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May 2017


Best in Class 2016/2017 Exhibition

May 23July 14

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Free

Featuring the “best of the best” as selected by faculty in each department, Best in Class features work from students in all grade levels. The show represents student work that faculty felt best accomplished the goals of their respective class. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon–4 p.m. The college and gallery will be closed July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day.

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Disappointed: Works by Josh Strydom

May 23July 30

Rust Hall – Alumni Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Strydom Prague Clock

Joshua Strydom is a Zimbabwean artist, currently based in Prague, Czech Republic. He has exhibited across Southern Africa, the USA, and Central Europe. He has been creating work in Prague since 2014, focusing on the otherness found in contrasting cultures and documenting society through photography and digital collage. This series explores the idea of unrequited expectations, where people have no return on their emotional investment, or rather a return different from what they had anticipated. Strydom uses the tourist attraction of the Astronomical Clock in…

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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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Home > House: Works by Kevin Mitchell

June 9July 30

MCA Gallery at Playhouse on the Square,

66 S. Cooper

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Kevin Mitchell

In Home > House, Kevin Mitchell examines the idea of the home as a place of retreat. This concept of the home providing structure, strength, and support while the outside world becomes unpredictable and hostile is at the center of work. The home as a haven is especially for those whose community is often viewed anomalistic and peripheral by mainstream society. He uses a variety of media to explore color, texture, and form as they relate to the ideas of…

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Summer Art Camp Session 4

June 26June 30

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Art Camp

Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp! Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. Only art camp in the region to achieve accreditation from the American Camp Association Offers extended summer hours MCA offers six weeklong sessions throughout the summer: Week 1: June 5–9 Week 2: June 12–16 Week 3: June 19–23 Week 4: June 26– 30 Week 5: July 10–14 Week 6: July 17–21 For more information, call 901-272-5116…

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July 2017


Summer Art Camp Session 5

July 10July 14

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Art Camp

Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp! Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. Only art camp in the region to achieve accreditation from the American Camp Association Offers extended summer hours MCA offers six weeklong sessions throughout the summer: Week 1: June 5–9 Week 2: June 12–16 Week 3: June 19–23 Week 4: June 26– 30 Week 5: July 10–14 Week 6: July 17–21 For more information, call 901-272-5116…

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Summer Academy

July 16July 29

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Academy

Summer Academy provides a studio experience for highly-motivated high school art students with an intent to study art at the college level. The program will cover both Fine Arts and Design Arts curriculum with hands-on study. An emphasis will be placed on visual art career options and professional practices (P2). This is a two-week program in which the student can reside in the dormitory or commute. Participants can earn two college credit hours through the program. For more information please call or…

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Summer Art Camp Session 6

July 17July 21

Rust Hall,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

TN

38104

United States


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Summer Art Camp

Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp! Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. Only art camp in the region to achieve accreditation from the American Camp Association Offers extended summer hours MCA offers six weeklong sessions throughout the summer: Week 1: June 5–9 Week 2: June 12–16 Week 3: June 19–23 Week 4: June 26– 30 Week 5: July 10–14 Week 6: July 17–21 For more information, call 901-272-5116…

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Summer Art Camp Showcase

July 22July 30

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Free

The 2017 Summer Art Camp Showcase will feature artwork from campers who attended any of the six sessions offered during the 2017 Summer Art Camp. This colorful exhibition is a highlight of the summer, and a great time to celebrate the work of campers aged 3–18. A reception will be held Sunday, July 30 from 2–4 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.–4…

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Reception | Summer Art Camp Showcase

July 30 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Rust Hall – Main Gallery,

1930 Poplar Avenue

Memphis,

38104


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Free

The 2017 Summer Art Camp Showcase will feature artwork from campers who attended any of the six sessions offered during the 2017 Summer Art Camp. This colorful exhibition is a highlight of the summer, and a great time to celebrate the work of campers aged 3–18. The exhibition is on view to the public July 22–30, 2017. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.…

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