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Press Release 2-20-09: 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.

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

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

Miami, FL

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum–Florida International University

  • Modern Masters from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
    • Closes March 1

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

  • AMERICAN STREAMLINED DESIGN: THE WORLD OF TOMORROW
    • Through May 15
  • Gridnik: Wim Crouwel and Modern Typography
    • Through March 15
  • Events

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams:
    Natural Affinities
    • January 24 ― May 3, 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
  • Nashville Portraits: Photographs by Jim McGuire
    • March 6 through April 26, 2009
  • Events

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Tutankhamun exhibition
    • Through May 17, 2009
  • Wonderful Things: The Harry Burton Photographs and the Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun
    • Through May 17, 2009
  • MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY MASTERS: WORKS ON PAPER HIGHLIGHTS
    • January 24, through May 17
  • 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 (new hours!)

  • 2009 School Block Challenge
    • January 16-March 10
  • Lincoln: Then and Now
    • Through April 17

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • REGIONAL TREASURES:
    A CELEBRATION OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF NORTHWEST KENTUCKY
    • Closes February 28, 2009!!!!
Sugar Chest

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • First Member Artists Exhibition at KMAC
    • Closes February 21!!!!
  • Events

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • DinnerWorks 2009
    • Closes March 1
  • Events
Schmitz
The Speed Art Museum
  • Collecting for Kentucky
    • Extended through April 1
  • American Art at the Speed
    • Through May 2009
  • Events

Lexington, KY

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

  • ROBERT MOTHERWELL AND JASPER JOHNS: Poetic Works As Metaphor
    • Closes March 1, 2009

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries' Special Collections

  • Audubon at Oakley: Louisiana Selections from Birds of America
    • Closes February 28, 2009!!!!
  • The Pathway of Promise: 1500 Years of Religious Texts and Moral Guidebooks
    • Closes 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
New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Style, Form and Function: Glass from the Collection of Jack M. Sawyer
    • Through April 26
  • Evening in Paris
    • Through June 28
  • Photography & Depression
    • Closes March 1
  • Prints: Past & Present
    • Closes March 1
The Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University
  • In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows
    • February 28 - May 31, 2009

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • Small Expressions 2009
    • February 24 through May 2
  • Event
Small Expressions 2009

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O'Keefe Art Museum

  • Native Guard: A Photographic History of Ship Island's African American Regiment
    • Closes February 20!!!!
  • Sculptors of the Mississippi Gulf Coast
    • February 27-April 11
  • Event

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Mapping the Mountains: The
    Photographs of George Masa
    • February 6 through July 5
  • Expectant Gaze
    • Ongoing
    • 2nd Floor Galleries
  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Projects
    Gallery 6
    • Through May 3
  • Events
Umbrellas


Wimington, NC

Cameron Art Museum

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

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Eye to the East: The Turner Collection of Chinese Art
    • December 19, 2008 - May 10, 2009
  • Turner to Cézanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales
    • March 6, 2009 – June 7, 2009
Turner to Cézanne

Memphis, TN

Memphis Brooks Art Museum

  • Hands of Honor: A Collaboration with the Veterans Hospital
    • Through March 8
  • William Hogarth, Master of Satire
    • Through March 15
  • Contempt for the New
    • January 31 – July 5
  • Events

Children's Museum of Memphis

  • Children of Hangzhou: Connecting With China
    • February 8-May 31

The Pink Palace Museum

  • The Scoop on Poop: The Science of What Animals Leave Behind
    • Through May 3, 2009
  • Underground Memphis: Archaeology and the African American Experience
    • Opens February 21 through October 16

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum

  • The Spirit of Light
    Photos by Friends of Photography
    • Closes Feb. 15!!!!
  • Old Friends
    Watercolors by David Redmond
    • Closes Feb. 28!!!!
  • Event
Alisaurus

Nashville, TN

Centennial Art Center

  • Plate Tone Printshop (a print-making cooperative) and Tom Fuhrman – art glass
    • February 6 – March 27
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
  • Medieval Treasures from the
    Cleveland Museum of Art
    • Ingram Gallery
    • Feb. 13–June 7
The Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
  • DIVA DUTCH (film documentary)
    • Closes February 27!!!!

Tennessee Art League

  • The Poston 3 Gallery: Tennessee chapter of American Society of Media Photographers
    • through Feb. 28th!!!!
  • Consider the Source works byNashville Artist Brenda Stein
    • March 7 - April 24
    • Premiere Gallery

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • Harmony Korine: Pigote
    • Closes Feb. 26!!!!

Sewanee, TN

University Art Gallery Sewanee:
The University of the South

  • Lauren Kalman: Gilded Affections
    • Opened February 13 – April 12
Hamlett Dobbins

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Art exhibit by Carrie McNutt
    • Closes February 28!!!!
    • Event
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • The Scholastic Art Awards of 2009
    • Closes February 6-27, 2009!!!!
  • The Scholastic Art Awards of 2009 - Jurors Exhibition
    • Closes February 6-27, 2009!!!!
  • Event
The Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Before and After Katrina: The Photography Collections of the Ogden Museum
    • Closes March 1
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
Frank H. McClung Museum,
University of Tennessee
  • River of Gold: Precolumbian Treasures from Sitio Conte
River of Gold

Gatlinburg, TN

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

  • 14th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
    • Closes February 21!!!!

Slocumb Galleries ETSU
  • David Mazure Schema
    • February 23rd-27th!!!!

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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Art Museum Touring.com
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