Decking the Halls....and so much more, at the Dixon!

The holidays are quickly approaching, and the Dixon is celebrating in a big way. Our annual holiday decorations are going up and if you are not in the holiday spirit before arriving, you will be before you leave.    The Memphis Garden Club goes the extra mile to make each year's decorations more festive and beautiful than the last. This year is no exception.  With decorations in Garrot Court, Catmur Foyer, the... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Decking the Halls....and so much more, at the Dixon!

The holidays are quickly approaching, and the Dixon is celebrating in a big way. Our annual holiday decorations are going up and if you are not in the holiday spirit before arriving, you will be before you leave.    The Memphis Garden Club goes the extra mile to make each year's decorations more festive and beautiful than the last. This year is no exception.  With decorations in Garrot Court, Catmur Foyer, the... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Wednesday, November 30, 2011

One of our Best Family Days Ever!!!

A g reat time was had by all last Saturday at our Brian Selznick Family Day! The band( The Wuvbirds ), magician( Larry Clark ), activities, and games were all in tune with the illustrations now on view in From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick . We gave visitors a chance to have their questions answered by Brian Selznick during his virtual visit, which was great! We had nothing to do with the weather, but that was pretty great... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Wednesday, November 16, 2011

One of our Best Family Days Ever!!!

A g reat time was had by all last Saturday at our Brian Selznick Family Day! The band( The Wuvbirds ), magician( Larry Clark ), activities, and games were all in tune with the illustrations now on view in From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick . We gave visitors a chance to have their questions answered by Brian Selznick during his virtual visit, which was great! We had nothing to do with the weather, but that was pretty great... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Spotlight on the Permanent Collection

It’s been a fun week for us in the curatorial department at the Dixon.   Since the Birmingham Museum of Art hosted the American Ceramic Circle’s annual conference, a couple of the country’s great porcelain aficionados came by the Dixon to take in and study our renowned Stout Collection of Eighteenth-Century German Porcelain.   So I thought today would be a good day to discuss one of my favorite porcelain objects in the Dixon’s collection. A lot of times I’m asked what my... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, November 11, 2011

Spotlight on the Permanent Collection

It’s been a fun week for us in the curatorial department at the Dixon.   Since the Birmingham Museum of Art hosted the American Ceramic Circle’s annual conference, a couple of the country’s great porcelain aficionados came by the Dixon to take in and study our renowned Stout Collection of Eighteenth-Century German Porcelain.   So I thought today would be a good day to discuss one of my favorite porcelain objects in the Dixon’s collection. A lot of times I’m asked what my... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, November 11, 2011

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    Tours at Two

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