Tuesday, May 08, 2012

May 08 - If Artists Can Dream

Graceland and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art are excited to announce the “If I Can Dream” Elvis Art Contest and Exhibit. 

Artists are invited to create an original piece of artwork based on their response to the lyrics “If I Can Dream” for a chance to have it selected to appear at a special exhibit of artwork at the Memphis Brooks Museum. All forms of media are being accepted now and the deadline to submit your artwork is June 16, 2012. 
A professional panel of judges will select the artwork for the “If I Can Dream” Exhibit at the Memphis Brook Museum, which will be on display from July 21 - September 16. From the selections, the judges will award a first, second, and third place prize in three divisions: professional, non-professional, and youth. The winners will be announced on June 25. The remaining submissions will be a part of the exhibition via PowerPoint in the gallery. In addition, visitors of the exhibition will have the opportunity to vote for the “Fans Favorite” throughout Elvis Week 2012. For more information on how to submit your entry and additional guidelines, visit the BrooksMuseum.org.


The Song Digital / Delta Music budget label re-issued the budget compilations '1954-56: the First 31 Original Recordings' volumes 1 and 2 and in Germany.

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