Memphians treasure performing and fine arts (and artists) and have a history of supporting a full range of creative organizations. Keep your eye on the Memphis Flyer for weekly listings of performing and fine arts events in the area. Two great local blogs to follow for great things to do in Memphis are the I Love Memphis Blog and Choose901. For a comprehensive listing of community arts organizations, see the following:

Arts Memphis
Crosstown Arts

Performing Arts
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.

Ballet Memphis
New Ballet Ensemble

Rudi E. Sheidt School of Music
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Opera Memphis

University of Memphis Department of Theater & Dance
Playhouse on the Square
Theatre Memphis
The Orpheum
Hattiloo Theater
Theaterworks Memphis
Circuit Playhouse
Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center
Germantown Performing Arts Center

Fine Arts
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 fine art museums and a plethora of commercial and experimental galleries, with a variety of museums dedicated to our long history of rock n' roll and rich musical heritage. The South Main Arts District lies approximately a mile south of Memphis Law.

Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
National Ornamental Metal Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Memphis Pink Palace Museum
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
National Civil Rights Museum
Children's Museum of Memphis
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art
Sun Studios - The Birthplace of Rock n' Roll
Art Museum at the University of Memphis