Pink Palace Museum to Launch New “Neighborhoods” Campaign

“Neighborhoods” Campaign Kicks off with Virtual Trivia Nights July 7th


By Bill Walsh, for the Pink Palace Family of Museums

Memphis, TN – July 1, 2020 – How much do you know about Memphis neighborhoods? The Pink Palace Museum is inviting people to test their neighborhood knowledge on Virtual Trivia Nights beginning July 7th (more details below).

The Pink Palace Museum Virtual Trivia Nights will kick off the Museum’s “Neighborhoods” campaign focusing on the people, places, history and science related to Memphis neighborhoods.

“We’ll be hosting virtual trivia nights for families each Tuesday and an adult trivia night on Thursdays,” said Alex Eilers, Programming Manager at the Pink Palace Museum.

Trivia Nights will begin at 7pm using the Zoom platform. There will be a $10 entry fee for each family or team of 2-4 people. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place teams. Teams can learn more and enter online at https://www.memphismuseums.org/pink-palace-museum/events/virtual-trivia-nights-/

Along with the Virtual Trivia Nights, the Museum will be highlighting Memphis neighborhoods in their “A Closer Look” blog throughout the months of July and August with posts about Memphis neighborhood history, legends, lore and more. 

The Museum will also be hosting Community Scavenger Hunt Challenges focusing on primary Memphis neighborhood areas including Downtown/West Side, Midtown and South Memphis. Each week a different zone of the city with three neighborhoods will be highlighted. Teams will race to complete the challenges in each neighborhood and the first three teams to do so each week win a prize.

Scavenger hunts will begin July 17th with Midtown being the first neighborhood area. Cost for one scavenger hunt is $25 per team. Registration begins July 1st. For more information and to enter, the public can visit https://www.memphismuseums.org/pink-palace-museum/events/events-568335/


Virtual Trivia Nights

How much do you know about Memphis neighborhoods? 

Test your knowledge of Memphis neighborhoods beginning Tuesday,  July 7 at 7pm for our first Family Virtual Trivia Night hosted on Zoom.

Family Virtual Trivia Nights on Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28 at 7pm – Hosted on Zoom.

Adults Virtual Trivia Nights on Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 – at 7pm – Hosted on Zoom.

Cost – $10 per team of 1 family or 2-4 people

Prizes awarded for first, second and third place.

TO ENTER CLICK HERE.


Family Virtual Trivia Nights

July 7 – Your Celestial Neighborhood -hosted by the Planetarium staff

July 14 – In your Own Back Yard/Neighborhood -hosted by the Lichterman Nature Center staff

July 21 – Won’t you be My Neighbor – hosted by the Education Department staff

July 28 – Lights, Cameras, Neighborhoods -by the Crew Training Theater staff

Open to anyone – however questions are aimed toward families with school age children.

Adults Virtual Trivia Nights

July 9 – Your Celestial Neighborhood -hosted by the Planetarium staff

July 16 – In your Own Back Yard/Neighborhood -hosted by the Lichterman Nature Center staff

July 23 – Won’t you be My Neighbor – hosted by the Education Department staff

July 30 – Lights, Cameras, Neighborhoods -by the Crew Training Theater staff

Open to adults – roommates, couples, safe socially distanced friend groups… you get it.

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