Musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Shawn Lane, Sam & Dave, and B.B. King all got their start in Memphis throughout the 1950s and ’60s.
Beale Street is a national historical landmark, and shows the impact Memphis has had on American blues. Sam Phillips’ Sun Studio, the most seminal recording studio in American popular music, still stands today and is open for tours.
Memphis is also home to several film festivals. The Indie Memphis Film Festival, Outflix, and the Memphis International Film and Music Festival are all great events for film lovers and people interested in up-and-coming producers, directors, and actors.
Dixon Gallery & Gardens4339 Park Avenue, MemphisAverage Rating: 28 / 30 view details
Brooks Museum1934 Poplar Avenue, MemphisAverage Rating: 27 / 30 view details
Robinson Archive & Gallery44 Huling Avenue, MemphisAverage Rating: 30 / 30 view details
Gray Gallery123 South Main Street, Memphisview details
Diane's Art Gift & Home1581 Overton Park Avenue, MemphisAverage Rating: 30 / 30 view details
Harrington Brown Gallery5179 Wheelis Drive, MemphisAverage Rating: 30 / 30 view details
Village Frame & Art LLC540 s. Mendenhall Rd #1, Mendenhall Commons Shopping Center, MemphisAverage Rating: 30 / 30 view details
M Ford Creech Antiques & Fine Arts581 South Perkins Road, MemphisAverage Rating: 30 / 30 view details
Frame Corner5056 Park Avenue, MemphisAverage Rating: 26 / 30 view details
CEO STORES3566 Walker Avenue #2, Memphisview details
Art Village Gallery Inc410 South Main Street, MemphisAverage Rating: 30 / 30 view details
L Ross Gallery5040 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphisview details
Robinson Editons400 South Front Street, Memphisview details
Casm Creations6 South McLean Boulevard #811, Memphisview details