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Memphis-Milano: 1980s Italian Design -- Exhibition at Dixon Gallery & Gardens

Join the Midsouth Italian Club at the Dixon Gallery on July 12 at 10.30 am

A member of the curatorial staff will serve as our own personal docent. She will provide a guided tour of the gallery, speak to us about the exhibit and answer any questions we may have. The cost is $5 per person.

A retrospective look at the flamboyant and colorful furniture and household objects produced by the Memphis collective between 1981 and 1988. Based in Milan, these iconoclastic architects and designers helped define the look of a generation. Memphis-Milano includes over 150 iconic works that date from its founding in 1981 through 1988, when the group disbanded. By then, Memphis was already part of design history. Sponsored by Karen and Dr. Preston Dorsett; Liz and Tommy Farnsworth; and Nancy and Steve Morrow.

If you have any questions, just message Gretchen through the meetup site!


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  • mary salvati m.

    Had to change plans last minute. The friend who was going with me had to work instead. Hope you all had a fun time

    July 13, 2014

  • mary salvati m.

    We will miss you. It is a fun show,saw it already, going back bringing a friend. hugs

    July 11, 2014

  • Al C.

    Sorry to miss this, but will be on the golf course.

    July 7, 2014

  • mary salvati m.

    sorry . We will miss you. hugs

    June 20, 2014

  • Ornella M.

    I forgot I already had something to do with kids!!

    June 16, 2014

  • Jennifer V.

    I will not be in town. What a nice idea though. Thank You

    May 23, 2014

  • Mariella

    I will not be in town. Sorry to miss it!!!!

    May 23, 2014

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  • Gretchen
    Sustaining Member, Co-Chairman, Board of Directors, Co-Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Margarita C.
    Basic Member, Member Board of Directors, Co-Organizer
  • Ann S.
    Sustaining Member

Our Sponsors

  • Cyberitalian

    As a member of the Mid South Italian Club you receive a 10% discount

  • Creature Comforts

    Creature Comforts provides the Club with financial support.

  • Edison Wingate & Artistic Landscape

    The Mid South's only bocce design build provides us financial support

  • Handyworks

    John Mc Neil & Handyworks provides financial support.

  • Greg Harris Interior Design

    Greg Harris Interior Design provides financial support

  • Daybreak Treatment Center & School

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