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MCA and the future of Overton Park

This morning, Memphis College of Art announced that it plans to end new student admissions in preparation for closing its doors after the existing students graduate. The loss of MCA will be felt deeply in Overton Park, where students have given and received inspiration for decades. Their presence, and the work they created here, has contributed strongly […]

Checking in on iNaturalist

It’s been a while since we reported on what’s new with our favorite nature observation and identification program, iNaturalist. You may remember that we launched a field guide to Overton Park’s plants using the platform, followed by a guide to birds. These are both handy tools to use when you’re trying to identify something you’ve […]

The future of the Brooks Museum

Since assuming management of Overton Park, Overton Park Conservancy has celebrated a strong partnership with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Our organizations support and promote each other’s programs, look for opportunities to collaborate on new initiatives, share operations expertise, and communicate frequently about general business related to providing quality public amenities for the people […]