Party For The Century

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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art says
The Brooks Museum is turning 100 and you’re invited to help us celebrate!

Don’t miss this dynamic day-long celebration of the Brooks Museum's history and the diversity of our collection.

Festivities will include performances inside and outside, art-making, birthday cake, and the grand opening of our new hands-on family art gallery - Inside Art.

There’s something for everyone, including a few surprises - all highlighting our renowned world art collection and creative year-round programming.

The museum will be open and free to all! #BrooksMuseum100

*On the Plaza*

Five food trucks will be at Party for the Century: Cariflavor, Hot Mess Burritos, 4Dumplings, Parker's Concessions, and Millie's Garden.

Be sure to join us for the 1 pm performance by Playhouse on the Square, who'll perform selections from "Memphis the Musical."

Join us at 2 pm when beloved Memphis entertainer Joyce Cobb leads us in singing "Happy Birthday," followed by the UT Martin Percussion group.

Watch Memphis jookin’ by New Ballet Ensamble at 4:30 pm with #RedBallProject at the 1916 entrance.

The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins and Don Bryant perform at 5 pm. You'll also be treated to aerial dance and partner acrobatics by High Expecations at 6 pm.

A special sculpted birthday cake made by Sprinkle Me Silly will be featured.

Enjoy music throughout the day by DJ Waht!

*Inside the Galleries*

Opera Memphis is helping us celebrate with a performance at noon inside the Moss Gallery.

At 1 pm, Memphis Symphony Orchestra will play Baroque music in our Baroque Gallery.

See Hattiloo Theatre perform in the galleries at 5 pm during our party.

Other performances throughout the day include:

African drumming by Ekpe Abioto
Pop-up Art Discussions
Yoga in the Schilling Gallery
Ballet Memphis in the Hohenburg Auditorium
Figure Drawing
Memphis Breakers
Iris Orchestra in the American Gallery
Voices of the South in the Hohenburg Auditorium

Download the full schedule of events here: http://buff.ly/1X57oIy
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