Munch and Learn

Wednesdays at Noon

Bring your own lunch or pick something up on-site at Park+Cherry and join in the discussion! Local artists, experts, and the Dixon’s staff will share their knowledge of the arts and horticulture with talks, demonstrations, and great conversation. Visit our event calendar for the schedule of lectures.

Tours at Two

Every Tuesday and Sunday at 2 pm

Enjoy an informative guided tour of current exhibitions and the collection led by our friendly curatorial staff and knowledgeable docents.


Open Late 

Every third Thursday at 6:00 pm

Every third Thursday, the galleries and gardens are open until 8:00 pm. Free with admission. Light refreshments, entertainment, and cash bar. 

Dixon Book Club

Every third Thursday at 6:00 pm

Join us each third Thursday for an interactive discussion on great reads! Selections will include up and coming authors, as well as old favorites.


Saturday Sketch

Second Saturday of the month, 10 - 11 am

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is now offering open studio time in the galleries and gardens. Bring your sketchbook and pencils, and an art instructor will be there to answer questions and give advice on how to advance your skills. Photographs (without flash) of the permanent collection are allowed so participants can take a reference photo, and then complete their masterpiece with other media at home. Pencils only please. Folding stools available. Walk-in program. Free with regular admission.

 

Mosaics 

First and third Tuesdays of each month

The Dixon offers Mosaics, an art therapy program designed for care organizations serving seniors with dementia and early stages of Alzheimer’s. Mosaics offers two sessions, on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The first Tuesday uses the TimeSlips method for creating stories based on art at the Dixon and the third Tuesday is an art making session. To make a reservation, contact Kerry Curtis at memphisarttherapy@gmail.com. Bus scholarships are available through Dixon Express at http://www.dixon.org/scholarshipbusfunding.

 


 


Senior Studio

Tuesday in July and August

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens and Creative Aging have partnered to develop the Senior Studio series. Two courses will be offered, one in July and the other in August, with four weekly sessions to teach different approaches to sculpture. Attendees with receive entry to the museum and gardens. 

July series: Cardboard Sculptures
August series: Fabric Sculptures 

To register please click here or call (901) 761-5250.  

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