Events:

Professional Conference on Aging: Feb. 11, 7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. This is a Zoom event. For the agenda or to register go to https://pnamidsouth.org/professionalconference/ All five speaker sessions will be kept on Zoom until Fri., Feb. 19. Registration is $75, $35 for students. Attendees may choose to get 3, 4 or 5 CEUs.

Tennessee Craft – Southwest Fine Craft Showcase “The Elements”: continues now thru Feb. 28 at WKNO’s Gallery Ten Ninety-One. For more information, visit https://tennesseecraft.org/members/chapters/southwest/. This exhibition may be viewed online only at www.wkno.org. There are no works on display at the WKNO studios.

Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit: New exhibit, now through spring at the Museum of Science & History – “Pink Palace”. The exhibit engages and educates visitors with 14 magnificent, fully interactive, recycled metal dinosaur sculptures. The sculptures feature exposed mechanics inspired by actual fossils. A blend of art, science and innovation, the exhibit weaves in sketching, sculpting, kinetics, biomechanics, observing and experimenting. Every piece is interactive. (Exhibit will be cleaned according to COVID protocol).

Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival: Virtual screenings now - March 3. Each film is available for viewing during a set 72- hour window. All films are available at household prices at $15 for community and $12 for MJCC members. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.jccmemphis.org.

“Say it Loud”: A free virtual black history speech series tracing the fight for civil rights through two centuries; Every Tues. and Thurs. at 6 p.m. throughout Feb., a notable Memphian will introduce a portrayal by an actor of an important black figure. For more information or to watch go to www.hattiloo.org Black figure such as John Lewis, Booker T. Washington or Shirley Chisholm. For more information, or to watch, go to www.hattiloo.org

The Woman’s Exchange WE Consign: Open house is Feb. 4. Sale will be held Thur. Feb 4. until Fri., April 16, M-F 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Fine china, crystal, silver, textiles, collectables, furniture and more. 88 Racine St. 327-5681.

Incognito Online Art Auction: Feb. 5-26. On view in-person at The Memphis Botanic Garden in the newly renovated Visitors Center and online. View the artwork and start the bidding beginning Feb. 5 at memphisbotanicgarden.com/incognito. Over 90 artists donated original unsigned work. The artist's identity remains incognito until after the auction. Sales and donations benefit MBG's art programming.

Adult Theater Classes at Playhouse on the Square: Master classes Tapping Into Your Creativity, (virtual), Sun., Feb. 7, 1-4 p.m., and The Actor’s Voice: An Introduction (in-person), Sun. Feb. 28, 1-4 p.m. Spring theater classes begin March 29. For more information, or to register, go to www.playhouseonthesquare.org

John Salvest exhibit “Alphabetanica”: Feb. 16-March 20, David Lusk Gallery, 97 Tillman Street. Open house Sat. March 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Upon the Rocks is one of the offerings at the Mid-South Artists Gallery. 

Mid-South Artists’ Gallery, Lunch at the Gallery: Feb. 28, 12 noon. Lunch is free, serving a table of four. Catering provided by the Chicken Salad Chick. For reservations call 409-8705. 2945 Shelby St. in Bartlett.

Chamber Music Series at the Sanctuary on the Square, “Young Artist Series”: Sun., Feb. 28 3 p.m., 104 N Rowlett St, Collierville, featuring a choral ensemble from the Westminster Academy under the direction of Ginger Statom.

Openings:

Many local venues have reopened with restrictions.

Malco: At press time, these include Malco’s Paridiso Cinema Greill and IMAX, Collierville Cinema Grill and MXT, Stage Cinema Grill, Wolfchase Cinema Grill, and downtown’s Powerhouse Cinema Grill.

The Memphis Zoo is limiting unnecessary contact or crowding by capping guest admissions at 50% capacity or 5,000 visitors at any given time. Masks or face shields are required for anyone 2 years and older.

Brooks Museum of Art: Continues to implement extensive protocols including asking you schedule the day of your visit in advance, requiring masks be worn in the museum by both staff and visitors, and the first hour of admission is for seniors and other high-risk populations. Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition now through Feb. 21. Reserve tickets at brooksmuseum.org or 544-6200.

The Children’s Museum of Memphis: Has resumed regular hours of Tue.-Sun., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. The museum will follow all recommended health protocols. Be sure to wear your mask.

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