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Press Release 8-5-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders

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Welcome Indianapolis Museum of Art
Museum of the Soutwest

Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis, IN

The Indianapolis Museum of Art serves the creative interests of its communities by fostering exploration of art, design, and the natural environment. The IMA promotes these interests through the collection, presentation, interpretation and conservation of its artistic, historic, and environmental assets.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions:
  • 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
Judith G. Levy: Memory Cloud
Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World

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

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration
    • Closes August 19
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • through November 2009
NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration

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

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection
    • 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
re: Place
Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Southern Eccentric: Paintings by Larry Connatser
    • May 2-August 16
  • Stories to Tell, Memories to Keep: Folk Art in the South
    • May 16 - August 30
  • Events
Folk Art in the South

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • European Art Quilts V
    • Closes August 10!!!!
  • Hand-carved wooden quilts by artists Fraser Smith and Fay Jean Hooker
    combine with antique fabric quilts from the collection of Gerald E. Roy
    • July 10 - October 6, 2009
European Art Quilts V
The Yeiser Art Center
  • Paducah Photo ’09
    • Through August 29
Paducah Photo ’09

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • The Wind in Your Hair: Vintage Motorcycles
    • July 18 to September 19
  • Event
The Wind in Your Hair: Vintage Motorcycles
Louisville Visual Art Association
  • A Ballad for Kenya
    • Extended to August 31
  • Event
A Ballad for Kenya
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
A Century of Standard Oil in Baton Rouge

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Mnemonic Devices: Rachel Jones and David Webber
    • June 6th - Aug. 23rd
  • Marcus Coates: Animal Instincts
    • June 10th- 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

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, 2009
  • Events
Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan

Durham, NC

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

  • 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
  • Picasso and the Allure of Language
    • Opens August 20 - Jan. 3, 2010.
  • 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 10!!!!
    • Explore Gallery
The Printmaking Process

Memphis Brooks Art Museum*

  • The Prints of Jacob Lawrence,
    1963 – 2000
    • June 20 – Sept. 8
  • Events

* Brooks is now closed Mondays AND Tuesdays

Pollock
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

  • Cold War Clarksville
    • Through Aug 9th
  • 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
    • Opens August 7 - September 25
    • Event
The Hermitage
The Parthenon
  • Nashville’s Soul: Images of the Sacred Photographs by Tamara Reynolds
    • July 25-October 31
    • East Gallery
Nashville’s Soul: Images of the Sacred
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

Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art

  • Jellies: Living Art
    • In partnership with the Tennessee Aquarium
    • Closes August 9!!!!
  • Window on the West: Views from the American Frontier – The Phelan Collection
    • June 7 - August 9
Jellies: Living Art

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • The paintings of Kathy Holland
The paintings of Kathy Holland
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • Smoky Mountain Visions
    • Closes July 30!!!!
  • Works by seven local artists
    • Closes July 31!!!!
Smoky Mountain Visions
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Arms, Legs, Feet, Heart & Soul: The Cumberland Furniture Guild
    • Closes August 9!!!!
  • Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation
    • May 8 - September 9
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing exhibition
Arms, Legs, Feet, Heart & Soul: The Cumberland Furniture Guild
Frank H. McClung Museum,
University of Tennessee
  • Birds in Art
    • Closes August 14
Birds in Art

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

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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