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University of Memphis announces new Institute for Arts and Heath 

The University of Memphis is pleased to announce the establishment of the Institute for Arts and Health. The Institute will bridge the arts, humanities, social sciences, digital technologies and STEM areas, and aims to incubate and secure funding for transdisciplinary research and community engagement related to the Arts and Health.…

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Scheidt Family Music Center continues journey toward completion

The main stage truss installation at the Scheidt Family Music Center took place earlier this week, bringing the new, $35 Million, Scheidt Family Music Center ever closer to completion. Andrew Parks with the Department of Architecture practices at archimania, a local architecture firm, and is involved as part of the…

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AMUM staff pick of the week: Study of harpist for the painting “Long, Long Ago” by Samuel H. Crone (1858-1913)

  Samuel H. Crone (1858-1913) Study of harpist for the painting “Long, Long Ago” ca. 1900 red chalk on cream paper 22 9/16 x 15 1/8 Gift of William S. Huff This large and elegant drawing represents the exquisite skill of the artist Sam Crone, who was raised in Memphis…

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University of Memphis Gives New Life to the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education

In keeping with its status as an emerging R1 university, the University of Memphis is now the editorial home of the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education (JAEE), a Tier 1 journal with an international profile in the allied fields of arts management, entrepreneurship, and education. Spearheaded by Dr. Josef Hanson,…

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The Department of Theatre & Dance presents Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress – a socially-distant theatre experience

The University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance has announced “Trouble in Mind” written by Alice Childress, as the next show in the Fall 2020 Jubilee Season. The show will feature a cast of actors safely distanced and wearing masks, and will be filmed and then made available for…

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5th Annual Memphis International Piano Festival & Competition Concert kicks off tomorrow

5th Annual Memphis International Piano Festival & Competition Concert will kick off this Friday, October 16 and continue through Sunday, October 18, with a virtual collegiate masterclass, awards ceremony and winners’ recital. This event will be livestreamed via Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/event/307776. See below for a full schedule. Friday, October 16th,…

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The Dept. of Theatre & Dance presents Lest We Forget: Black Memphis History Through Dance/Theatre – an all-outdoors, socially-distant theatre experience

While most theatres have gone on hiatus, the University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance proudly to announce the second show in its ongoing Jubilee Season — Lest We Forget: Black Memphis History Through Dance/Theatre.   This outdoor performance, a combination of dance and theatre, explores 120 years of…

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UofM Department of Theatre & Dance presents “Or,” as first show of fall 2020

While most theatres have gone on hiatus, the University of Memphis Department of Theatre & Dance is proud to announce “Or,” written by Liz Duffy Adams, as the first show of the fall 2020 Jubilee Season. The UofM joins theaters nationwide in Jubilee — a year-long celebration of performances generated by…

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