A Conversation on Cézanne’s The Conversation

From now until June 6, the Dixon is fortunate to be the temporary home of The Conversation, one of the many masterpieces by French artist and Post-Impressionist painter, Paul Cézanne. As with many… Continue reading

Recap: Fall Family Day

On Saturday, November 16, Family Day returned to the Dixon and was a huge success! With more people than ever before, all who came experienced a fun day full of special activities and… Continue reading

Church Bulletins: Your Ticket to Ashe to Amen

Have you heard the good news? Church bulletins will serve as a free pass for you and your family during the run of Ashe to Amen: African Americans and Biblical Imagery! Yes, that’s right… Continue reading

Reunited and it Feels so Good: The Dixon’s French Paintings Return

They’re back! Our collection of French masterpieces has been seen by over 90,000 people across the nation this year and this Sunday at 2:00 pm, we’re throwing a party to welcome it back on… Continue reading

Picturing America: Exploring Over 200 Years of American Art

Picturing America: Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art brings to Memphis over two hundred years of American art through portraiture, still life, landscape, narrative painting, and sculpture.Over the past fifty years,… Continue reading

The Dixon’s First Family Night

Summers in Memphis are hot, so this year the Dixon decided to cool things off and have its family day at night!  This free family event was a huge success and was centered around  the… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013 (Intern spotlight): Nancy Hardwood

1. What’s your job title? Education Intern for the Dixon 2. Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Picturing America! I love Mary Cassatt so it was not a tough choice and the painting in… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Sarah Schiavoni

1. What’s your job title? Visitor Engagement 2. Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Present Tense: Memphis Artists of the Future Juried Student Show. I was amazed at the talent of the students and… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Jeff Goggans

1.       What’s your job title? Preparator/Weekend Manager on Duty 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Picturing America.  Seeing this historically significant collection of works by major American talents is a thrill.  Also, Jim… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Chantal Drake

1.       What’s your job title? Director of Communications 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Bold Cautious True – I loved the historical and literary narrative of the show. 3.       Favorite plant/flower in the… Continue reading