Dixon from Home: Find It, Drypoint Printmaking, and Finish That

I Spy Colors  Yo Veo Colores Pick a color. Go to a room and find everything in there that is that color! Today's "I Spy" is inspired by "The Dressing Table" by Berthe Noufflard. Escoge un color. Ve a una habitación y encuentra todo lo que sea de ese color.  El "Yo Veo" de hoy está inpsirado en la pintura "The Dressing Table" por Berthe Noufflard.  Berthe Noufflard, “The Dressing Table,” 1909; Oil... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Monday, March 30, 2020
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Dixon from Home: Finish That, Still Life, and Drawing Challenge

Finish That: Forain Toff  Termina esta Obra: Forain Toff Finish that artwork! Use your imagination to finish the drawing below. Print the drawing and add to it or create your own version. Share your creation with us by tagging the Dixon Gallery and Gardens or #discoverthedixon. Today's "Finish That" is inspired by artist Jean-Louis Forain. !Termina esta obra! Usa tu imaginación para terminar este dibujo. Imprímelo, agrega tu parte o crea tu propia... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Monday, March 30, 2020
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Dixon from Home: Drawing Challenge, Finish That, and Backyard Bingo

Drawing Challenge | Reto de Dibujo We know many kids and families are staying safe indoors right now, the Dixon would like to help. We will be sharing activities over the next few weeks here on Facebook and on Instagram stories (and here on the website). We would love to see what you make! Share your creation with us by tagging the Dixon Gallery and Gardens or using the hashtag #discoverthedixon. Drawing Challenge: Draw your dream relaxation space -- this can be a treehouse, a room, or... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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Dixon from Home: Tulips - Wild Origins

Over seventy varieties of tulips were planted last fall in massive quantities for a truly spectacular display. Learn more about the wild flowers of the tulip world with Director of Horticulture, Dale Skaggs. Sponsored by the Margaret Oates Dixon Society  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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The Process, A Letter from Director Kevin Sharp

Out of the swirling mists of infinite possibility, the Dixon strives for a program that is a unified whole. We take sometimes disparate elements and bang them against one another like chalkboard erasers (are there still chalkboard erasers?) until the dust falls away and hopefully an internal coherence is revealed. For the program that starts in late January 2020, we began with an exhibition, Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman , which comes to us from the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Thursday, February 20, 2020
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Greetings from the Gardens

Every season is special in the Dixon gardens, but of all the seasons, winter can sometimes be overlooked. Mid-south winters are mild, and there are often many days with pleasant weather allowing visitors to enjoy the gardens. The winter garden is more subtle, and the flowers are fewer in number, making them more special.  While the bulbs are sleeping and getting the necessary chilling for spring splendor, gardeners need to chill as well. We need to enjoy a little respite and regroup... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Monday, January 6, 2020
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