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Ross Gallery Presents Exhibitions by Roger Allan Cleaves and CBU Alumni

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces new exhibitions opening on September 28. “Breaking Ground” by  Roger Allan Cleaves  will be on display in the main gallery, and a selection works by of six  CBU Art Alumni  will be shown in the gallery foyer. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, October 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Both shows will be on exhibition through... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Memphis Reads Selects “The Underground Railroad” as 2018 Community Book

MEMPHIS — Memphis Reads has selected the The Underground Railroad by New York writer Colson Whitehead as its 2018 community read book. The Underground Railroad is an alternate history about two slaves in the 1800s, Cora and Caesar, who flee their Georgia plantations by following the Underground Railroad—which, in Whitehead’s ingenious conception, is no mere metaphor: engineers and conductors operate a secret network of actual tracks and tunnels beneath the... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, August 10, 2018

CBU Presents Exhibitions by Katie Hargrave and Gustavo Plascencia

The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces new exhibitions of artwork by  Katie Hargrave  and  Gustavo Plascencia  opening on August 17. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, August 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Both will be on exhibition through September 19. Hargrave will also present an artist’s lecture in the gallery on August 25 at 2:00 p.m. Katie Hargrave  is a multi-media artist interested... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Ross Gallery Hosts “Connecting Memphis” Exhibition by Cindy McMillion

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of an exhibition of selections from the “Connecting Memphis” photography-and-storytelling project by Cindy McMillion on May 18. An opening reception will be held on Friday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and the project will be on exhibit through July 18. From August 2014 to February 2017, Cindy McMillion conducted a community storytelling project called... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan

Vanderhaar Symposium at CBU Looks at “Who Gets to Be American”

Stephanie Teatro Will Speak on “Who Gets to Be American: Immigration Policy and Our Multicultural Democracy” The Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium at Christian Brothers University (CBU) is proud to present  Who Gets to Be American: Immigration Policy and Our Multicultural Democracy  with  Stephanie Teatro , co-executive director of the Tennessee Immigration and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC), as the keynote speaker for its thirteenth annual symposium on... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Ross Gallery Hosts Exhibitions by Tullos-Leonard and Woodturners

Claudia Tullos-Leonard, Dogwood, 2017, oil on canvas, 36” x 48” MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of two exhibitions on March 9. In the main gallery,  “Looking at the World”  will showcase paintings by Memphis artist  Claudia Tullos-Leonard . In the gallery foyer,  “Riding the Bevel”  will feature works by artists from the  Mid-South Woodturners Guild... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, March 12, 2018

Ross Gallery Opens Exhibits by Niles Wallace, Metal Museum

NOTE: The opening reception has been rescheduled for Friday, January 19 due to the University's inclement weather closure. MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces the opening of two exhibits on January 12. In the main gallery,  “The Sunny Side”  will showcase porcelain and stoneware works by  Niles Wallace . In the gallery foyer,  “Forge Cast Fabricate”  will feature works by... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, January 8, 2018

The Book Thief: Memphis Reads Public Author Events

MEMPHIS — Each year, Memphis Reads chooses a novel that is read by the Memphis community and celebrated by a month-long series of book-related events including panel discussions, art-related happenings, and film screenings. This year, Memphis Reads has selected the international best seller The Book Thief by Australian writer Marcus Zusak as its 2017 community read book. Appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 500 weeks, The Book Thief has... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, September 7, 2017