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The Hyde Family Foundation to match funds raised by Ballet Memphis for new building and endowment campaign

MEMPHIS, TENN. (January 10, 2017) – – –  The Hyde Family Foundation , based in Memphis, announced today that it will grant up to $2 million in matching funds to Ballet Memphis for funds raised by the organization for its campaign project.   The current $31 million campaign is funding Ballet Memphis’ new headquarters now under construction in Midtown Memphis as well as an endowment to sustain the Company and create future works.   ... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | 0 comments
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See Inside: Ballet Memphis' new Midtown home

By Meagan Nichols for Memphis Business Journal Over the past year, a prominent Overton Square corner has gone from a vacant hotel to an empty lot to the future home of  Ballet Memphis . Ballet Memphis purchased the property at the corner of Cooper Street and Madison Avenue in August 2015 for $4.23 million from NCE Realty and Capital Group LLC, according to the Shelby County Register of Deeds website. Despite the fact that the former owners of the land had announced the vacant... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, November 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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Change Is Mantra At Brooks, Ballet Memphis by Bill Dries for Memphis Daily News

The rotunda at the Brooks Museum of Art is in transition this week as the surreal figures of Yinka Shonibare’s “Rage of the Ballet Gods” give way to the burlap sculptures of Nnenna Okore that will be suspended from the rotunda dome for the next six months. Okore’s work is the second of the Rotunda Projects series launched in this centennial year for the Overton Park institution. And Brooks executive director Emily Neff said the series is an important introduction to a... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | 0 comments
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