recommended donation is $10 per family). Walk-ins are…

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Class | Fashion Design: Beginning Sewing

September 13 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Sept. 13 – Oct. 18 Sewing is the first step in creating your own wearable art! In this class, students will create their own pencil skirt by learning how to read and understand all symbols and guide sheets of a pattern. Students will be instructed on how to select appropriate fabrics, measure themselves and make adjustments for a perfect fit. Methods such as laying out and cutting fabric, sewing and pressing, making darts and adding zippers, finishing seams and hemming…

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Class | Contemporary Clay

September 15 @ 6:00 pm8:30 pm

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Hands working on pottery wheel

Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (skip Oct. 6) Make contemporary ceramic sculptures that combine wheel throwing and hand building techniques. During the class you’ll use the pottery wheel to make thrown components to be joined with handbuilt pieces to create ceramic sculptures which may be functional or decorative. This course will study and explore a variety of handbuilding, wheel throwing and glazing techniques and combine aspects of each into surprising creations. Previous wheel throwing experience is preferred, but not required.…

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