Dixon Easter Egg Hunt: A Springtime Tradition

On Saturday, March 23rd, families, friends, and Dixon staff members gathered together at Garrot Court to celebrate the Easter holiday.  With colorful eggs full of candy and even a visit from the Easter Bunny himself, kids of… Continue reading

A Grassroots effort…literally!

Yesterday, the Dixon gallery staff put down their pens, picked up shovels, and sported their most casual denim for an annual event called “Blue Jean Monday”, an entire day devoted to pitching in, pulling up, and potting plants… Continue reading

Meet the Dixon’s “Star” Flower: The Daffodil

With its unique trumpet-shape and a ring of glowing petals resembling a star-shaped pattern, the daffodil remains to be one of the most popular flowers this time of year. Symbolizing friendship, new beginnings, and happiness,… Continue reading

Art Zone after school art club is a class in creativity and problem solving

A new semester has begun and after school activities and clubs are in full swing. I got caught up in the moment and signed my four year old up for 3 different after… Continue reading

The Dixon knows how to party

If the fiesta in July wasn’t enough proof that fun can be had at the Dixon by people of all ages and backgrounds – check out what we’ve been up to lately….. Our… Continue reading

The Memphis Vive Opening was quite the FIESTA!

A great time was had by all at the Memphis Vive Opening at Art After Dark Thursday, July 19! The Memphis Vive artists were here with their families and friends to celebrate the… Continue reading

Anthropologie Garden Party

A good time was had by all at the Anthropologie Garden Party June 28! The fashion show delighted all ages, shapes, and sizes! There was something for everyone. The best of the best… Continue reading

Summer at the Dixon

It doesn’t get much better than this! Did you know hostas give off an awesome fragrance? You can smell them in the walkway heading toward the formal gardens. The Edible Garden does not… Continue reading

What’s Blooming at the Dixon? – See for yourself!

Woodlands Aesculus parviflora ‘Bottlebrush Buckeye’ Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana Cyclamen Hellebores Hostas Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Vaughn’s Lillie’, Snow Queen’, ‘Snow Flake’ Kalimeris Lacecap hydrangeas Phlox Rhododendron prunifolium Wood poppies Cutting Garden/Med Beds Achillea millefolium, yarrow… Continue reading

Garden Family Day delights and delivers!

Family Day was a blast! Yes, the temperature was pretty high but we didn’t mind and judging by all of the smiling faces we saw – the kids didn’t mind that much either.… Continue reading