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The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art MEMPHIS BROOKS
MUSEUM OF ART
Memphis, TN
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Ngozi Dress, “Independence” collection, 2010
Exhibition: African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style
02/24/2018 – 08/12/2018 (more information)
Ituen Bassey, designer (b. Nigeria), Ituen Basi, based in Lagos, Nigeria, and London, United Kingdom
Ngozi Dress, “Independence” collection, 2010
African-print cloth
Courtesy of the Designer, Photo: Joshua White/JWPictures.com
Exhibition: Black Resistance: Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement
Through 08/19/2018 (more information)
Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
In Front of Clayborn Temple, Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, March 28, 1968
Gelatin silver print, printed from original negative in 1999
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art purchase with funds provided by Ernest and Dorothy Withers, Panopticon Gallery, Inc., Waltham, MA, Landon and Carol Butler, The Deupree Family Foundation, and The Turley Foundation 2005.3.32
© Withers Family Trust
In Front of Clayborn Temple, Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, March 28, 1968
Pie in the Sky, 2017
Exhibition: Rotunda Projects: Lisa Hoke
Through 06/03/2018 (more information)
Lisa Hoke, American, b. 1952
Pie in the Sky, 2017
Cardboard packaging, glue and hardware
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
PH: 901.544.6200
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Notice: Our permanent galleries are open for visitors while undergoing transformation. Pardon our appearance as we ready the Brooks for new installations and our centennial, which begins in May 2016!

Please note that museum hours will also change. Beginning on Thursday, October 1, we will close on Thursdays at 4 pm. On Wednesdays, we will be open from 10 am to 8 pm with ten hours of free admission. Evening programs (Brooks Films, Milongas, tours and talks) will shift to Wednesdays. All other museum hours will remain the same.


Hours:

(Closed Monday and Tuesday)

  • Wednesday: 10am - 8pm (free until 8 pm)
  • Thursday: 10am -4pm
  • Friday: 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Admission Prices:

  • Members FREE
  • Adults $7*
  • Seniors (65+) $6*
  • Students (w/ ID) $3*
  • Children (6 and under) FREE

    • *Special Exhibition Rates May Apply

About
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is a leading cultural destination located in Overton Park in the heart of Midtown Memphis. As you explore the Brooks, you will have the opportunity to experience works of art dating from antiquity to the present. You will find expressive masks in our African art galleries, amazing ancient works from Greece and Rome, Renaissance masterpieces from Italy, English portraiture, American painting and decorative arts, contemporary art, and much more! In addition to showcasingthe permanent collection of more than 8,500 works, the Brooks also hosts several traveling exhibitions throughout the year. Be sure to mark your calendar for upcoming special exhibitions!


Exhibitions

African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style
February 24 – August 12, 2018
(more information)

Black Resistance: Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement
Through August 19, 2018
(more information)

Rotunda Projects: Lisa Hoke
Through June 3, 2018
(more information)

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