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Press Release 1-22-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders (once a month listings for longer running exhibitions that are not closing soon)
We Welcome the Newcomb Art Gallery

The Newcomb Art Gallery is dedicated to the enrichment of the cultural and intellectual life of the Tulane University and New Orleans communities. It aims to present exhibitions of national significance while seeking to preserve and promote the artistic traditions of Newcomb College and Tulane University.

Exhibitions:
  • Shirin Neshat: Women Without Men
    • Through February 7, 2009
  • In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows
    • February 28 - May 31, 2009
  • Event
Rembrandt’s Etchings

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: Buccellati Highlights
    • Closes February 1, 2009
  • Looking at the Collection:
    Whimsy in 3-D
    • through May 31, 2009
  • Nashville Portraits: Photographs by Jim McGuire
    • Closes February 1, 2009
  • Permanent Collection Highlights: Premiere Patrons
    • January 18 - February 15
Girl in Blue Dress

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • Portrait of a Lady: Selections from the Permanent
    • Opening January 24, 2009
  • Jack R. Smith: Portraits of American Poets
    • Opening January 24, 2009
  • Jess: To and From the Printed Page
    • Opening January 24, 2009

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

Miner Joe

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Striking Resemblance: The Portrait as Muse
    • Through February 15, 2009
  • Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism
    • February 6 ― May 10, 2009
  • Events
Martin Cheng

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Inside/Out: The Private World of Edith Caywood
    • Through April 19, 2009
  • Events

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • Everyday Mythologies by Dana Thacker
    • January 23 – March 12, 2009
  • The Seasons of Andalusia by Nancy Marshall
    • January 23 – March 12, 2009
  • Events

Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum

  • 2009 School Block Challenge
    • January 16-March 10
  • Eyecatchers: Quilts from the Barbara & Robert Hunter Collection
  • Quilts by Suzanne Marshall and Linda Roy

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • REGIONAL TREASURES:
    A CELEBRATION OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF NORTHWEST KENTUCKY
    • November 8, 2008 -
      February 28, 2009
    • Event
Sugar Chest

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • First Member Artists Exhibition at KMAC
    • January 10 - February 21, 2009
  • Events

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • DinnerWorks 2009
    • January 24 - March 1
  • Events
Schmitz
The Speed Art Museum
  • Collecting for Kentucky
    • Closes February 1, 2009
  • Events
George Washington

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries' Special Collections

  • Audubon at Oakley: Louisiana Selections from Birds of America
    • Opened December 1, 2008 - February 28, 2009
  • The Pathway of Promise: 1500 Years of Religious Texts and Moral Guidebooks
    • December 1, 2008 - February 28, 2009

New Orleans, LA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

  • Ogden Past, Present and Future: Selections from the Permanent Collection and New Acquisitions
    • Opened January 15
  • The World in Color: Photographs by Jorge Otero
    • Opened January 15
  • Jack Stewart: From Atlanta to New York – A Life Survey A look at the career
    • Opened January 15
  • Events
Cornisha Tate

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O'Keefe Art Museum

  • Native Guard: A Photographic History of Ship Island's African American Regiment
    • January 9 - February 20, 2009

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Life’s Rich Pageant: A Centennial Celebration of The Eight
    • Through January 4, 2009
    • Holden Community Gallery
  • Ash Cans, Factories and Trains: Students and Followers of The Eight
    • Closes Feb. 1, 2009
  • Expectant Gaze
    • Ongoing
    • 2nd Floor Galleries
  • William Christenberry: Site/Possession
    • Closes Sunday, January 18!!!!
    • Appleby Foundation Gallery
  • Events
William Christenberry

Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville Museum of Art

  • Visual Allegories
    • January 17th – March 8, 2009
  • The Works of Dennis Draughon, Editorial Cartoonist
    • Opens January 22, 2009
  • Event

Wimington, NC

Cameron Art Museum

  • Bearden to Ruscha: Contemporary Art from the North Carolina Museum of Art
    • Through May 24, 2009
  • Toy Crazy
    • Closes February 1, 2009
  • Quiet Spirit, Skillful Hand: The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton
    • November 7, 2008-April 5, 2009
  • Bob DeYoung: installation {phantasm}
    • November 7, 2008-April 26, 2009
Toy Crazy

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Eye to the East: The Turner Collection of Chinese Art
    • Opens Dec. 19 - May 10, 2009

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • Painters of American Life: The Eight
    • Through March 22, 2009
  • The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection
    • Through March 22, 2009
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing

Children's Museum of Memphis

  • Event: Annual fund raiser, Cirque du CMOM 2009, a winter evening of dining, dancing and delights.
Memphis, TN

The Pink Palace Museum

  • The Scoop on Poop: The Science of What Animals Leave Behind
    • January 24 – May 3, 2009
  • Event

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum

  • The Spirit of Light
    Photos by Friends of Photography
    • Nov. 13 – Feb. 15, 2009
  • Old Friends
    Watercolors by David Redmond
    • Nov. 13 – Feb. 15, 2009
  • Events
Alisaurus

Nashville, TN

Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art

  • The Scholastic Art Competition
    • January 30 - February 22
  • Reverse Angle: Emerging Video Artists
    • Through February 22
  • William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
    • Through January 3, 2010
  • The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation
    Collection of Faberge
    • Ongoing
  • Michael Oliveri: Innerspace, Permaculture and UFO's
    • Through February 8

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

  • The Best of Photography and Film from George Eastman House Collection
    • Closes Jan. 25, 2009!!!!
  • The Photographs of Lalla Essaydi
    • Closes Jan. 25, 2009!!!!

Sailboat
The Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
  • DIVA DUTCH (film documentary)
    • FEBRUARY 2-27
The Parthenon
  • Nancy Hellebrand: Air, Earth, and Water
    • Extended! throgugh March 14, 2009
IMMERSION

Tennessee Art League

  • Ethel Smith Gallery: landscape paintings by Nashville artist Helen Shull
    • Closes Jan. 31st!!!!
  • Premiere Gallery: Works in clay/ mixed media by figurative artist Annamaria Gundlach
    • through Feb. 21st
  • The Poston 3 Gallery: Tennessee chapter of American Society of Media Photographers
    • through Feb. 28th

The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
  • “Remember the Ladies!”: Women Struggle for an Equal Voice
    • Closes January 29, 2009!!!!
  • Collection Highlights from the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
    • Ongoing

Tennessee State Museum

  • Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats along the Way: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Baeder
    • Through February 15, 2009
  • Distant Landscapes, an exhibition of plain air paintings created by Brett Weaver
    • Through - February 15, 2009
  • Events
The River Inside
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • Harmony Korine: Pigote
    • Jan. 8 - Feb. 26

Sewanee, TN

University Art Gallery Sewanee:
The University of the South

  • Sometimes I Settle for a Chuckle: New Work by Greely Myatt
    • Through February 5
    • Event
Hamlett Dobbins

Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art

  • I Heard a Voice: The Art of Lesley Dill
    • January 17 - April 19

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Art exhibit by Carrie McNutt
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • The Scholastic Art Awards of 2009
    • February 6-27, 2009
  • The Scholastic Art Awards of 2009 - Jurors Exhibition

Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture

  • Mirror
    • Closes January 23, 2009!!!!
    • Event
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing
  • Josh Simpson: A Visionary Journey in Glass
    • February 6-April 19, 2009
  • Events

Johnson City, TN

ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum

  • Keeping an Eye on Things by artist, Suzanne Stryk
    • January 10- April 12, 2009
  • Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction
    • January 10- April 12, 2009

Check our:

  • Home page and/or Index page to see which museums recently updated their page and on what date. Look for the new photos tag.
    • Museums and galleries that have joined in the past month are listed at the top of the column on the Home page
  • Events page for openings, receptions, other museum activities
  • Exhibitions page to see a list and thumbnail photos of current shows. Check a particular museum's website (available on its page on our site) for all its activities and exhibitions.

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Tom Carris
Art Museum Touring.com
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