Art events around town

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Art Museum at the University of Memphis, Communication and Fine Arts Building, Room 142: "Corner": MFA Thesis Exhibition, Saturday through Jan. 12. Opening reception 5-7:30 p.m. Friday. Brian Bundren, Jennifer Burton, Katie Maish, Kathleen Murray. Call 901-678-2224.

"Art(ifact)," Saturday through Jan. 12. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday. Is it a work of art, or is it an artifact? Curated from AMUM's collections by students in Museum Studies, exhibition invites visitors to explore this question.D'Edge Art, 550 S. Main: New work by Jim Young, Luon St. Pierre and Marian Baker, through Dec. 24. Opening 6-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Call 901-521-0054.

Gallery Ten Ninety One, 7151 Cherry Farms, Cordova: "A Minute and a Half of Summer: Ninety Miniatures by Mary Norman," Monday through Jan. 17 with a closing reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meet the artist opening reception 2-4 p.m. Dec. 9. Ninety miniature oil paintings. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 901-458-2521.

Gallery 363 at Leadership Memphis, 363 S. Main: "Doctors' Photography." Group Show by three doctors — Dr. Tom Gettelfinger, Dr. David Sloas, and Dr. Bob Laster — on exhibition through Dec. 26. Opening 6-9 p.m. Friday, during South Main Trolley Tour. Viewing after reception should be made by appointment. Call 901-452-8033.

Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road, Germantown: Van M. Phillips: "The Art of Dance: Tripping the Light Fantastic in Oils and Photographic Imagery," Friday through Jan. 4. Reception 7-9 p.m. Dec. 14. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and during weekends of performances. Call 901-751-7664.

David Lusk Gallery, 4540 Poplar in Laurelwood: Maysey Craddock: "Forest for the Trees," through Dec. 22. Opening 6-8 p.m. Friday. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 901-767-3800.

Memphis College of Art Nesin Graduate School, 477 S. Main: MFA Thesis Exhibition in Hyde Gallery, through Dec. 16. Reception 6-9 p.m. Friday. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. 901-272-5100.

Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar in Overton Park: "Shifting and Being" by Amy Hutcheson. Alumni exhibition runs through Dec. 12. Main Gallery in Rust Hall. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Friday. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. Gallery closed Dec. 22 through Jan. 2. 901-272-5100. or

Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar (Overton Park): BFA Exhibition in Rust Hall Main Gallery, through Dec. 16. Reception 5-7 p.m. Friday. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. 901-272-5100.

Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling: "Unveil South Main Artwalk, Exhibition and Auction" Launch Party 5-7 p.m. Friday during South Trolley Tour. Twenty local and regional artists exhibit collections at selected South Main retailers/restaurants for 20 days. Artists exhibit up to 10 works of art in makeshift galleries Friday through Dec. 19.

Stark Pottery, 12675 Donelson Road, Arlington: Agnes Stark's 2012 annual Holiday Show. Opening reception, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. Other hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Call 901-867-9240.

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