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The Memphis Rainbow Parlour Show Opening

You'll want to stay in this "parlour" for a long time. Mark Freedman and Lisa von Hoffner worked in partnership on this unique show which will include a series of fanciful vignettes composed of paintings, mixed media pieces, and found artifacts.

In these works, Freedman and Hoffner were influenced by the Italian “Memphis Design Group” whose design and architecture were characterized by colorful decoration and asymmetrical shapes. The word “rainbow” reflects their passion for color. “Parlor” refers to their curiosity about and interest in historical gatherings where people purposely shared their time indulging in feeding the senses. For this particular show, the artists were inspired by the parlors and salons of Versailles and the visions of The Sun King.

Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments -- including a fantastic assortment of nostalgic goodies including Twinkies, Tasty Cakes, Ding Dongs, and Moon Pies! Please rideshare and carpool because parking is limited, even though the imagination of these artists is expansive! We look forward to seeing you!

Earlier Event: April 8
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Later Event: May 8
Laser Cutter Design Workshop