Tours at Two: William Merritt Chase

Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about the artistic journey of William Merritt Chase and two of his paintings, An Early Stroll in the Park  and Seaside Flowers .  On view through May 9 in America's Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution .   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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The Dixon Garden Fair: Plant Sale

The sale will feature a wide range of plants from difficult-to-find natives to choice shrubs and herbaceous perennials. Shoppers have an opportunity to choose from an excellent selection of native azaleas, ferns, and other shade perennials appropriate for the Memphis area, as well as herbaceous and Itoh peonies. An email will be sent confirming the time and instructions for signing in. Please make every effort to arrive on time as time slots will be honored as closely as possible. COVID-19... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Monday, April 5, 2021
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Dixon at Home: Coloring Eggs with Natural Dyes

Learn how to make natural dye and color your eggs with items in your home kitchen.  You will need pots eggs spoon measuring cup water container to put dye in (ex: coffee cup) drying rack natural materials: a few options are coffee, strawberries, and grapes. Directions STEP 1: Boil eggs. Once they are ready, place them to the side for later. STEP 2: Take a small amount of the natural material you chose and place it in a pot. Fill with 2 cups of... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, April 1, 2021
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Tours at Two: Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talking about Maurice Brazil Prendergast's painting Landscape with Figures . On view through May 9 in America's Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution . Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Landscape with Figures , 1910-1912; Oil on canvas; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Edward W. Root Bequest, 57.212; Photo credit: Munson-Williams-ProctorArts Institute/Art Resource, NY Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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Girl Scouts: Camo Critters

We had our first virtual Girl Scout Badge workshop, enjoy a sneak peek at what the girls did! Many bugs are great at camouflage. In this video, you will get to see bugs in action but also get to create your own Camo critter.     Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Tours at Two: Mary Brady

Mary Brady was the first California woman artist to spend significant amounts of time in Giverny. She made three extended visits to the French village in the late 1880s and early 1890s. While there, she both painted and modeled for fellow American artist Theodore Robinson. After leaving Giverny, Brady set up her home and studio in Monterey, where she painted the area’s dramatic landscape in a loose style informed by her exposure to French Impressionism. Brady... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Tours at Two: Elizabeth Nourse (part 2)

Elizabeth Nourse was able to move to Paris with her sister in 1887 after more than 10 years of saving money through the sale of her paintings. She began studying at the Académie Julian once she arrived in Paris, but after 3 months, her instructors, impressed by her talent, encouraged her to leave and begin her professional career.  Almost immediately, she found acceptance to the Paris Salon with a painting of a mother and child, which became a dominant theme in her work. ... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 16, 2021
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Color Changing Flower: Science Experiment

Who doesn't love flowers? But what about flowers that will change colors? This science experiment is about observing white flowers that change colors! Now watch the video and see how you can do this science experiment at home! Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, March 4, 2021
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Virtual Member Opening: America's Impressionism

For today's Tour at Two we are looking back on our virtual Member Opening of America's Impressionism: Echos of a Revolution. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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Tours at Two: Palace of Fine Arts

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talks about Colin Campbell Cooper's painting, Palace of Fine Arts . On view now in America's Impressionism: Echos of a Revolution .  Colin Campbell Copper,  Palace of Fine Arts , San Francisco, 1916; Oil on canvas; Crocker Art Museum, Gift of Helene Seeley in memory of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cooper, conserved with funds provided by Gerald D. Gordon and Louise and Victor Graf, 1940.24 Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Melting Ice Experiment / Experimento para Derretir Hielo

Melting Ice Experiment  It's freezing outside, but it's just the right temperature for some ice science! Experiment at home with this ice melting activity. Download Activity PDF   Experimento para Derretir Hielo  ¡Está helando afuera, la temperatura ideal para hacer ciencia de hielo! Experimenta en casa con esta actividad para derretir hielo. Descargar PDF de actividades Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, February 18, 2021
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Tours at Two: Flowers Under the Oaks

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talks about the exhibition America's Impressionism: Echos of a Revolution  and the artist Grandville Redmond. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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