Art Museum
Press Release 6-25-08: Openings, Closings, and Events

Openings, Closings, and Events*
Memphis, TN:

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

  • Around Tennessee, 1820-1920
    • Opens July 5 - September 7
  • The Pop Environment
    • Closes July 13
  • Psychedelia: Rock 'n' Roll Posters, 1965 - 1970
    • Opened June 4 - August 2
  • The Prints of Andy Warhol
    (From A to B and Back Again)
    • Opened Saturday June 14 to
      September 7
  • Events
Sugar Chest
Children's Museum of Memphis
  • Events: Family Movie Night
  • Curious George: Let's Get Curious
    • Through September 28
Curious George
Pink Palace Museum
  • Celebrating 100 Years of Service: The Alpha Kappa Alpha Story
    • Closing July 6!!!!
  • Treasure!
    • Through September 7
  • In Spite of Race, The Robert R. Church Family of Memphis
    • Through October 26
Alpha Kappa Alpha

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum

  • Time Made Real: The Carvings of Tim Lewis
    • Opens July 10

Nashville, TN

Belle Meade Plantation

  • Event: "Jazz on the Lawn"
Belle Meade
Centennial Art Center
  • Cumberland Valley TACA (Group exhibit, Tennessee Association of Craft Artists)
    • July 11-31
    • Event: Artists' reception

Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art

  • A Century on Paper
    • Opened Saturday
      June 28 - Sept. 21
  • Temporary Contemporary: Dan Steinhilber
    • Closing July 6!!!!
    • Extended to Sept. 28
  • Song Archive Project
    • through Sept. 28
  • The Matilda Geddings
    Gray Foundation Collection of Faberge
    • Ongoing
  • Event: Tales & Tunes
Frist Museum of Visual Art
  • Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-1975
    • Opened June 20-Sept. 21
    • Ingram Gallery
  • Shades of Gray: Four Artists of the Southeast
    • Opened June 20-Sept. 21
    • Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery and Education Gallery
  • Tiffany by Design: The Neustadt Collection
    • Through Aug. 24
The Hermitage
  • Free admission to The Hermitage Mondays, June 23 through August 25, for children under 18!
    • Must be accompanied by a Tennessee resident adult.
    • No limit to the number of children per adult.
    • July 6
Tennessee State Museum
    • Opens July 13 - August 31
    • Event: Artists' reception
  • A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll
    • Opens July 13 - August 31
    • Event: Book signing July 10
Celery chair

Chattanooga, TN

Hunter Museum of American Art

  • William Morris: Myth, Object and the Animal

Norris, TN

Museum of Appalachia

  • Old Fashioned 4th of July!

Knoxville, TN

Blount Mansion

  • Unfound, a two man show featuring the works of Calvin Chappelle and Ryan Kelley
    • Opened July 1 - 30
    • Event: Artists' reception
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Opened Friday June 27
    • Ongoing exhibition
  • Women of a New Tribe
    • Community Gallery
    • Closes July 6!!!!
  • Size Matters: XS - Recent Small-Scale Paintings
    • Continues until August 24
  • Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee’s Bend Quilts and Beyond
    • Opens July 10

Paducah, KY
The National Quilt Museum
  • Quilt National '07
    • Through August 15
  • Expressions: The Art Quilt,
    • Closes July 8!!!!

Yeiser Art Center

  • Marcus Antonius Jansen
    • Closes July 12th!!!!

Louisville, KY

Lousville Visual Art Center

  • At the Rivers Edge by River City Fiber Artists
    • Opened June 20 - August 9

Savannah, GA

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

Carris Pottery section of Art Museum
* Art Museum daily average increased to over 5,600 pages viewed per day during June.

Check our Events page for openings and receptions and our Exhibitions page to see a list and thumbnail photo of current shows. Check a particular museum's website (available on its page on our site) for all its activities and exhibitions.

Support Your Area Museums! They are economic engines for their communities. And take the time to visit the local galleries in your area. A vibrant art scene contributes to a healthy community.

Tom Carris
Art Museum

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