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Press Release 9-2-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders

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4 New Mexico Museums Join!
New Mexico Museum of Art

New Mexico Museum of Art
Santa Fe, NM

The New Mexico Museum of Art is the oldest art museum in the state. It was founded in 1917 as the Art Gallery of the Museum of New Mexico. Housed in a spectacular Pueblo Revival building, it is a masterpiece of Pueblo Revival architecture, and the best representation of the synthesis of Native American and Spanish colonial design style. It was designed by I. H. and William M. Rapp and was based on their New Mexico building at the Panama-California Exposition (1915). The museum's architecture inaugurated what has come to be known as "Santa Fe Style." For more than 90 years, the Museum has collected and exhibited work by leading artists from New Mexico and elsewhere.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions
  • Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection
    • Closes Sep. 6!!!!
  • American Impressionism: Paintings From the Phillips Collection
    • Closes Sep. 13
  • 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
  • Events

Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection
American Impressionism: Paintings From the Phillips Collection
Museum of International Folk Art

Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe, NM

The mission of the Museum of International Folk Art is to enrich the human spirit by connecting people with the arts, traditions, and cultures of the world. The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) explores the dynamics of artistic expression in the context of cultural change. Through its collections, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs, the museum expands perceptions of folk art and encourages dialogue about traditions, cultural identity, community and aesthetics.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions
  • 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

Dancing Shadows, Epic Tales: Wayang Kulit of Indonesia
Nuevo México: El Corazon de La Cultura
Multiple Visions: A Common Bond
A Century of Masters:The NEA National Heritage Fellows of New Mexico
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Santa Fe, NM

Mission
The mission of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology is to inspire appreciation for and knowledge of the diverse native arts, histories, languages, and cultures of the Greater Southwest.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions
  • 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
Native American Picture Books of Change
Native Couture II: Innovation and Style
The Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery
Here, Now and Always
New Mexico History Museum

New Mexico History Museum
Santa Fe, NM

The New Mexico History Museum, opened in May 2009, will change the way that New Mexicans and visitors understand state history and the history of the nation. The new museum includes permanent and temporary exhibitions that span the early history of indigenous people, Spanish colonization, the Mexican Period, and travel and commerce on the legendary Santa Fe Trail. The museum serves as the anchor of a campus that encompasses the Palace of the Governors, the Palace Press, the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library and Photo Archives.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions
  • Segesser Hide Paintings
    • Ongoing
  • Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción
    • Ongoing
  • Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe
    • Through Oct. 25
  • Telling New Mexico
    • Ongoing
  • Fashioning New Mexico
    • Through Apr 14, 2010
  • Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time
    • Nov 20, 2009 through Nov 20, 2010
  • Events
Segesser Hide Paintings
Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción
Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe
Telling New Mexico
Fashioning New Mexico
Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time

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
    • Opens August 30 - November 8.
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • through November 2009

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • Departures IV
    • Closes September 12
  • Images of Recovery
    • Closes September 12
Departures IV

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • Genetic Portraits by Nela Ochoa
    • Closes Sept. 6!!!!
  • What Comes After Nancy Friedemann
    • Through Sept. 20
  • Because I Say So
    Sculpture from the Collection of Dennis and Debra Scholl 
    • Closes Sept. 6!!!!
  • Events
Genetic Portraits by Nela Ochoa

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • George Segal: Street Scenes
    • September 5 - December 6
  • Off the Wall: The Human Form in Sculpture
    • Closes Sept. 6!!!!
  • Disney: The Music Behind the Magic 1928-Today
    • Closes Sept. 6!!!!
  • Events

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
Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection

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

  • War on Terror
    • September 10 – October 15
  • Soldier Portraits photographs by Ellen Susan
    • September 10 – October 15
  • Event
Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Emil Holzhauer: The Georgia Years
    • Aug. 29-Nov. 29
  • William Christenberry Photographs, 1961–2005
    • Opens September 12 - Nov. 8
  • Events

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
    • Opens 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

Paducah, KY

The National Quilt Museum

  • 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
  • Masters: Art Quilts
    • through November 10
  • Event
Masters: Art Quilts

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Yeiser Art Center Members Show
    • September 8 – October 3
    • Event
Paducah Photo ’09

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • Expressions
    • August 9 - October 17
  • Event

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • The Wind in Your Hair: Vintage Motorcycles
    • Closes Sept. 19
  • Event
The Wind in Your Hair: Vintage Motorcycles
The Speed Art Museum
  • Beyond the Log Cabin:
    Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln
    • Closes Sept. 6
  • Ed Hamilton’s Lincoln
    • Closes 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
American Art

Lexington, KY

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

  • Kentucky Folk: Art from the UK HealthCare Collection
    • Closes September 20
Kentucky Folk: Art from the UK HealthCare Collection

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries' Special Collections

  • Two Gentlemen from Louisiana:
    The Congressional Papers of Senators John B. Breaux and J. Bennett Johnston, Jr.
    • Opens Sept. 8 - January 30
Two Gentlemen from Louisiana:

New Orleans, LA

Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University

  • American Letterpress:
    The Art of Hatch Show Print
    • August 12 to October 11
    • Events

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • 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
  • Bo Bartlett: Paintings 1984-2000
    • Through Jan. 3, 2010
  • Storming the Ramparts: Objects of Evidence
    • Through Jan. 3, 2010
  • Looking to Learn: New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
    • Through Mid-September
  • Charleston Renaissance
    • Ongoing
  • Walter Inglis Anderson: Watercolors from the Collection of Wesley and Norman Galen
    • Ongoing
  • Events

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • A selection from the Apron Museum
    in Iuka, MS
    • September 8 – October 3
    • Event
A selection from the Apron Museum

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

  • From the Vault
    • Opens August 28, 2009-January 29, 2010
    • Events

Highlands, NC

The Bascom

  • Southern Landscapes by Lamar Dodd and Will Henry Stevens
    • August 22 - Oct. 17
  • Cat Chow: Beyond Fiber Art
    • September 5–October 10
  • Events
Architectural Ceramics

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
    • Closes September 13
  • Events
Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan

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
  • 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

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • Ancestry and Innovation
    • July 31 - October 11
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing
  • Events
The Printmaking Process

Memphis, TN

Memphis Brooks Art Museum*

  • The Prints of Jacob Lawrence,
    1963 – 2000
    • Closes Sept. 8!!!!
  • Events

* Brooks is now closed Mondays AND Tuesdays

Prints of Jacob Lawrence
Children's Museum of Memphis
  • Top Secret: Mission Toy
    • Closes Sept. 13
Top Secret: Mission Toy

Nashville, TN

Belle Meade Plantation

Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art
  • From Washington to Warhol:
    Americana Redefined
    • July 11, 2009 - January 3, 2010
  • Easton Selby: Rootwork
    • July 11 - September 20
  • A Lens with a Conscience
    • March 14 - Sept. 20
  • Tennessee Abstract Painters
    • March 14 - Sept. 20
  • The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection of Faberge
    • Ongoing
Tennessee Abstract Painters
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
  • Dean Byington: New Works
    • Closes Sept. 13
    • Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery
  • Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration
    • Closes Sept. 13
Dean Byington: New Works
The Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
  • Ghost Cities: Timothy Portlock
    • Aug. 24-Sept. 30
Tennessee Art League
  • The Seven Deadly Sins: A photographic interpretation By David Farmerie
    • September 4 — 12
  • Mary Spelling
    • Premiere Gallery
    • September 1 - October 31 2009
  • Events
Vicissitudes in Color
The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
  • Abraham Lincoln: Beyond the Penny
    • Through October 29
Abraham Lincoln: Beyond the Penny
Tennessee State Museum
  • A Unity of Opposites: Recent Work by Michael Taylor
    • Sept. 17 - Oct. 25
  • Talking Graphics: The Visual Designs of Jane Davis Doggett
    • Sept. 17 - Oct. 25

Sewanee, TN

University Art Gallery Sewanee:
The University of the South

  • Cloudmapping: Paintings by Julie Püttgen
    • Opens Sep. 4 - Oct. 4

Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art

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

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Bridges-From There to Here…..works by B.D. Busey
    • Sept. 1-29
  • Events
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • Sound Booth
    • Opens September 4-25
  • A 20-Year Retrospective
    • Opens September 4-25
  • Event
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation
    • Closes Sept. 9!!!!
  • Contemporary Focus
    • Opens Sept. 4 - Nov. 8
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing exhibition
  • Event
Frank H. McClung Museum,
University of Tennessee
  • Discovering American Indian Art
    • August 29, 2009-
      January 10, 2010

Discovering American Indian Art

Gatlinburg, TN

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

  • In View of the Smokies: Celebrating 75 Years
    • August 21 – October 10
  • Jerry Drown Turned Wood Collection Wood Studio Gallery
    • Ongoing

Johnson City, TN

ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum

  • Rainforest Adventure
    • Closes September 7!!!!
Rainforest Adventure

Midland, TX

Museum of the Southwest

  • Ed Haddaway Sculpture
    • Through October 4th
  • Of, By and About the American Indian
    • August 18th - October 18th
  • Taos Masters paintings
    • Through October 25th
  • Event

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
    • South Gallery
    • Current
  • Asian Art
    • North Gallery
    • Current
  • Pre-Columbian and African Art
    • East Gallery
  • Events

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
  • Events

Meadows Museum SMU
  • Diego Rivera: The Cubist Portraits, 1913-1917
    • Closes Sept. 20
  • Events
Diego Rivera: The Cubist Portraits, 1913-1917
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