Builders of churches in the U.S. in the 19th and early 20th centuries tended to borrow their designs from much older European ... More
St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
Builders of churches in the U.S. in the 19th and early 20th centuries tended to borrow their designs from much older European constructions. Thus, this white stone cathedral, built in the late 1800s and early 1900s has the look of a 13th-century Gothic church from a town in Bavaria. W. Halsey Wood, the architect of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York, designed it. Look for the altar dedicated to the nurses who died after contracting yellow fever from their patients during the epidemic of 1878. Many were treated here, in the previous St. Mary's building.
Memphis' main museum is housed in a marble building completed in 1916. The architecturally beautiful rooms house an outstanding collection
of medieval art and a small but worthwhile collection of Impressionist works. One room is dedicated to a "touch" ...
Each year, Memphis honors a different country with this month long celebration. Various events around the city celebrate the arts
and culture of the chosen country, from art exhibits to dance exhibitions to special dishes served in area restaurants. ...
The Memphis College of Art offers degree programs in photography, graphic design and studio art. The college has two galleries
open to the public, where the work of students and faculty may be viewed and purchased. One of the ...