Category: Current Exhibition

Tour at Two: Meet the Dixons with Bill Branch

Docent Bill Branch tours the "Meet the Dixons" exhibition inside the Liz and Tommy Farnsworth Interactive Gallery. On view through October 3, 2021.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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Tours at Two: Wayne and I

Greely Myatt created the 100-layer frosted birthday cake in honor of the 100th birthday of California painter Wayne Thiebaud. Thiebaud is best known for his eye-catching paintings of tempting cakes, candies, and pies, many of which are included in  Wayne Thiebaud 100 , on view now.    Greely Myatt,  Wayne and I,  2006 and 2021; Wood, caulk, paper plate; Courtesy of artist and David Lusk Gallery        Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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Talk at Two: Piece of Cake by Greely Myatt

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Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Tour at Two: Justin Bowles

For today’s #tourattwo enjoy a 5-minute mediative look at Memphis 2021  artist Justin Bowels' installation Bedizen Park 84 . Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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"Memphis 2021" Virtual Tour

Enjoy this virtual tour of Memphis 2021  with curator Julie Pierotti, hosted by City Current! Memphis 2021  is closing on July 11. #discoverthedixon    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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Tour at Two: Sharon Havelka

Memphis artist Sharon Havelka shares her process and inspirations for her three works in the exhibition Memphis 2021, on view through July 11.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Talk at Two: Story in Portraits

Debbie Pacheco, Memphis 2021 artist Debbie Pacheco talks about the lives and narratives of those passing individuals and fleeting moments she has captured on film and communicated through her art. Click here to learn more about Pacheco's work.    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, June 8, 2021
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Tour at Two: Mae Aur

Memphis artist Mae Aur employs bright colors, round contours, and an overall smooth surface when creating her unique wood sculptures. Her skill with woodcarving is evident in the satisfying neatness of each piece of the sculpture and the impeccable way in which they are joined together. These works often combine an interest in historic artistic symbols and traditions from around the world with the Millennial generation’s clever optimism. Though she also works in a variety of other... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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Tour at Two: Sojourn

Sojourn  is a powerful example of Brittney Boyd Bullock's ability to breathe new life into common materials, creating sculptural works of art that surprise, delight, and invite contemplation. Despite the variety of whimsical trimmings and embellishments used, there is a certain ritualistic repetition to the tonality of the composition. These disparate materials all absorb and reflect light in different ways, creating alternating areas of brightness and shadow. Bullock carefully... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Tours at Two: Child Hassam

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talks about Childe Hassam's painting Summer Evening . On view through May 9 in America's Impressionism: Echoes of a Revolution . Childe Hassam (1859-1935),  Summer Evening , 1886; Oil on canvas; Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Talk at Two: Q&A with Ross King

Bestselling author Ross King, author of books such as Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies , joins us in this special virtual Talk at Two to answer your questions about the Impressionist painters and their work in both France and America. Image: A blue-hued blur of water and plants and reflections of clouds: Monet in his studio in 1920, from Mad Enchantment Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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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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