To top it all off….

Lemon zest or a small bunch of basil on the top of a delicious dish That perfect piece of jewelry to compliment that fantastic ensemble The dash of lime or the sprig of… Continue reading

Preparation is key!

My parents used to have a huge gathering for Independence Day every year. Immediate and extended family, plus close friends would come over for food, volleyball (water guns, slip n slide and bike… Continue reading

More than a fresh coat of paint!

Whenever I spruce up my house with flowers from the yard or a quick spin with the vacuum it helps me feel refreshed, relaxed, and ready for the next few days to come.… Continue reading

Dixon Discoveries

As a child growing up in Chicago, I remember having some amazing field trips. Surprisingly, the Lincoln Park Zoo and Kiddyland don’t stand out in my memory. What I remember best were the… Continue reading

Private Memphis is open!

Since I last wrote, the Dixon has changed exhibitions, and Private Memphis is now almost half-way through its 5-week run.  We have enjoyed such an overwhelmingly positive response to this exhibition–our visitors are… Continue reading

A bird in the hand is worth two in a wreath….

I have a garden wreath made of moss on my porch; it was acquired last Christmas during a Memphis Garden Club auction for the 2010 holidays. It hung on my door through the… Continue reading

Why join the Dixon? Let me count the ways

I am Maggie Murff and I work in the Membership/Development office at the Dixon.  The Dixon has been a big part of my life and I feel that it can only make you… Continue reading

Education is making moves at the Dixon!

Hello all! My name is Margarita Sandino; I am the curator of education here at the Dixon and a first time blogger. I hope that through this media we will be able to… Continue reading

Art After Dark, Earth Day and Easter!

The Dixon will be open late on Thursday night, April 21, for Art After Dark: Splendor in the Gardens. Guests will be able to enjoy the abundance of blooms with a sunset tour… Continue reading

Last Weekend for Joe Jones

Hi everyone! My name is Julie Pierotti, I am the Assistant Curator here at the Dixon.  I am thrilled to be sharing with all of you the exciting and fun things going on… Continue reading