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Visual Arts

Non-profit Galleries & Museums

Art in the Village Gallery

Art in the Village at Casey Jones Village supports artists by providing a venue for local artists to show and sell their work, and educational opportunities in art. The Art Gallery includes beautiful one-of-a-kind art: pottery, painting in oil, watercolor and acrylic, mixed media, photography, baskets, jewelry, and more.

Contact

Mary Spellings

(731) 554-2787

Chambers/McClure Exhibition Center

The center at Lane College houses four permanent collections of memorabilia, antiquities, and photographs, including Bishop Isaac Lane/Lane College Archival Collection, the I.H. Anderson Family Collection, the Clara D. Hewitt Print Collection, and the Hale Woodruff Collection.

International Rockabilly Hall of Fame

Video and audio presentations by and about original 1950s and 1960s rock-a-billy artists such as Jackson native Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Ace Cannon, and Narvel Felts.

Contact

Henry Harrison
(731) 427-8521
rockabillyhall.org

Ned R. McWherter West TN Cultural Arts Center

Provides visual art year round in two galleries.

Contact

Diann P. Robinson
Director of Cultural Arts
(731) 425-8397
cityofjackson.net

West Tennessee Cultural Heritage Museum

Exhibits of old radio equipment, memorabilia and artifacts pertaining to the history of the African American experience.

Contact

James Wolfe
(731) 265-9800

Union University Art Gallery

Presents annual student exhibits, professional art series, and graduating senior exhibitions. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Visual Arts Associations

Jackson Visual Art Association

Organization of area painters, and other creators of the visual arts that has been promoting the visual arts since 1959.

Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (TACA), West Tennessee Chapter

TACA West works to raise the standard of excellence in craftsmanship and design, and to increase public understanding and appreciation of fine crafts.

Contact

Constance Beck
Vice President
cbeck@designedbyconstance.com
(731) 607-6014
tennesseecrafts.org

Traditional Skills and Fiberworks Guild

This organization includes weavers, spinners, soapmakers, woodworkers, and other old-time tradition skills and related fiber arts

Contact

Joloy Watlington
President
(731) 423-3400

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