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Press Release 11-5-08: 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
    • Through 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

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
    • Through December 5
  • Executive Branch Suite Phase II, an Art of Democracy
    • Through 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

  • On a Grand Scale: Quilts by Inge Mardal/Steen Hougs & Eleanor McCain
    • Closes Today November 5!!!!

Yeiser Art Center

  • Blue
    • through November 8
Quilt
Blue

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • REGIONAL TREASURES:
    A CELEBRATION OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF NORTHWEST KENTUCKY
    • November 8, 2008 -
      February 28, 2009
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
  • Event: Food for Thought with Wendi Smith
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

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library
LSU Libraries’ Special Collections

  • After Katrina: Salvaging Photographs of Pre-Storm New Orleans
    • Closes Saturday, November 8

New Orleans Museum of Art
  • OBJECTS OF DESIRE : Fabergé from the Hodges Family Collection
    • Opens 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

  • George Ohr’s National Challenge: The Juried Exhibition
    • Closes Nov. 7!!!!
  • Light & Form: Paintings by the Ohr-O’Keefe Painting Group
    • November 13 to December 31
  • The Merry Teapot
    • November 13 to December 31
  • Event
Erosion

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Crafts Center

  • Wearable Art Fashion Show and Fiber Exhibit
    • Tuesday, November 18th, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Event
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

Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville Museum of Art

  • Japanese artist Etsuko Komori
    • Closes November 16
  • Events
Komori

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
Toy Crazy

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Dale Chihuly: Seaforms
    • Through November 30
basket

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
    • Through November 30
  • Events
Botero
Children's Museum of Memphis
  • Color Play: Exploring the Art & Science of Color
    • October 11-January 4
  • Events
Color Play

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum

  • Brain Teasers II
    • Sept. 20th - Jan. 4th
  • The Monsters of the Interstate
    Photos by Carl Wilson
    • Through Dec. 31st
  • Stuff & Stories: Clarksville History from A to Z
    • Oct. 2 - Feb 2009
  • 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
    • November 7 – 28
    • Event
Sochorova
Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art
  • Artists Collect: The Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong Private Collection
    • Through January 4, 2009
  • William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
    • Through January 4, 2009
  • The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation
    Collection of Faberge
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Sugura
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
  • Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession, Sculpture from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
    • Sept. 12, 2008 – Jan. 4, 2009
    • Upper-Level Galleries
  • The Best of Photography and Film from George Eastman House Collection
    • Opened Oct. 10, 2008– Jan. 25, 2009
  • The Photographs of Lalla Essaydi
    • Opened Oct. 10, 2008–
      Jan. 25, 2009
Lalla Essaydi
Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
Tennessee State University
  • HEROIC
    • Oct 15-Nov 26
Heroic
The Parthenon
  • : A KatrinaRoom
    • Through Dec. 13
  • Nancy Hellebrand: Air, Earth, and Water
    • November 14, 2008 -
      January 31, 2009
IMMERSION

Tennessee State Museum

  • Akira Blount’s Enchanted Dolls
    • September 26 - November 30
  • The River Inside
    • October 3 - November 30
  • Events
The River Inside
The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • Jules De Balincourt
    • October 23 through December 5

Jules De Balincourt

Sewanee, TN

University Art Gallery Sewanee:
The University of the South

  • Hamlett Dobbins: Every One, Every Day
    • Through November 23

Hamlett Dobbins

Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art

  • Object Project
    • Opened October 12, 2008 -
      January 11, 2009
Object Project

Oak Ridge, TN

Oak Ridge Art Center

  • Open Show 2008
    • Closes Nov. 14
  • Event
Open Show 2008

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • It’s About the Hounds
    • November 1 - 30
    • Blount Mansion Visitors Center
    • Event
It’s About the Hounds
Emporium Center
  • Works by the Turner Family

Works by the Turner Family
Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture
  • Concurrent
    • November 10-December 13
    • Event
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing exhibition
  • Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft and Traditional Art
    • Through January 18, 2009
Higher Ground

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
Johnson City, TN

ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum

  • Beyond: Visions of Planetary Landscapes
    • Through December 21st
Planetary Landscapes
Slocumb Galleries ETSU
  • Paula Sarut MFA Exhibition: Thou Art That
    • November 3-7!!!!
  • Kelly Bond’s BFA Exhibition, They Don’t Come Around Here No More
    • November 10-14
  • Events
Paula Sarut

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
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