Orange Mound Gallery settles in to new home for the next half century

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 24, 2020 4:54 PM CT | Published: June 24, 2020 4:50 PM CT
<strong>Orange Mound Arts Council executive director Mary Mitchell (seated) points out "Africa in April" posters to Shelby County Commissioner Reginald Milton (from left), Yvonne Acey, David Acey and Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris during a ceremony on Wednesday, June 24. The Orange Mound Arts Council signed a 50-year lease for the Orange Mound Gallery, renting the property at 2471 Park for free.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Orange Mound Arts Council executive director Mary Mitchell (seated) points out "Africa in April" posters to Shelby County Commissioner Reginald Milton (from left), Yvonne Acey, David Acey and Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris during a ceremony on Wednesday, June 24. The Orange Mound Arts Council signed a 50-year lease for the Orange Mound Gallery, renting the property at 2471 Park for free. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

The new gallery opens in a community rich with history and with plans for exhibits and programs.

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Orange Mound Orange Mound Arts Council Orange Mound Gallery Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Reginald Milton Mary Mitchell
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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