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Press Release 3-7-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders (once a month listings for longer running exhibitions that are not closing soon)
New Museum Joins Our Site!

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge
Oak Ridge, TN

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge is organized to offer cultural experiences in the arts and humanities to all ages and backgrounds through the establishment and operation of a youth and family museum. The major emphasis of the Museum shall be the study and appreciation of the visual arts and performing arts and the collection and preservation of cultural artifacts indigenous to the Appalachian region.

Exhibition:

  • Through the Vision of Children
    • March 6 - April 8


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

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Innovation and Change: Ceramics from Arizona State University
    • March 1 - April 19
  • YAM: Exhibition for Youth Art Month
    • March 1 - April 26
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • through November 2009
  • Looking at the Collection:
    Whimsy in 3-D
    • through May 31, 2009
  • Events

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

  • AMERICAN STREAMLINED DESIGN: THE WORLD OF TOMORROW
    • Through May 15
  • Gridnik: Wim Crouwel and Modern Typography
    • Closes 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
    • Closes March 12, 2009!!!!
  • The Seasons of Andalusia by Nancy Marshall
    • Closes March 12, 2009!!!!
  • Events

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Inside/Out: The Private World of Edith Caywood
    • Through April 19
  • Nashville Portraits: Photographs by Jim McGuire
    • March 6 through April 26

Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum (new hours!)

  • 2009 School Block Challenge
    • Closes March 10!!!!
  • Lincoln: Then and Now
    • Through April 17
  • Burgoyne Surrounded Quilts
    • March 13 - May 19

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Gig Posters: The Art of Contemporary Music
    • March 6 - May 16

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Contents Under Pressure: Bottled in Louisville
    • March 13- April 14
  • Event
The Speed Art Museum
  • Collecting for Kentucky
    • Extended through April 1
  • American Art at the Speed
    • Through May 2009
  • Events

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries' Special Collections

  • Audubon at Oakley: Louisiana Selections from Birds of America
    • Extended
  • Mariners, Meridians and Monsters: Exploring the History of Maps in Fact and Fiction
    • March 23 - August 15

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
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
Small Expressions 2009

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O'Keefe Art Museum

  • 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

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
    • Closes March 8!!!!
  • William Hogarth, Master of Satire
    • Through March 15
  • Contempt for the New
    • January 31 – July 5
  • Events

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
    • February 21 through October 16

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum

  • Old Friends
    Watercolors by David Redmond
    • Closes Feb. 28!!!!
  • Event
Alisaurus

Nashville, TN

Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art

  • Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry
    • March 14 - June 14
  • Michael Baggarly: Reverberant Measures
    • March 14 - June 14
  • 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
  • William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
    • Through January 3, 2010
The Parthenon
  • Nancy Hellebrand: Air, Earth, and Water
    • Extended! Through April 18

Tennessee Art League

  • Consider the Source works byNashville Artist Brenda Stein
    • March 7 - April 24
    • Premiere Gallery
The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
  • Family Business:
    How You Find It & How You Keep It
    • March 17-August 27
  • Collection Highlights from the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
    • Ongoing
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • The Printed Page: Selections from the Anna C. Hoyt Collection
    • March 12 through May 8, 2009
  • Event

Oak Ridge, TN

Oak Ridge Art Center

  • Women's Work: Lifelines
    • Closes March 8!!!!

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Two Together:
    The Art of Kate and Roy McCullough
    • March 3-28
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • Bon Voyage: a farewell exhibition of works by Fritz Massaquoi
    • March 6-27
  • The Enigma of Growth
    • March 6-27
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
    • Through April 12
  • Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction
    • January 10- May 17
Our Weakening Web

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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