Memphians treasure performing and fine arts (and artists) and have generously supported
a full range of organizations for decades. Keep your eye on the Memphis Flyer for weekly listings of performing and fine arts events in the area. For a comprehensive
listing of community arts organizations, see the following:
Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce
The heart of the performing arts season extends from September through early June.
Local professional organizations regularly schedule nationally/internationally known
guest performers, conductors and choreographers.
New Ballet Ensemble
Rudi E. Sheidt School of Music
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
University of Memphis Department of Theater & Dance
Playhouse on the Square
Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center
Germantown Performing Arts Center
The fine arts in Memphis are fueled by three university programs and an independent
art college. All four institutions present gallery shows throughout the year. In addition,
Memphis has two art museums and a plethora of commercial and experimental galleries.
The South Main Arts District lies approximately a mile south of Memphis Law. All galleries
and shops are open for the popular South Main Trolley Night the last Friday of each month from 6-9 p.m.
Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
National Ornamental Metal Museum
Art Museum at the University of Memphis
Christian Brothers University Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery
Memphis College of Art
Rhodes College Clough-Hanson Gallery