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The future of the Brooks Museum

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

Overton Park storm damage update

Overton Park storm damage update

This weekend’s storms brought heavy and costly damages to Overton Park, toppling trees throughout the landscape. We’ll have extensive cleanup to do over the next few weeks, but for now, here’s what you need to know: The storm damaged nearly 60 trees in the landscaped areas

Priceless, whatever the cost

Priceless, whatever the cost

This story originally appeared in our Spring 2016 newsletter. Overton Park is in the spotlight. Recently, a national audience tuned in to see the park featured in the PBS documentary “Ten Parks That Changed America.” The story of the “little old ladies in tennis shoes”

Meet our Visitor Services Coordinators

Meet our Visitor Services Coordinators

It’s clear to Overton Park Conservancy that the most important part of managing a park is creating an excellent visitor experience. That means that from the time you arrive at the park until you leave, you should encounter a clean, beautiful, safe space. You should

Gratitude

Gratitude

Overton Park survives and thrives based on the support of the people who love it. At Overton Park Conservancy, we’re well aware that people giving their time, effort, and dollars to the park are doing so because this place means so much to them. We’ve

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

There’s no denying it: we’re in the dog days of summer. It’s hot, it’s humid, and it’s hard sometimes to leave the air-conditioned comfort of home and get outside. But we still see so many people enjoying the park: having family reunions at the pavilions,