Join us as we celebrate our 100th anniversary for a day-long
celebration of this historic milestone, kicking off a year of innovative and
The museum will be open and free to all for live music,
art-making, cake, and surprises – all highlighting our renowned world art collection
and creative year-round programming.
Click here to download the schedule of events.
Five food trucks will be at Party for the Century: Cariflavor, Hot Mess Burritos, 4Dumplings, Parker's Concessions, and Millie's Garden.
On the Plaza
Join us at 2 pm when beloved Memphis entertainer Joyce Cobb leads us in singing "Happy Birthday," followed by the UT Martin Percussion group.
The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins and Don Bryant perform at 5 pm.
A special sculpted birthday cake made by Sprinkle Me Silly will be featured.
Inside the Galleries
Opera Memphis is helping us celebrate with a performance at noon inside the Moss Gallery.
At 1 pm, Memphis Symphony Orchestra will play Baroque music in our Baroque Gallery.
See Hattiloo Theatre perform in the galleries at 5 pm during our party.