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Q&A: Kevin Sanders, New Director of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

This semester, Dr. Kevin Sanders joined the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music as director. Sanders is a Professor of Music and former Director for Graduate Studies with the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, as well as the former Dean’s Fellow for Research Development with the College of Communication…

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AMUM celebrates the history of contemporary art in the Mid-South with ‘Catalyst’

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) will present an exhibition about the Memphis art scene surrounding the artist, writer and South Main preservation and arts champion Robert McGowan (1947-2012). The opening reception for the exhibition, titled “Catalyst: McGowan/MCCA/Number/South Main” will take place this Sunday, October 20, from…

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UofM’s Jed Jackson Selected for Rosenzweig Exhibition in SE Arkansas

UofM Professor and Graduate Painting Advisor Jed Jackson has been selected for the 2019 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition at The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC) in Pine Bluff. His painting “Sugar Shack” is part of the juried exhibition showcasing several Mid-South artists from across the region.…

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UofM Grad Brings Contemporary Art to North Mississippi in ‘Nutgrass’ Pop-up Showcase

This weekend, a University of Memphis MFA graduate brings contemporary art to North Mississippi with Nutgrass, a pop-up gallery featuring work from a variety of local artists. “There isn’t really anyone celebrating contemporary art in North Mississippi and Desoto County, and I’d like to change that,” said Toni Roberts, the…

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UofM Professor and Student Create Imagery for Democratic Debate

The dynamic duo of a UofM art instructor and student will bring tomorrow evening’s televised presidential primary debate to life with an array of onscreen graphics. The Third Democratic Party Presidential Debate will air Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. on ABC and feature the graphic design work of Brandon…

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University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts to Unveil Central to the Arts Hub

The University of Memphis’ College of Communication and Fine Arts will kick off its Central Avenue Arts Corridor development project with an afternoon celebration for the launch of the Central to the Arts Hub on Saturday, October 5. “This will be a fabulous opportunity to celebrate the creativity of our…

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