March 4, 2023

Women in the Arts

organized by the Dixon and Theatre Memphis

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This annual event, organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens and Theatre Memphis, brings together a host of women of all ages for a day of performances, artist demos, classes, and dialogues ranging from personal stories to championing gender equality.

Visitors can also enjoy an artist market and food trucks. The event will feature ¡Descubra! Create-It! activities from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino as well as from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, national ¡Descubra! collaborator.

Admission is free

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Registration is encouraged, but not required

The event takes place both at the Dixon and Theatre Memphis


Dixon Gallery and Gardens

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Make with an Artist (Studios A/B)
featuring Samilia, Sarai, Danielle Sierra

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Make and Take Art with Hutchison School (Studios C/D)

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

- Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino ¡Descubra! Create-It! Mural featuring Karla Sanchez (Studio A/B)

- Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino ¡Descubra! Create-It! activity (Interactive Gallery)

- United States Patent and Trademark Office, ¡Descubra! activity (Studio A/B)

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Las Tres Hermanas
Food Truck (Garrott Court)

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Lipstick on Your Collar
(Plough Gallery)

10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Poetry Corner with Hutchison School (Orgill Gallery)

11:00 am – 11:45 am
Panel: Made In (Auditorium)
featuring Noelia Garcia Carmona, Queen Titilé Keskeesa, Jayashree Kumar, Johana Moscoso // Moderator: Maritza Dávila

11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Pop-up Performances (Galleries)
featuring Mili's Flowers and Gifts, Daming Zhuang, Clase de ritmos Latinos Latin/ Rythm Dance Class con/with Karelys Fumero y Cazateatro, “Where are all the women artists?” with Hutchison School, Rosa Garcia

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Make with an Artist
featuring C. A. Traen, Hannah Reasons

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Alima Tribe

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Creative Aging
Tappers (Auditorium)

1:30 - 2:00 pm
Opera Memphis (Foyer)

shuttle provided between locations


Theatre Memphis

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Local Artists and Vendors (Lobby)
featuring Vim and Igor, Agnestark Pottery, Leeism Pyro, Silly Little Thingss, Turquoise Majesty, Tonya Lynn Art, Oasis Vibe, Goddess Gift, Pouring Out My Soul for You, MobArt, Alluring Abstract Art, Elfen Industries, Tranquil Flames Melanin Magic, Pure Essence Fragrance Shop, Cordova Branch Library, BRIDGES, Ava’s Beauty Creations, Pure and Wholly, Thistle and Bee, B.Sartain, Molly Young Miss America's Teen/Miss Jackson’s Teen

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Trucks
featuring Good Groceries Mobile Diner, Dim Sum Mem, MemPops, Cousins Maine Lobster, El Mero Taco

Bar available

10:15 am – 10:30 am
Senior Stories (Next Stage)

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Drop-in yoga class with Amber Lipford (Rehearsal Room)

10:45 am – 11: 15 am
Susan Marshall, pianist (Next Stage)

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Drop-in dance class with Whitney Branan (Rehearsal Room)

11:15 am – 11:45 am
Theatre performance (title coming) by Cara Geisler and Lauren Gunn (Lohrey Stage)

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Alice Hasen, fiddler (Next Stage)

11:45 am – 12: 15 pm
Cordova Library Active Book Reading with Andrea King (Rehearsal Room)

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Anne Perry Wallace: Zora Neale Hurston one-woman show (Next Stage)

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Drop-in acting class with Tennessee Shakespeare (Rehearsal Room)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Panel: Female Theatre Directors (Lohrey Stage)
featuring Whitney Branan, Kell Christie, Emma Crystal, Anne Marie Hall, Claire Kolheim, Cecelia Wingate

shuttle provided between locations

Women in the Arts is supported in part by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino. The National Museum of the American Latino is grateful for General Motor’s support of the Molina Family Latino Gallery’s General Motors Learning Lounge and its Learning Program.