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Press Release 11-4-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders

Our newsletter is now going out to all continents except for South America & Antarctica!

Sherrie has a new Blog article!

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge Camera Club Salon Exhibit

Inky's Eyes
Peggy Turner


Openings, Closings, and Events
See Exhibitions page to see a sample photos of current and upcoming shows.

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Looking at the Collection: Nature’s Realm
    • August 16 - November 22
  • Looking at the Collection: The Elegant Vessel
    • Closes November 8!!!!
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • through November 2009
Looking at the Collection: The Elegant Vessel

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • ReCollections: Early Collection Highlights
    • October 3 - December 16
  • Journal by Annabel Clark
    • October 3 - December 16
  • Anthology RECENT WORKS – ACQUISITIONS
    • September 12 - February 12, 2010
  • Events

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • Andy Warhol: Personalities
    • Through Jan. 3
  • André Kertész: On Reading
    • Through Jan. 3
  • Events

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • The Missing Peace: Artists Consider The Dalai Lama
    • October 9, 2009 -
      January 10, 2010
  • En Vista
    • October 9, 2009 –
      December 7, 2009
  • l a c u n a i n t e s t i m o n y
    • October 9, 2009 –
      January 10, 2010
  • Events
En Vista

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • George Segal: Street Scenes
    • September 5 - December 6
  • New York, New York: The 20th Century
    • October 3 –December 27, 2009
  • Events
New York, New York: The 20th Century

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • TRAFFIC!
    • lobby
    • Through January 24, 2010
  • Styled for the Road: The Art of Automobile Design, 1908-1948
    • October 16, 2009 through
      March 14, 2010
  • Events
TRAFFIC!

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Scripture for the Eyes: Bible Illustration in Netherlandish
    • October 17, 2009 to
      January 24, 2010
  • Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection
    • Through December 6
  • Events
Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • War on Terror
    • Extended through November 28
  • Censorship
    • October 22 – November 28
Censorship

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961–2005
    • Closes Nov.8!!!!
  • Emil Holzhauer: The Georgia Years
    • Aug. 29-Nov. 29
William Christenberry: Photographs, 1961–2005

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Fashion in Bloom
    • April 4, 2009–January 31, 2010
    • Paul Fashion Arts Gallery
  • Eighteenth-Century Furniture Design
    • May 23, 2009–February 21, 2010
    • Conant Gallery
  • Judith G. Levy: Memory Cloud
    • July 10, 2009–January 17, 2010
    • Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion
  • Paired Photographs
    • July 18, 2009–March 21, 2010
    • Golden Gallery
  • Omer Fast: The Casting
    • September 11, 2009 –
      March 14, 2010
    • McCormack Forefront Galleries
  • Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World
    • October 11, 2009–
      January 3, 2010
    • Clowes Gallery in the Wood Pavilion
Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • World War II Quilts Exhibited at The National Quilt Museum
    • October 9 – December 15
  • Masters: Art Quilts
    • Closes November 10!!!!

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Wood-O-Rama
    • Closes November 7!!!!
  • Artist of the Month: Marta Utsler
Wood-O-Rama

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • THE HOLIDAZE FESTIVAL
    • Nov. 7 - Dec. 31
THE HOLIDAZE FESTIVAL

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Water Quilts: From the Collection of John Walsh III
    • October 17th - December 19
  • Holidazzle 2009
    • October 17 – December 31
  • Holidazzle Clay
    • October 17 – December 31
  • Events
Holidazzle 2009
Louisville Visual Art Association Water Tower at Dusk
The Speed Art Museum
  • Painting in Europe, 1600-1800
    • October 25, 2009 -
      January 24, 2010
  • European and American Art, 1800-1960
    • Opened October 11
  • Hattie Bishop Speed: A New Museum for Louisville
    • September 1, 2009 to
      March 14, 2010
  • A Book of Prayers: The Medieval Bestseller
    • October 11, 2009 to
      February 14, 2010
  • English Silver from the Age of Matthew Boulton
    The James C. Codell, Jr. Collection
    • Extended to January 3, 2010
  • African Art at the Speed
    • Extended through January 4, 2010
  • Events
Painting in Europe, 1600-1800

Lexington, KY

The Art Museum at the
University of Kentucky

  • Exploring the American West
    • October 11-December 20
  • Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: Mike Smith Exhibition
    • November 7 – December 13
  • Events

Paris, KY

Hopewell Museum

  • Creative Harvest Art Exhibit
    • October 2 - December 19
  • Event
Creative Harvest Art Exhibit

New Orleans, LA

Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University

  • Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Made in America
    • October 21 - December 23
    • Event
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Skylar Fein: Youth Manifesto
    • Sept. 12th 2009 - Jan. 3rd 2010
  • Dreams Come True: Art of the Classic Fairy Tales from the Walt Disney Studio
    • Opens November 15
  • Events
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Bo Bartlett: Paintings 1984-2000
    • Through Jan. 3, 2010
  • Storming the Ramparts: Objects of Evidence
    • Through Jan. 3, 2010
  • Walter Inglis Anderson: Watercolors from the Collection of Wesley and Norman Galen
    • Ongoing
  • Stanley Staniski: On the Road with Benny Andrews
    • Through Jan. 3, 2010
  • Events
Bo Bartlett: Paintings 1984-2000

Baltimore, MD

The Walters Art Museum

  • Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece
    • Sept. 12 - Dec. 20
  • Art on Purpose: Heroes in Our Midst
    • Sept. 16, 2009 – Jan. 3, 2010
  • Events
Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece

Grand Rapids, MI

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

  • Lynn Chadwick: In Contact
    Sculpture from the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College
    • Oct. 9, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2010
  • Henry Moore: Master Printmaker
    • Oct. 9, 2009 - Jan. 3, 2010
  • Events
Lynn Chadwick: In Contact Sculpture from the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

  • From the Vault
    • Through Jan. 29, 2010
  • Event

Columbia, MO

Museum of Art and Archaeology
University of Missouri

  • The Sacred Feminine: Prehistory to Postmodernity
    • August 29 - December 24
  • Ancient Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • Ongoing from August 2007
  • The Fine Art of Living: Luxury Objects from the East and West
    • Ongoing from May 29, 2008
  • Faces of Warhol: Constructing Gender
    • Through February 7, 2010
  • The European and American Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Treasures from Antiquity: The Weinberg Gallery of Ancient Art
    • Ongoing
  • Events
The Sacred Feminine: Prehistory to Postmodernity

Santa Fe, NM

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

  • A River Apart
    • Through Jun 6, 2010
  • Native American Picture Books of Change
    • Through Jan 2, 2010
  • Native Couture II: Innovation and Style
    • Aug 30, 2009 through Feb 10, 2010
  • The Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery
    • Ongoing
  • Here, Now and Always
    • Ongoing
  • Events
A River Apart
Museum of International Folk Art
  • Dancing Shadows, Epic Tales: Wayang Kulit of Indonesia
    • in the Bartlett Wing
    • Through March 14, 2010
  • Nuevo México: El Corazon de La Cultura
    in Lloyd's Treasure Chest
    • Through December 31, 2009
  • Multiple Visions: A Common Bond
    • Ongoing
  • A Century of Masters:The NEA National Heritage Fellows of New Mexico
    • Sept. 27, 2009 - Jan 16, 2011
  • Events
A Century of Masters:The NEA National Heritage Fellows of New Mexico
New Mexico History Museum
  • Segesser Hide Paintings
    • Ongoing
  • Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción
    • Ongoing
  • Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time
    • Nov 20, 2009 through
      Nov 20, 2010
  • Telling New Mexico
    • Ongoing
  • Fashioning New Mexico
    • Through Apr 14, 2010
  • Events
Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción
New Mexico Museum of Art
  • O’Keeffe and Baumann
    • Ongoing
  • How The West is One: The Art of New Mexico
    • Ongoing
  • The Surreal Life: Gerry Snyder and Marco Rosichelli
    • Sep 25, 2009 - Jan 31, 2010
  • Landscape Reconsidered
    • Oct 9, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010
  • Event
Landscape Reconsidered

Highlands, NC

The Bascom

  • Members Invitational
    • Closes November 7!!!!
  • American Art Today, Juried Works
    • October 24–December 18
  • The Shopping Bag: Exemplary Art and Design
    • November 14 – December18
  • Events
American Art Today, Juried Works

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Cherokee Carvers: Tradition Renewed
    • Through December 6
  • Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space
    • Sept. 19, 2009 - Feb. 7, 2010
  • Events
Cherokee Carvers: Tradition Renewed

Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville Museum of Art

  • Historic Hairdressers
    • November 7, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010
    • Event
Historic Hairdressers

Durham, NC

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

  • Picasso and the Allure of Language
    • August 20 - Jan. 3, 2010.
  • DAVID ROBERTS AND THE HOLY LAND
    • Through Nov. 29
  • THE PAST IS PRESENT: CLASSICAL ANTIQUITIES AT THE NASHER MUSEUM
    • Through Nov. 29
  • Events
Picasso and the Allure of Language
Raleigh, NC

Gregg Museum of Art & Design North Carolina State University

  • Hang it Up!
    • October 22 - December 19
  • Recent Gifts of Native American Art from the Collection of Drs. Norman and Gilda Greenberg
    • October 22 - December 19
Recent Gifts of Native American Art from the Collection of Drs. Norman and Gilda Greenberg


Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Ansel Adams: Masterworks
    • Oct. 23, 2009 ­ Jan. 17, 2010
    • Event

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • Brian Rutenberg: Tidesong
    • Oct. 23, 2009 - Jan. 10, 2010
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing
  • Event

Memphis, TN

Memphis Brooks Art Museum*

  • Masterpieces of European Painting from Museo de Arte de Ponce
    • October 2 – January 10, 2010
  • From the School of Myatt
    • through Dec. 6
  • Events

* Brooks is now closed Mondays AND Tuesdays

From the School of Myatt

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

  • Yousuf Karsh: Master of the Photographic Portrait
    • November 3 - December 31
  • Art in Architecture
    • Through Jan. 14, 2010
  • Keen Cat’s Kitchen
    • Closes November 8
  • Events
Yousuf Karsh: Master of the Photographic Portrait

Nashville, TN

Centennial Art Center

  • Holiday Season Art Exhibition & Sale A Benefit for Arts in the Parks
      • Works by Staff and Students of Metro Parks’ Centennial Art Center
      • November 6 – December 18
    Holiday Season Art Exhibition & Sale
    Nashville, TN

    Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
    Museum of Art

    • From Washington to Warhol:
      Americana Redefined
      • July 11, 2009 - January 3, 2010
    • Temporary Contemporary – Nashville Memoir: Photographs by Greg Miller
      • Oct. 3, 2009 – Feb. 22, 2010
    • New Directions: Video Artists Explore the South
      • Oct. 24, 2009 – Feb. 22, 2010
    • The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection of Faberge
      • Ongoing
    • Events
    Frist Center for the Visual Arts
    • The City in Twilight: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris 1924–1939
      • Ingram Gallery
    • Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Times: American Modernism from the Lane Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
      • Oct. 2, 2009– Jan. 31, 2010
    • Oliver Herring: Sculpture and Video
      Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery
      • Oct. 2, 2009– Jan. 31, 2010
    • Thomas Hart Benton in Story and Song
      • Oct. 2, 2009– Jan. 31, 2010
    • Events
    Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Times: American Modernism from the Lane Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    The Parthenon
    • The Fiery Gizzard Series: Paintings by Susan Goshgarian McGrew
      • Opens October 31, 2009-
        February 20, 2010
    • What lies beneath?
      Paintings by John Kingerlee
      • Nov.14, 2009 - Feb. 6, 2010
    • Event
    The Fiery Gizzard Series: Paintings by Susan Goshgarian McGrew
    Tennessee Art League
    • Women
      A two person exhibit of photographic works by Clarkesville artists Malcolm Glass and Mitzi Cross
      • Through November 28
    • Members' Exhibition
      • Through November 28
    A two person exhibit of photographic works by Clarkesville artists Malcolm Glass and Mitzi Cross
    Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
    • Eye & Mind: A Legacy of Art Collecting
      • Through December 20
    Eye & Mind: A Legacy of Art Collecting

    Sewanee, TN

    University Art Gallery Sewanee:
    The University of the South

    • Nowcasting
      • October 9 – November 22
    Nowcasting

    Chattanooga, TN

    Hunter Museum of American Art

    • Twenty Original American Etchings
      • Sep 21st (2009) - Jan 1st, 2010
    • Events
    Twenty Original American Etchings

    Oak Ridge, TN

    Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

    • Camera Club Exhibition
      • Closes November 7!!!!

    Read Sherrie's Blog about the show!


    Knoxville, TN

    Blount Mansion

    • Tennessee Memories-Oil Paintings by Carolyn Paskel
    Tennessee Memories-Oil Paintings by Carolyn Paskel
    The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
    • 15th Master Woodworkers Show
      • Closes October 30!!!!
    • 40th Anniversary Exhibition by the Carpetbag Theatre
      • Closes October 30!!!!
    • Event
    15th Master Woodworkers Show
    The Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture University of Tennessee Knoxville
    • Multiple X Multiple
      • Closes November 8!!!!
    Multiple X Multiple
    Knoxville Museum of Art
    • Contemporary Focus
      • Closes Nov. 8!!!!
    • Devorah Sperber: Threads of Perception
      • Opens October 30, 2009–
        January 24, 2010
    • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
      • Ongoing

    See Sherrie's Blog 10-21-09!

    Contemporary Focus

    Gatlinburg, TN

    Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

    • Women in Wood
      • October 16-January 2, 2010
    • Jerry Drown Turned Wood Collection Wood Studio Gallery
      • Ongoing
    Women in Wood

    Johnson City, TN

    Slocumb Galleries ETSU

    • Constructing Image: Insights to the Andy Warhol Photographs
      • Oct. 13, 2009 - January 7, 2010
    Constructing Image: Insights to the Andy Warhol Photographs

    Midland, TX

    Museum of the Southwest

    • Tonight the West is Sleeping
      • October 16 through
        December 30th

    Fort Worth, TX

    Kimbell Art Museum

    • European Art
      • South Gallery
      • Current
    • Asian Art
      • North Gallery
      • Current
    • Pre-Columbian and African Art
      • East Gallery
    • Michelangelo’s First Painting:
      The Torment of Saint Anthony
      • On View beginning Sept. 26
    • Events
    Pre-Columbian and African Art

    Dallas, TX

    Dallas Museum of Art

    • All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Performance in the Visual Arts
      • Through November 8
    • Private Universes: Media Works
      • June 14 - November 8
    • Materials & Meanings
      • Through Summer 2010
      • Center for Creative Connections
    • Events
    All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Performance in the Visual Arts
    Meadows Museum SMU
    • Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection
      • ongoing beginning October 7, 2009. (today!!)
    • There Was A Forest – Jewish Life in Eastern Europe Today
      • Through Nov. 15
      • Mildred Hawn Gallery, Hamon Arts Library – Owen Arts Center
    • By Magical Means: Drawings by Anna Zemánková
      • Through Oct. 10
      • Pollock Gallery in Hughes-Trigg Student Center
    • Events
    Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection
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