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March 2017

Hustle: Successful Studio Visits

03/21/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts. The series will provide visual artists with information, resources, and opportunities to support them in the development of their professional careers.

Ida B. Wells: “A Blues Woman”

03/16/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This panel, commemorating the 1892 Peoples Grocery lynching of Thomas Moss, Calvin McDowell, and Will Stewart and Ida B. Wells’ response, will focus on intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

Open Crit

03/14/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Crosstown Arts’ Open Crit series, organized in partnership with ArtsMemphis, is a monthly critique event where visual artists are invited to bring new and/or in-progress studio work for critical feedback and group discussion particular to each artist’s practice. All sessions are free and open to the public.

Workshop: Video for Print Journalists

03/09/17
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Teaching Artist Phoebe Driscoll will lead print journalists in a workshop on best practices for video using whatever tools you have available to you (iPhone, DSLR, etc.), as well as how to transfer that footage into Adobe Premiere and edit it footage into a usable piece.

Digital Illustration Workshop

03/06/17
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Artist Eric Clausen leads this six-week workshop on creating vivid illustrations and images primarily using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for print and digital applications.

Connecting Crosstown: Experience the Lifestyle

03/06/17
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

We invite residents and business owners in Crosstown to join us and meet your neighbors as we learn about current and future opportunities to live, work, and play in Crosstown. We’ll hear from Mardi Gras Memphis owner Penny Henderson, Crosstown Brewing Co. co-founder Clark Ortkiese, and Denise Richardson of Crye Leike, among others. Connecting Crosstown is a monthly event series organized to connect neighbors and share news and information.

February 2017

Memphis 3.0 Application Workshop

02/23/17
2:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Application workshop for UrbanArt Commission’s Memphis 3.0 initiative. Bring your application and/or computer with you for an opportunity to workshop your application.

Hustle: Debbie Does Taxes

02/21/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hustle: professional development for artists is a free program organized by ArtsMemphis, UrbanArt Commission, and Crosstown Arts. The series will provide visual artists with information, resources, and opportunities to support them in the development of their professional careers.

Open Crit

02/14/17
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Crosstown Arts’ Open Crit series, organized in partnership with ArtsMemphis, is a monthly critique event where visual artists are invited to bring new and/or in-progress studio work for critical feedback and group discussion particular to each artist’s practice. All sessions are free and open to the public.

The Moonpie Project presents: Brandon Marshall

02/10/17
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A new mural by Brandon Marshall memorializing artist Ronnie “BETOR” Bobal. The Moonpie Project is an ongoing, rotating mural series curated by Michael Roy in memory of muralist Brad Wells.

Crosstown Arts

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