sketch of a ballet dancer fixing her shoe
Edgar Degas French, "Dancer Adjusting Her Shoe," 1885; Pastel on paper; Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Hugo N. Dixon, 1975.6

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Sweet 16 | Sketching in Color: Pastels in the Dixon Collection

Apr 17, 2022 - Jul 10, 2022

Presented by: The Joe Orgill Family Fund for Exhibitions

Organized by: The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

This spring, come experience something new and exciting at the Dixon! Each of our sixteen gallery spaces will feature an independent, Dixon-organized exhibition. From whimsical Rococo German porcelain to contemporary American abstraction, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and be inspired by in Sweet Sixteen.

Sketching in Color: Pastels in the Dixon Collection
On view in the Residence Foyer

Sponsored by: Opus East Memphis

Kate and Michael Buttarazzi, Karen and Preston Dorsett, Theodore W. and Betty J. Eckels Foundation, Andrea and Doug Edwards, Amanda and Nick Goetze, Anne and Mike Keeney, Nancy and Steve Morrow, Irene Orgill, Gwen and Penn Owen, Chris and Dan Richards, Irene and Fred Smith, and Adele Wellford