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Words Matter

Each of these six projects began with words – a literary contribution from a writer. From there, a combination of artists and performers extended that creation in their own media – visual artists, musicians, dancers, actors and filmmakers found collective expression and inspiration from the language.

Walking Eyes: Opening Reception

Reception celebrating Walking Eyes, a collaborative exhibition by Kong Wee Pang and Jay Crum.

XO: Collaborative Works by Chloe York & Eric Quick

Husband and wife artists, Chloe York & Eric Quick, showcase their new collaborative works, all inspired by the exoskeleton as a metaphor for the human instinct toward self-defense and camouflage.


Thursday, July 9: 10am – 6pm
Friday, July 10: Reception from 5 – 8pm
Saturday, July 11: 10am – 6pm

A group exhibition organized by Memphis College of Art and Crosstown Arts, featuring new works by MCA IDEALS participants, focused on the concept of identity.

Rise Mural Project

Rise Up: Mural Makeover In Klondike-Smokey City Neighborhood
by Natasha Main, Crosstown Development Intern
Big changes are in the works for an abandoned storefront on the corner of Looney and Decatur. Middle school students from Humes Preparatory Academy will work with a local artist to complete a mural on the fa├žade of a blighted building at 989 Looney Street. The painting is scheduled to begin in September and will be completed in late ….

Crosstown Arts