The Dixons were a childless couple who collected art, both fine and decorative, and left it all to the city when they died. ... More
Dixon Gallery & Gardens
The Dixons were a childless couple who collected art, both fine and decorative, and left it all to the city when they died. The permanent collection ranges from mediocre to good. The traveling exhibits, however, are often spectacular, and have included Faberge eggs, glassworks by Seattle artist Dale Chihuly and an explosion of color from Raoul Dufy. The 17-acre garden is usually open for strolling, except during outdoor concerts, picnics or theater productions. The museum shop often has items from Memphis' Great Wonders exhibits!
Near the University of Memphis and the street to the Oak Court Mall , the Audubon Park offers several recreational
facilities, including a golf course, playground, tennis courts, soccer field and picnic areas. The jogging trails are popular with ...
The 2,800 animals of over 400 species here are cared for in environments as close to their native habitats as
possible. From African veldt to Asian temple ruins, Peruvian rain forests or Jamaican caverns, the animals roam free. Young ...
The Goldsmith Civic Garden Center provides resources for local gardeners, as well as showcases art and horticultural exhibits. A permanent
collection of Boehm porcelain is worth a visit in itself and you may find an iris show or herb ...