Art Museum
Press Release 4-16-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders (once a month listings for longer running exhibitions that are not closing in the next couple of weeks.)

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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
    • Closes April 19!!!!
  • YAM: Exhibition for Youth Art Month
    • Closes April 26
  • Looking at the Collection: Whimsy in 3-D
    • Through May 31, 2009
  • Looking at the Collection: Buccellati Highlights
    • Through November 2009

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • American Poets by Jack R. Smith
    • Closes April 19!!!!
  • Portrait of a Lady: Selections from the Permanent Collection
    • Through August 30
  • Studio Art Biennial (Exhibition of Faculty Art)
    • Through August 30

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

    • Through May 15
    • Closes April 19!!!!
  • Events

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams:
    Natural Affinities
    • Through May 3
  • Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism
    • Through May 10

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
    • January 24, through May 17
  • Events
Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

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

Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum (new hours!)

  • Lincoln: Then and Now
    • Closes April 17!!!!
  • Burgoyne Surrounded Quilts
    • March 13 - May 19
  • New Winds from Asia
    • April 10 - July 7
  • Events
Burgoyne Surrounded Quilts

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Fantastic Fibers
    • Opens April 19
  • Events
Coming into Tibet

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Gig Posters: The Art of Contemporary Music
    • March 6 - May 16
  • Kentucky Artist Series: Brook Forrest White, Jr.
    • April 4 - May 23
  • Event
Gig Posters: The Art of Contemporary Music
The Speed Art Museum
  • American Art at the Speed
    • Through May 2009
  • The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States
    • March 22 to May 17
  • Events
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States

Lexington, KY

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

  • EXCAVATING EGYPT: Great Discoveries from the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London
    • March 22 – June 14
Discoveries from the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London

Paris, KY

Hopewell Museum

  • The Birthplace of Bourbon: A Whiskey, A Heritage, and an Industry
    • Through May 22

Baton Rouge, LA

Hill Memorial Library LSU Libraries' Special Collections

  • 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

  • 2009 North Carolina Living Treasures: Ceramics by Cynthia Bringle and Norm Schulman
    • Through April 30
  • Charleston Renaissance
    • Ongoing
  • Events
2009 North Carolina Living Treasure
The Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University
  • In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows
    • February 28 - May 31, 2009
  • Events
Tiffany Stained Glass Windows

Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville Museum of Art

  • Andy Warhol's works from the Cochran Collection at the Festival Park Plaza Building
    • April 24 - May 2
  • Events
Editorial Cartoonist

The Cameron Art Museum

  • Bearden to Ruscha: Contemporary Art from the North Carolina Museum of Art
    • Through May 17
  • Bob DeYoung: installation {phantasm}
    • Closes April 26
Clare Leighton

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • Prop Master: An Installation by Juan Logan and Susan Harbage Page
    • April 3 - July 19
  • Jeff Whetstone: Post-Pleistocene
    • April 3 - July 19
  • The Printmaking Process
    • Closes April 26
    • Explore Gallery
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing
Prop Master

Memphis, TN

Memphis Brooks Art Museum

  • Contempt for the New
    • Through July 5
  • Pieced and Patterned: Southern Quilts, 1840-1940
    • Through May 17
  • William Christenberry: Signs
    • Through June 21
  • Events
The Pink Palace Museum
  • The Scoop on Poop: The Science of What Animals Leave Behind
    • Through May 3
  • Underground Memphis: Archaeology and the African American Experience
    • Through October 16
  • Event

Nashville, TN

Centennial Art Center

  • The Nashville Calligraphers’ Guild – Members’ Exhibit
    & Sculpture by Ron Olson
    • April 3 – May 29
Plate Tone Printshop
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
Tennessee Abstract Painters
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
  • Paint Made Flesh
    • Paint Made Flesh
    • Through May 10
  • Medieval Treasures from the
    Cleveland Museum of Art
    • Through June 7
    • Ingram Gallery
The Parthenon
  • Nancy Hellebrand: Air, Earth, and Water
    • Closes April 18!!!!

Tennessee Art League

  • Consider the Source works by Nashville Artist Brenda Stein
    • Closes April 24!!!!
    • Premiere Gallery
  • Event
Juried members exhibit
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
Family Business
Tennessee State Museum
  • Plein-air Paintings of the Tennessee’s State Capitol
    • April 1 - May 17
  • The People’s House: A Temple of Democracy
    • April 1 - May 17
Plein-air Paintings of the Tennessee’s State Capitol
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • The Printed Page: Selections from the Anna C. Hoyt Collection
    • Through May 8, 2009
The Printed Page

Oak Ridge, TN

Oak Ridge Art Center

  • From the Collection
From the Collection
Children's Museum of Oak Ridge
  • Through the Vision of Children
    • Closes April 28
Through the Vision of Children

Norris, TN

Museum of Appalachia

  • Sheep Shearing Day
    Demonstrations on spinning and quilting
    • April 17

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Two Together:
    The Art of Kate and Roy McCullough
    • Closes April 1-28
The Art of Kate and Roy McCullough
The Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Three concurrent MFA thesis exhibitions from Featured will be works by the following Master of Fine Arts candidates:
    Jamie Alonzo (Ceramics)
    Robmat Butler (Sculpture)
    Lakesha Moore (Painting)
    • Closes 23
62nd Annual Student Art Competition
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Josh Simpson:
    A Visionary Journey in Glass
    • Closes April 19!!!!
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing
  • Arms, Legs, Feet, Heart & Soul: The Cumberland Furniture Guild
    • Opens April 21 - August 9
  • Events

Read Sherrie's blog about the KMA exhibitions

The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • Ceramics Department of UT's School of Art
    • Closes April 3-24!!!!
  • Top 40 Exhibition
    • Closes April 3-24!!!!
Fritz Massaquoi
Girl Scout Museum
  • The Girl Scout Museum reopens!

Johnson City, TN

ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum

  • Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction
    • Through May 17

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

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