Call for Proposals: Young Collectors Contemporary 2018
Oct
1
to Dec 1

Call for Proposals: Young Collectors Contemporary 2018

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Young Arts Patrons is thrilled to announce Open Call for Proposals for the 3rd Annual Young Collectors Contemporary Art Fair. The art fair targets a cross-section of contemporary artists, arts administrators, and collectors to investigate what is happening in contemporary art today. 

We invite artists, curators, adminstrators, art writers/critics, and more from across the cultural landscape to present innovative theories, practices, and critical analyses of the arts. In the call for proposals/papers, YCC invites paper presentations, panels, workshops/interactive session, lightening talks, and more that address the contemporary art field, art market (collecting), and ever changing developments. It is our belief that Young Collectors can spark ideas, projects, and practice development through networking with like-minded people. 

Call for Proposals closes December 1. Submit Proposal Here.

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Mar
23
to Mar 25

3rd Annual Young Collectors Contemporary Art Fair

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Young Collectors Contemporary Art Fair serves as a vehicle for revitalization and economic development in the arts community by providing an outlet for emerging artists, curators, and collectors to cultivate their talents. The art fair creates a platform for education, inquiry and explorationand targets  a cross-section of contemporary artists, arts administrators, and collectors to investigate what is happening in contemporary art today. .

The art fair also recognizes artists whose work has not been fully recognized on a national level, and provides the opportunity for collectors to discover and purchase their works. 

Stay tuned for more details.

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Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

Art Culture Happy Hour

A place to make friends, share ideas and just kick-it!

Join us for a happy hour opportunity for creatives, artists, arts lovers, patrons and others to network and meet others at Jack Robinson Gallery 6PM to 8PM for beer, wine, music and socializing.

This is a free event! RSVP here 

 


YAP hosts the following social as an opportunity to engage and network with people in the arts and culture sector! We also invites members, art lovers, and the nonprofit arts community to learn about our mission, team, and upcoming events.

We'll be documenting some of the action on @youngartspatrons and with#memphisarts

Want to host us for a Happy Hour? Email: press@youngartspatrons.org for details.

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Aspen Sante Fe Ballet x Preshow Cocktails
Oct
28
6:30 PM18:30

Aspen Sante Fe Ballet x Preshow Cocktails

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Young Arts Patrons is hosting Cocktails and Conversations at GPAC before the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet performance. Relax and mingle with new and old friends during this special preshow event. 

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Guests can enjoy happy hour, light bites and music by The Brennan Villines Trio.

Time

Cocktails & Conversations begins at 6:30PM!

Aspen Sante Fe Ballet Performance begins at 8PM!

Tickets

Cocktails and Conversations is free and open to the public. 
Young Arts Patrons member receive 50% off Tickets to the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet ! [Check email for YAP Member Pass Code]

 

Thank you to our Community Partner GPAC!
Thank you to Food Sponsor Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe!

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GPAC Invite Cocktail Party
Jan
12
6:00 PM18:00

GPAC Invite Cocktail Party

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Young Arts Patrons members have been invited by Germantown Performing Art Center (GPAC) to an exclusive cocktail party next week celebrating the dance community in Memphis and their Dance Series at GPAC.
It will be a fun fancy party with entertainment, cocktails and hor d'oeuvres.  

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YAP Social night with IRIS Orchestra
Dec
8
5:45 PM17:45

YAP Social night with IRIS Orchestra

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YAP Social night with IRIS Orchestra is on Thursday, December 8th at 5:45PM at Germantown Performing Arts Center. Grace Notes is an invite-only open on-stage preview. RSVP Required. YAP Discount Code 20YAP

Sustenance for the Soul:

Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
Mahler: “Blumine” from Symphony No. 1
Roussel: Concert pour petit orchestre
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Original Ver

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Theology Live
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

Theology Live

This session of the popular series looks at how art, specifically that of Yinka Shonibare MBE and his four sculptures, Rage of the Ballet Gods, on view in the museum’s Dunavant Rotunda, playfully touch on pagan mythology, globalization, dance, violence and climate change.

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Exposure
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

Exposure

On 901 Day (in other cities, just known as September 1, 2016) New Memphis will host a celebration of all things Memphis at Exposure. And the whole city is invited.This is your chance to turn your love for Memphis into action. 

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Jun
22
6:00 PM18:00

Art Class II: Impact of Globalization on Memphis Food, Culture, Fashion, and Music

Join moderator Eileen Townsend and panelists for a public conversation about the impact of globalization on contemporary music, food, fashion and culture. The panel is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars, organized by the Newark Museum and on view through September 4.

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Young Collectors Contemporary
Mar
11
to Mar 12

Young Collectors Contemporary

The first of its kind in the state, the Young Collectors Contemporary (YCC) includes an exhibition of some of the regions most prominent emerging artists. The YCC was launched as an innovative approach to connect emerging talent with beginning collectors.

The YCC has an inner forum with event organizers, artists, and curators committed to the advancement of  visual arts collections and to shaping the exhibition and its seismographic interpretation of current cultural and social developments.

More information, including hours, directions and how to purchase tickets, will be updated on the Young Arts Patrons page in the coming months.

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Regional Premier of Green Day's American Idiot @ Playhouse on the Square
Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

Regional Premier of Green Day's American Idiot @ Playhouse on the Square

Join Young Arts Patrons for the Regional Premier of Green Day's American Idiot. A two-time Tony Award-winning musical, based on Green Day’s Grammy award-winning multi-platinum album, this rock opera explores the lives of three young men as they struggle to find meaning in the post 9/11 world. Rolling Stone says that American Idiot“blows your mind, while it blows the roof off.”

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Art Class #1: Breakfast with Brandom Marshall
Aug
14
8:30 AM08:30

Art Class #1: Breakfast with Brandom Marshall

Meet some of Memphis's most creative people! in Young Arts Patrons Art Class Series.

Friday, August 14th 8:30AM/ City & State Coffee /Free Pastries Provided

About Brandon Marshall:

Memphis native Brandon Marshall is both a very talented visual artist and B-boy. He is  a graduate of the University of Memphis (BFA in Fine Art with a concentration in Graphic Design) and a 2013 ArtsMemphis ArtsAccelerator grant recipient. Marshall is most well known as the artist behind one of the most photographed murals in the city, the I Love Memphis mural located in Cooper Young. He has since been a leader in the street art movement and has other mural projects that can be found around Memphis. His most recent work was in collaboration with other local street artists including Birdcap Shruggin (aka Micheal Roy)as a part of the Art of Video Games Exhibit at the Brooks Museum. Brandon is a resident of the Orange Mound Community, and his works have focused on the themes of universal human experience and storytelling. #YAP15 Choose901Commercial AppealMemphis Art Project

About Art Class:

Art Class is where Memphians learn. Young Arts Patrons presents a monthly educational program that transforms the Memphis community into one large learning campus by bringing short courses, workshops, lectures, and discussions out of the classroom and into a whole new environment. Art Class is led by not your average teacher on not your average subject matter and includes some of the most influential people in the arts community including artists, curators, musician, authors, scholars and other creatives. And this isn't just a class: A portion of Art Class donations and class fees are paid to the teacher (host speaker) or requested organization to allow them to continue creating in the Memphis community. #YAPARTCLASS

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Simply Simone Pre-Show Reception + Musical
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

Simply Simone Pre-Show Reception + Musical

Join Young Arts Patrons and New Memphis  for a special outing to Hattiloo Theatre to see their new production, Simply Simone. This electric new revue based on the turbulent life and rich artistic legacy of the American musical icon, Nina Simone, is sure to be a hit with audiences everywhere. The score to Simply Simone crosses genres from gospel to blues to Broadway to rock and roll, and features definitive Simone classics.

We'll gather for a reception with wine and light appetizers before the show.

Thank you Hattiloo for hosting us!

The New Memphis Institute trains leaders with a mission -  to develop their personal potential so Memphis reaches its full potential. All that is done contributes to a mission with a purpose: leadership that ripples from New Memphis' programs and improves all facets of Memphis – neighborhoods, schools, government, economic development, and civic life. Some of the most important impacts are those made through the Community Action Projects which help local nonprofits deliver on their missions.

For more information on Simply Simone, visit http://www.hattiloo.org/play-simply-simone.php

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30 Americans Road Trip to Arkansas Art Center
May
31
8:00 AM08:00

30 Americans Road Trip to Arkansas Art Center

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Young Arts Patrons is excited to announce in collaboration with Crosstown Arts an exclusive opportunity to view the 30 Americans Exhibition in Little Rock, Arkansas on May 31st, 2015. 

30 Americans presents a sweeping survey of artwork by many of the most influential African American artists of the last four decades. Organized by the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, the exhibition features work by such early and influential artists as Barkley L. Hendricks, Robert Colescott and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and those of younger and emerging artists, like Kehinde Wiley, Wangechi Mutu, and Shinique Smith.

  • 8 am: Meet at parking lot on Cooper next to Hattiloo Theater, please park in Overton Square parking garage
  • 8:30 am: Bus departs for Little Rock
  • 11 am-12 pm: Guided tour of 30 Americans
  • 12-1 pm: Explore gallery at your leisure, eat lunch at the Arts Center cafe, or pack a picnic
  • 1:30 pm: Depart Little Rock
  • 4:30 pm/5pm: Arrive in Memphis

Trip fee: $25 (includes transportation and guided tour of exhibition) Admission to the Museum is FREE!

Follow-up Discussion June 15, 2015 7PM

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Apr
18
7:45 PM19:45

YAP Night at the Opera

Young Arts Patrons and Opera Memphis have teamed up to offer you a one of a kind experience for the 2015 Midtown Opera Festival.


Your exclusive members only ticket purchase includes: 
One ticket to Les Mamelles de Tiresias (Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:00pm) 
+ Ticket to Lavinnia London's Cabaret (Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10pm) 
+ 1 Free Drink Ticket (to be used between the opera and cabaret performance)

Limit 2 Tickets Per member

Ticket sales ended 4/6/2015

A $60 dollar value for $31

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