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Press Release 9-10-08: Openings, Closings, and Events

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

Atlanta, GA

The Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Big Shots: Andy Warhol’s Polaroid Portraits
    • Opened August 30

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia College & State University Museum

  • Solo Exhibition featuring the works of Frances de La Rosa
    • Closes Sept. 12!!!!
  • Events

Augusta , GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Realist Paintings by Bryan LeBoeuf
    • Closes September 28
  • Landscape of Slavery:
    The Plantation in American Art
    • Opened August 23-October 19
  • Events

Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum

Yeiser Art Center

  • PostSecret
    • Sept. 20

Louisville, KY

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Launchings
    • Opened August 22 - October 4

Lexington, KY

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

  • Breaking Tradition, Forging Ahead: WPA Prints from the Collection
    • Closes Sept. 15!!!!
  • Master Works by Kentucky Painters: 1819-1935
    • Opens Sept. 14 ­ November 30

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • The Baroque World of
    Fernando Botero
    • Closes September 21
  • Events

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

  • Louisiana: Photographs by Stuart Klipper
    Southern Masters Series: Robert Tannen "Stardust: Obects, Ideas and Proposals"
    • Closes Sept. 21
  • Fundamental Abstraction:
    Paintings by Tom Young
    Southeast College Art Conference Exhibition
    • Through Sept. 28

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • Metal and Mixed Media Exhibit
    • Tuesday, Sept. 23
  • Events

Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O'Keefe Art Museum

  • Our Heroes: Firemen in a Ravaged World
    Photographs from the first days after Hurricane Katrina by Lauren Byrd
    • Closes Sept. 11!!!!
  • George Ohr’s National Challenge: The Juried Exhibition
    • Opens Sept. 19 - Nov. 7

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Let It Pour/Pitchers from the
    James Goode Collection
    • Closes Sunday, September 14!!!!
    • Holden Community Gallery
  • Pleasant Journeys and Good Eats Along the Way: A Retrospective of Paintings by John Baeder
    • Through Sunday, October 26
    • Appleby Foundation Gallery
  • Expectant Gaze
    • Through 2008
    • 2nd Floor Galleries
  • Events

Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville Museum of Art

  • Sense of Place,
    • September 13 - November 2
  • Events

Wimington, NC

Cameron Art Museum

  • ROBERT DELFORD BROWN: Meat, Maps and Militant Metaphysics
    • Through September 28
  • Bob Trotman: Business as Usual
    • Through October 12
  • Art and Social Conscience: HOLOCAUST
    • Through October 19
  • Bearden to Ruscha: Contemporary Art from the North Carolina Museum of Art
    • Through May 24, 2009

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Dale Chihuly: Seaforms
    • Opened September 5 – November 30

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing
  • Grass Roots:
    African Origins of an American Art
    • Opened August 29 - November 30

Memphis, TN:

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

  • Photographs from the Memphis World, 1949-1964
    • Opened August 23 - January 5, 2009
  • A Genesis: Fifteen Poems and Etchings
    • Through November 30
  • Children's Museum of Memphis
    • Event
      • Emergency Preparedness Day
    • Curious George: Let’s Get Curious
      • Closes Sept. 28

    Clarksville, TN

    Customs House Museum

    • Civil War: Hoofbeats in the Heartland
      • Closes September 14th!!!!
    • Time Made Real: The Carvings of Tim Lewis
      • Through October 31

    Nashville, TN

    Centennial Art Center

    • Wear Art: TN Textiles, V. 2008
      • September 5 – 26
      • Event
    Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
    Museum of Art
    • A Century on Paper
      • Closes Sept. 21
    • Song Archive Project
      • Closes Sept. 28
    • Artists' Books From Post War to Present
      • Closes Sept. 28
    • William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
      • Through January 4, 2009
    • The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation
      Collection of Faberge
      • Ongoing
    Frist Center for the Visual Arts
    • Color as Field: American Painting, 1950-1975
      • Closes Sept. 21
      • Ingram Gallery
    • Shades of Gray: Four Artists of the Southeast
      • Closes Sept. 21
      • Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery and Education Gallery
    Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
    Tennessee State University
    • Faculty Biennial
      • Opened Aug 18-Sept 30
      • Event
    The Parthenon
    • The natural Preservation of Form: sculpture by Kath Girdler Engler
      • Opened August 15 - November 1
    • IMMERSION: A KatrinaRoom
      • Opened August 27 - December 13
    Tennessee Art League
    • Nick Long
      • Opened September 6 - October 30
    The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)
    • “Remember the Ladies!” - Women Struggle for an Equal Voice
      • Opened Aug. 11 - Jan. 30, 2009
    • Collection Highlights from the Tennessee State Library and Archives
      • Ongoing at Bicentennial Mall
    The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
    • Line Up, Strip Down, Fade Out Polaroid Photographs and Videos by Andy Warhol, Grant Worth
      • Opened August 28 - Oct. 10

    Sewanee, TN
    University Art Gallery Sewanee:
    The University of the South
    • Greg Pond: Userland[s]
      • Opens August 29 - October 15
      • Event

    Knoxville, TN
    Blount Mansion
    • “Watercolors of Tennessee” - An Art Exhibition by the Knoxville Watercolor Society. 200 W. Hill Ave.
      • September 4-29
      • Blount Mansion Visitors Center
    Emporium Center
    • Works of Mänya Pirkle and Jonathan Pirkle
      • Opened September 5-26
    • Eclectia:
      Works by Charlie Daniel and Jon Gustin"
      • Opened September 5-26

    Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture
    • New York Rises
      • September 2-October 1
      • Events
    Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee
    • NAPOLEON IN EGYPT AND EGYPTOMANIA IN TENNESSEE
      • Opens September 6 - January 18, 2009
    Knoxville Museum of Art
    • Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee’s
      Bend Quilts and Beyond
      • Closes Sept. 21
    • Works from the Morristown Art Association
      • Closes September 15!!!!
    • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
      • Ongoing exhibition
    Ramsey House Plantation
    • 44th Annual Country Market Fall Festival
      • Saturday, Sept. 13th,
        • 10 am - 5 pm
      • Sunday, Sept. 14th
        • 11 am - 4 pm.
      • Continuous live music

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    • Events page for openings, receptions, other museum activities
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