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: Celia Chastain

1.       What’s your job title? Floriculturist 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Jean-Louis Forain: La Comédie parisienne in 2011 3.       Favorite plant/flower in the gardens? Lavender 4.       Favorite Memphis restaurant? The Elegant Farmer… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Carolyn Fly

1.       What’s your job title? Communications Associate 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Present Tense was here when I first started working at the Dixon. The Memphis art scene is thriving and Present Tense… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Deborah Mason

1.       What’s your job title? Gardener 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Edible Ornamentals 2012 3.       Favorite plant/flower in the gardens? There are way too many to choose from but I love the… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Kim Giewont

1.       What’s your job title? Membership Coordinator 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Present Tense has been my favorite exhibition so far. It brought a diverse group of artists together with one common… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Laura Gray Teekell

1.       What’s your job title? Research Assistant 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Jean-Louis Forain: La Comédie parisienne…It was the exhibition that brought me to the Dixon; I was hired to work on… Continue reading

It’s back! Meet the Dixon Staff 2013: Sarah Lorenz

1.       What’s your job title? Development Associate 2.       Favorite Dixon exhibition so far? Joe Jones: Radical Painter of the American Scene– I really felt compelled to learn more about him after seeing his… Continue reading

Bijoux is for Kids, too!

This past Sunday, The Dixon Gallery & Gardens opened the doors to its newest exhibition Bijoux parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris. In conjunction with its dazzling debut, the Dixon seeks to… Continue reading

Present Tense: Now and Then

Present Tense: The Art of Memphis from 2001 – Now has entered into its final week at the Dixon.  Featuring over 100 works by more than seventy Memphis-area artists selected by guest curator… Continue reading