Tops Gallery, in Downtown Memphis is located on Front Street. The wonderful gallery offers a great platform for budding and well-known artists from many genres of contemporary visual arts. Open for walk-ins on Saturdays, between 1p and 6p, Tops Gallery has a busy schedule with many exhibitions and other events lined up all year. The cultural space remains open for prior-fixed appointments all week and has showcased immensely talented artists like Victoria Sambunaris, Chris Dorland and Sarah Jones, to name a few.
The Burkle Estate which is also known as Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum is a historic one. Built in 1849, some historians believe this estate was part of the Underground Railroad network which was set up to free the slaves and help them. This house is now open to the public and guided tours are offered explaining and educating them about the life and times of the slaves and this house. With the furnishings and relics well maintained, this house is worth a visit.