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Press Release 11-26-08: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders (once a month listings for longer running exhibitions that are not closing soon

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

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Encounters: Encounters: Lilian Garcia-Roig
    • Closes November 30!!!!
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • through February 1, 2009
  • Looking at the Collection:
    Whimsy in 3-D
    • through May 31, 2009
  • When They Were Young: Aristocratic Children in European Portraiture
    • November 9, 2008-January 4, 2009
  • Events
Girl in Blue Dress

Miami, FL

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

  • Grand Opening November 29!!!!
  • Grand opening exhibition:
    Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
    • Nov. 29,2008 - March 1, 2009
  • Figurative Art- Past and Present: Highlights from the Permanent Collection
    • November 29, 2008 – April 4, 2009
  • La Naturaleza Como Espacio O El Espacio Como Naturaleza
    • November 29, 2008 – February 28, 2009
  • John Henry: Drawing in Space: The Peninsula Project
    • November 29, 2008 - March 9, 2009

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

  • A Bittersweet Decade: The New Deal in America, 1933-43
    • Through January 19, 2009
  • Events
Miner Joe

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • A Tradition Redefined: Chinese Paintings from the Chu-tsing Li Collection, 1950-2000
    • October 11, 2008 ―
      January 4, 2009
  • Coming into Focus: Jeane von Oppenheim and Photography at the Norton, 1998 – 2008
    • October 11, 2008 ―
      January 4, 2009
  • Events
Martin Cheng

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Big Shots: Andy Warhol’s Polaroid Portraits
    • Through December 14
  • Tutankhamun
    • November 15 to May 25
  • Wonderful Things: The Harry Burton Photographs and the Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun
    • November 15 to May 25
  • Events

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia College & State University Museum

  • Visions and Voices, works by Kristin Cassaletto
    • Closes December 5!!!!
  • Executive Branch Suite Phase II, an Art of Democracy
    • Closes December 5!!!!
    • Focus Gallery
Kristin Cassaletto

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • It’s a Dog’s Life: Photographs by William Wegman from the Polaroid Collection
    • Through January 4, 2009
  • J.C. Leyendecker: America’s “Other” Illustrator
    • November 1, 2008-
      January 11, 2009
  • Events
Saturdau Evening Post

Savannah, GA

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace


Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum

  • Eyecatchers: Quilts from the Barbara & Robert Hunter Collection
  • Quilts by Suzanne Marshall and Linda Roy
The Yeiser Art Center
  • Tim Jaeger, figurative abstract expressionist

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

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Americans Who Tell the Truth by Rob Shetterly
    • October 17, 2008 - January 4, 2009
  • Stories About Mountain Top Removal by Cynthia Ryan Kelly
    • October 17, 2008 - January 4, 2009
Schmitz
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
  • American Tapestry Alliance:
    Biennial 7
    • Through January 3, 2009
  • Events
Tapestry
The Speed Art Museum
  • Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery
    • Through January 4, 2009
  • Collecting for Kentucky
    • Through February 1, 2009
  • Events
George Washington


New Orleans Museum of Art
  • OBJECTS OF DESIRE : Fabergé from the Hodges Family Collection
    • Nov. 8 - January 18, 2009

New Orleans, LA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

  • Sally Mann: What Remains
    • Opened Oct. 4
  • Silver Bullets and Holy Water: Paintings by Margaret Evangeline
    • Opened Oct. 4
  • Lisa Silvestri “The New Orleans Portrait Project: The Series”
    • Opened Oct. 4
  • Louisiana Masters: Douglas Bourgeois
    Recent works by Douglas Bourgeois from premier Southern collectors
    • Opened on Oct. 23
  • Events
Cornisha Tate

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O'Keefe Art Museum

  • Light & Form: Paintings by the Ohr-O’Keefe Painting Group
    • November 13 to December 31
  • The Merry Teapot
    • November 13 to December 31
Erosion

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Life’s Rich Pageant: A Centennial Celebration of The Eight
    • September 12, 2008 -
      January 4, 2009
    • Holden Community Gallery
  • Ash Cans, Factories and Trains: Students and Followers of The Eight
    • Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 -
      Sunday, January 11, 2009
  • Expectant Gaze
    • Through 2008
    • 2nd Floor Galleries
  • William Christenberry: Site/Possession
    • Friday, November 7, 2008 – Sunday, January 18, 2009
    • Appleby Foundation Gallery
  • Events

William Christenberry

Wimington, NC

Cameron Art Museum

  • Bearden to Ruscha: Contemporary Art from the North Carolina Museum of Art
    • Through May 24, 2009
  • Toy Crazy
    • Through 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

  • Dale Chihuly: Seaforms
    • Closes November 30!!!!
basket

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
    • Closes November 30!!!!
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing

Memphis, TN:

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

  • The Baroque World of Fernando Botero
    • Through January 11, 2009
  • Photographs from the , 1949-1964
    • Through Jan. 5, 2009
  • A Genesis: Fifteen Poems and Etchings
    A collaboration of poet John Ciardi and
    artist Gabor PeterdiSarah Boyce, Rebecca Shellabarger, Kyle Wingo
    • Closes November 30!!!!
  • Events
Botero
Children's Museum of Memphis
  • Color Play: Exploring the Art & Science of Color
    • October 11-January 4
  • Events
Color Play
The Pink Palace Museum
  • Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees
    • Through Dec. 31
  • Clyde Parke Miniature Circus Parade
    • The Parade will operate 4 times a day, for 30 minutes each day.

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum

  • Brain Teasers II
    • Sept. 20th - Jan. 4th
  • The Monsters of the Interstate
    Photos by Carl Wilson
    • Through Dec. 31st
  • 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
  • Event
Alisaurus

Nashville, TN

Centennial Art Center

  • Kathy Carter – Pottery and Sculpture
    R. Lafayette Mitchell – Paintings
    Eva Sochorova – Paintings
    • Closes November 28!!!!
Sochorova
Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
Tennessee State University
  • HEROIC
    • Closes today, Nov 26!!!!
Heroic
The Parthenon
  • IMMERSION: A KatrinaRoom
    • Through Dec. 13
  • Nancy Hellebrand: Air, Earth, and Water
    • November 14, 2008 -
      January 31, 2009
IMMERSION

Tennessee Art League

  • In the Members Gallery - new works from the membership  Lou Copeland & Even Reilly
    • Closes Nov. 26th!!!!
  • In the Members Gallery - new works from the membership Lou Copeland & Even Reilly
    • Closes Nov. 26th!!!!

Tennessee State Museum

  • Akira Blount’s Enchanted Dolls
    • Closes November 30!!!!
  • The River Inside
    • Closes November 30!!!!
  • Events
The River Inside
The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • Jules De Balincourt
    • Closes December 5!!!!

Jules De Balincourt

Sewanee, TN

University Art Gallery Sewanee:
The University of the South

  • Sometimes I Settle for a Chuckle: New Work by Greely Myatt
Hamlett Dobbins

Oak Ridge, TN

Oak Ridge Art Center


Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • It’s About the Hounds
    • Closes November 30!!!!
    • Blount Mansion Visitors Center
It’s About the Hounds
Emporium Center
  • Works by the Turner Family
    • Closes Today, November 26!!!!
    • Event

Works by the Turner Family
Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture
  • Concurrent
    • Closes December 13
    • Event

Gatlinburg, TN
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
  • : Selections from Arrowmont's Permanent Collection
    • November 7 -
      January 3, 2009
  • Jerry Drown Turned Wood Collection Wood Studio Gallery
    • Ongoing
  • Events
A Creative Continuum

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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