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Press Release 4-08-09: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders (once a month listings for longer running exhibitions that are not closing soon)

For any of you traveling to see the Masters this weekend, make time to visit Augusta's Morris Museum of Art!


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

  • American Poets by Jack R. Smith
    • Through April 19
  • Portrait of a Lady: Selections from the Permanent Collection
    • Through August 30
  • Studio Art Biennial (Exhibition of Faculty Art)
    • April 3 - August 30

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University

  • AMERICAN STREAMLINED DESIGN: THE WORLD OF TOMORROW
    • Through May 15
  • MOUTON ROTHSCHILD: PAINTINGS FOR THE LABELS
    • Through April 19
  • Events
MOUTON ROTHSCHILD: PAINTINGS FOR THE LABELS

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
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 - April 26
Nashville Portraits: Photographs by Jim McGuire

Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum (new hours!)

  • Lincoln: Then and Now
    • Through April 17
  • Burgoyne Surrounded Quilts
    • March 13 - May 19
  • Events

Burgoyne Surrounded Quilts

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Anissa R. Lewis - Drawings and paintings by Covington KY artist
    • March 17- April 12
  • Coming into Tibet
    • March 21 - April 12
  • 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

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Contents Under Pressure: Bottled in Louisville
    • March 13- April 14
  • Event
Contents Under Pressure: Bottled in Louisville
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
Label

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
Map

New Orleans, LA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

  • Ogden Past, Present and Future: Selections from the Permanent Collection and New Acquisitions
    • Through April 15
  • The World in Color: Photographs by Jorge Otero
    • Through April 15
  • Jack Stewart: From Atlanta to New York – A Life Survey A look at the career
    • Through April 15
  • Charleston Renaissance
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Ogden Past, Present and Future: Selections from the Permanent Collection and New Acquisitions
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

  • The Works of Dennis Draughon, Editorial Cartoonist
    • Closes April 12!!!!
  • Andy Warhol's works from the Cochran Collection at the Festival Park Plaza Building
    • April 24 - May 2
  • Events
Editorial Cartoonist
Wilmington

The Cameron Art Museum

  • Bearden to Ruscha: Contemporary Art from the North Carolina Museum of Art
    • Through May 17
  • Quiet Spirit, Skillful Hand: The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton
    • Closes April 12!!!!
  • Bob DeYoung: installation {phantasm}
    • Through 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
    • Through 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
Pollock
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
    • Event
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
Hyphen
The Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
  • ANNUAL ART STUDENT EXHIBITION
    • Closes APRIL 9!!!!
    • Event

Tennessee Art League

  • Consider the Source works by Nashville Artist Brenda Stein
    • March 7 - 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
  • Event
Plein-air Paintings of the Tennessee’s State Capitol
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • The Printed Page: Selections from the Anna C. Hoyt Collection
    • March 12 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
    • Through April 28
Through the Vision of Children

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Two Together:
    The Art of Kate and Roy McCullough
    • April 1-28
The Art of Kate and Roy McCullough
The Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Group I Master of Fine Arts candidates in Painting
    • April 3-9
  • 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)
    • April 13-23
  • Event
62nd Annual Student Art Competition
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Josh Simpson:
    A Visionary Journey in Glass
    • Through 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

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

Gatlinburg

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

  • Spring Faculty Exhibition
    • Closes April 11!!!!
  • Jerry Drown Turned Wood Collection Wood Studio Gallery
    • Ongoing
Spring Faculty Exhibition

Johnson City, TN

ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum

  • Keeping an Eye on Things by artist, Suzanne Stryk
    • Closes April 12!!!!
  • Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction
    • Through May 17
Keeping an Eye on Things

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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