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Press Release 8-12-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders

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Openings, Closings, and Events
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Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration
    • Closes August 19!!!!
  • Looking at the Collection: Nature’s Realm
    • Opens August 16 - November 22
  • Looking at the Collection: The Elegant Vessel
    • Opens August 30 - November 8.
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • through November 2009
NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration

Daytona Beach

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • Departures IV
    • Through Sept. 12
  • Images of Recovery
    • Through Sept. 12
Departures IV

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • Because I Say So, Sculpture Selections from the Scholl Collection
    • Closes August 16!!!!
  • Genetic Portraits by Nela Ochoa
    • Through Sept. 6
  • What Comes After Nancy Friedemann
    • Through Sept. 20
  • Cintas Fellows Exhibition
    • May 20 – Aug. 23
Because I Say So, Sculpture Selections from the Scholl Collection

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Off the Wall: The Human Form in Sculpture
    • May 23 - Sept. 6
  • Disney: The Music Behind the Magic 1928-Today
    • June 6 ― Sept. 6
  • Events
Off the Wall: The Human Form in Sculpture

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • BEAUTY ON THE BEACH: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF SWIMWEAR
    • Through October 11
  • SUN STROKE STIMULUS
    • Through October 11
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • Events

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection
    • Opens August 15 - December 6
Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • re: Place
    • Opens August 13-27
    • Event
re: Place
Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Southern Eccentric: Paintings by Larry Connatser
    • Closes August 16!!!!
  • Stories to Tell, Memories to Keep: Folk Art in the South
    • Closes August 30
  • William Christenberry Photographs, 1961–2005
    • Opens September 12 - Nov. 8
  • Events
Folk Art in the South

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
Fashion in Bloom

Paducah, KY

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Paducah Photo ’09
    • Through August 29
Paducah Photo ’09

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • Expressions
    • August 9 - October 17

Louisville, KY

The Speed Art Museum

  • Beyond the Log Cabin:
    Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln
    • June 28- Sept. 6
  • Ed Hamilton’s Lincoln
    • June 28- Sept. 6
  • English Silver from the Age of Matthew Boulton
    The James C. Codell, Jr. Collection
    • Extended through October 11
  • African Art at the Speed
    • Extended through January 4, 2010
  • The Private Eye:
    Photographic Highlights from the Henry V. Heuser, Jr. Collection
    • Extended through October 11
  • Events
English Silver from the Age of Matthew Boulton

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries' Special Collections

  • Mariners, Meridians and Monsters: Exploring the History of Maps in Fact and Fiction
    • Closes August 15!!!!
  • A Century of Standard Oil in Baton Rouge
    • Closes August 15!!!!
Mariners, Meridians and Monsters: Exploring the History of Maps in Fact and Fiction

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Mnemonic Devices: Rachel Jones and David Webber
    • Closes Aug. 23rd
  • Marcus Coates: Animal Instincts
    • Closes Aug. 23rd
  • FLOATULENTS: Inflatable Photographs by Martin Von Haselberg
    • June 10th- Sept. 20th
  • The Mind's Eye: Without Subject Matter, What Does the Artist See?
    • May 16th - Oct. 11th
  • With a Little Help from Our Friends: Recent Accessions in the Decorative Arts
    • June 20th - Oct. 18th
  • The Art of Caring
    A Look at Life through Photography
    • May 16 - Oct. 11
  • Women Artists in Louisiana,
    1825-1965: A Place of Their Own
    • Through September 13
  • Events
Women Artists in Louisiana, 1825-1965:
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Charleston Renaissance
    • Ongoing
  • Walter Inglis Anderson: Watercolors from the Collection of Wesley and Norman Galen
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Walter Inglis Anderson: Watercolors from the Collection of Wesley and Norman Galen

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

  • Attention to Detail: Lorna Meaden and Lana Wilson
    • Through August 21
  • From the Vault
    • Opens August 28, 2009-January 29, 2010
    • Events
Attention to Detail: Lorna Meaden and Lana Wilson

Highlands, NC

The Bascom

  • Helen Frankenthaler and the Color Field Painters
    • Closes August 15!!!!
  • Moulthrops: Three Generations of Woodturners
    • Closes August 29
  • Southern Landscapes by Lamar Dodd and Will Henry Stevens
    • Aug. 22 - Oct. 17
  • Events
Helen Frankenthaler and the Color Field Painters

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Cherokee Carvers: Tradition Renewed
    • Friday, July 10 to Sunday, December 6, 2009
  • Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan
    • May 8 – September 13
  • Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art
    • Closes August 23
  • Events
Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan

Durham, NC

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

  • Picasso and the Allure of Language
    • Opens 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
  • Beyond Beauty: Photographs from the Duke University Special Collections Library
    • July 2-Oct. 18
  • Events
DAVID ROBERTS AND THE HOLY LAND

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Cleve Gray: Man and Nature
    • June 26 - Sept. 27
  • Events
Turner to Cézanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales

Gibbes Museum of Art
  • Ancestry and Innovation
    • July 31 - October 11
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing
  • The Printmaking Process
    • Closes August 16!!!!
    • Explore Gallery
The Printmaking Process

Memphis Brooks Art Museum*

  • The Prints of Jacob Lawrence,
    1963 – 2000
    • June 20 – Sept. 8
  • In Celebration: Carl Gutherz
    • Through August 30
  • Events

* Brooks is now closed Mondays AND Tuesdays

The Pink Palace Museum
  • Underground Memphis: Archaeology and the African American Experience
    • Through October 16
  • Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity
    • Closes August 16!!!!
Kente

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

  • Dream Forest
    • Through Sept. 27
  • Keen Cat’s Kitchen
    • Through Nov. 8th
Dream Forest

Nashville, TN

Belle Meade Plantation

Centennial Art Center

  • Paintings by Lee Hamblen and Joan Lawler and Turned Wood Vessels by Brenda Stein
    • August 7 - September 25
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
  • Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings
    • Closes Aug. 23
    • Upper-Level Galleries
  • Dean Byington: New Works
    • Through Sept. 13
    • Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery
  • Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration
    • Through Sept. 13
Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings
The Hermitage
Tennessee Art League
  • Premiere Gallery
    • Vicissitudes in Color
  • Ethel Smith Gallery
    • Kentucky artist Carol Jones’ exhibit: Arches of Europe Etcetera
  • Members Gallery
    • New works displayed by Tennessee Art League Members
  • Poston Gallery
    • Living in an Abstract World with Edie Maney and Jan Batts
  • Events
Stein
The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
  • Family Business:
    How You Find It & How You Keep It
    • Closes August 27
  • Collection Highlights from the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
    • Ongoing
Family Business:
Collection Highlights

Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art

  • New York Cool: Painting and
    Sculpture from the NYU Art Collection
Jellies: Living Art

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • The paintings of Kathy Holland
    • Aug. 4-31
The paintings of Kathy Holland
The Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Objects on the Horizon
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • Spiritual Influences
    • August 7-28
  • Works by seven regional artists
    • Balcony at the Emporium Center
    • August 7-28
Spiritual Influences

Gatlinburg, TN

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

  • Summer Faculty Exhibition
    • Closes August 15!!!!
  • Jerry Drown Turned Wood Collection Wood Studio Gallery
    • Ongoing
Summer Faculty Exhibition

Johnson City, TN

ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum

  • Rainforest Adventure
    • September 7
Rainforest Adventure

Midland, TX

Museum of the Southwest

  • Spectacular Achievements: Audubon’s Animals of North America
    • Closes August 23rd
  • Ed Haddaway Sculpture
    • Through October 4th
  • Of, By and About the American Indian
    • Opens August 18th - October 18th
  • Taos Masters paintings
    • Through October 25th
Spectacular Achievements: Audubon’s Animals of North America

Fort Worth, TX

Kimbell Art Museum

  • Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons
    plus Film Installations by Philip Haas
    Inspired by Works in the Collection
    • Opening July 18-October 25
  • European Art
    • East Gallery
    • Current
  • Asian Art
    • North Gallery
    • Current
  • Events
Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons

Dallas, TX

Dallas Museum of Art

  • Private Universes
    • May 22 – August 30
  • Private Universes: Media Works
    • June 14 - November 8
  • Willie Doherty: Requisite Distance
    • May 24 - August 30
  • Summer Spotlight
  • Events

Summer Spotlight
Meadows Museum SMU
  • Diego Rivera: The Cubist Portraits, 1913-1917
    • June 21 - Sept. 20
  • Events
Diego Rivera: The Cubist Portraits, 1913-1917
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