A regional quilt challenge in conjunction with Stitched: The Art of Quilting. The BLUE challenge features over 230 quilts in blue made by quilters and artists from the Mid-South. This event is in conjunction with Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting — a festival at Crosstown Arts with art exhibitions, public quilting workshops, and a Gathering of the Guilds showcase. Stitched runs from May 10-July 28, 2019.
These works represent 29 internationally recognized artists working in the quilt form who have been featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. Participating artists come from Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, and across the US. The works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
This event is in conjunction with Stitched: Celebrating the Art of Quilting — a festival at Crosstown Arts with art exhibitions, public quilting workshops, and a Gathering ….
Monthly short film screening series, presented by Indie Memphis & Crosstown Arts.
Join us for a selection of short films presented by Indie Memphis and Film Fatales, highlighting underrepresented voices including content by and about women of color and the LGBTQ community.
Join flutist Elise Blatchford and pianist Adrienne Park for a special performance featuring works for flute and piano, toy piano, piccolo, bass flute, and all sizes in between! The program features works by Prokofiev, Joan Tower, Stephen Montague, Jonathan Bailey Holland, and William Grant Still.
Crosstown Arts summer session resident artists Lucy McKeon, Steve Bellin-Oka, Nick Peña, Pamela Allen, and Pete Hoffecker Mejía will present artist talks in the Pecha Kucha style.
The key to Pecha Kucha is the 20×20 format: all presenters show 20 slides for 20 seconds each, making each presentation concise and dynamic. If you’re wondering what “Pecha Kucha” means, it draws its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat.”
The Crosstown Arts Weekly Film Series is an arthouse-style film series showcasing a diverse collection of independent, international, historically significant, artistic, experimental, cult, underground and documentary features. This week: AMERICAN POP (NARRATIVE, 1981)
Join us for a performance by Italian guitarist/singer-songwriter MarioMonterosso, drummer George Sluppick, and bassist Steve Clark in The Green Room at Crosstown Arts. Original songs and covers for a burning rocking night.