HEADLINES: a gca major flower show

April 13 - 15, 2018 

Dixon Gallery and Gardens

The Flower Show is open to the public and free of charge on Saturday, April 14th, 9:00am-6:00pm and Sunday, April 15th, 11:00am-5:00pm. There also will be a Vendor Marketplace on Saturday, April 14th.

The purpose of a flower show is threefold: to set standards of artistic and horticultural excellence; to broaden knowledge of horticulture, floral design, conservation, photography and other related areas; and to share the beauty of a show with fellow club members and with the public.

Headlines showcases the incredible riches of art which comprise the Dixon's permanent collection and the new exhibition Contemplating Character as well as the gorgeous Dixon grounds and gardens located in the heart of our city. 

Preview Party at the Dixon: 
Friday, April 13th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | $100
For tickets, please call (901) 761-5250.

2018 Lecture Series

Morning Lecture: Amy Goldman Fowler and Cary Fowler
Saturday, April 14, 10:00am at the Dixon | 

For tickets, please call (901) 761-5250 or click here.

Amy Goldman Fowler is a gardener, author, artist, and philanthropist. She is a proponent for seed saving and an advocate for heirloom plant conservationists in the United States. Ms. Fowler is described as “perhaps the world’s premier vegetable gardener." She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Oklahoma State University, holds a Masters from Columbia University’s Teachers College, and a BA from Barnard College.

Cary Fowler is an American agriculturalist and a native Memphian who attended White Station High School and Rhodes College. He graduated from Simon Fraser University in Canada and received a PhD in Sociology from Uppsala University in Sweden. Mr. Fowler began his career as a Program Director for the National Sharecroppers Fund/Rural Advancement Fund. Subsequently, he has played many leading roles in global food and agriculture programs. From 2005-2012, he served as the Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust. The trust’s mandate is to “ensure the conservation and availability of crop diversity for food security worldwide."

Afternoon Lecture: Bill Schaeffer & Kristine Kratt
Saturday, April 14th, 2:00 pm at the Dixon  |   $50  

For tickets, please call (901) 761-5250 or click here.

Bill Schaffer AIFD, AAF, PFCI and Kristine Kratt AIFD, PFCI are the owners of Schaffer Designs. Bill is a third generation floral designer from Philadelphia, and Kris grew up in the floral industry of Northern California. Flowers led to Bill and Kris’ first meeting while serving on AIFD’s Membership Committee. Their budding courtship was shared with their floral friends as they were engaged on the main stage at an AIFD Symposium, and later married at the Philadelphia Flower Show. The couple specialize in event design, education, showroom and trade show design, and overseas product development. They are recognized experts in U.S. Floral Color & Trend Marketing. They are monthly contributors to both Florists Review and Super Floral Magazines as trend reporters and also as special event designers. Bill and Kris are cutting-edge creators of “floral-sharing” opportunities through their award-winning Best-In-Show exhibits at the Philadelphia Flower Show and numerous commissioned floral art installations. They are authors of Taking the Flower Show Home.

For more information about the 2018 Memphis Flower Show, including the full schedule and registration forms, please click here

Thank you for your generous support of the 2018 Memphis Flower Show: 

The Crawford Howard Private Foundation

The Memphis Garden Club Membership

Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Todd


The proceeds from the Memphis Flower Show benefit the Memphis Garden Club community projects.

Coming Up
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Third Thursdays: Open until 8pm
Special / Holiday Hours

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