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Press Release 9-3-08: 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

  • Steffen Thomas: Small Paintings-
    Powerful Figures
    • Closing Sept. 6!!!!
  • Solo Exhibition featuring the works of Frances de La Rosa
    • Opened Aug. 14
  • Events

Augusta , GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Realist Paintings by Bryan LeBoeuf
    • Opened July 26 - September 28
  • Landscape of Slavery:
    The Plantation in American Art
    • Opened August 23-October 19
  • Events

Paducah, KY

National Quilt Museum


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
    • Sept. 14­November 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

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
    • Opened Aug. 29-Sept. 11

Asheville, NC

Asheville Art Museum

  • Let It Pour/Pitchers from the
    James Goode Collection
    • Through 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

  • Forsaken: Edifice and Landscape
    • Closes Sept. 7!!!!
  • 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
    • Opens 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
  • Around Tennessee, 1820-1920
    • Closes September 7!!!!
  • A Genesis: Fifteen Poems and Etchings
    • Through November 30
  • The Prints of Andy Warhol
    (From A to B and Back Again)
    • Closes September 7!!!!
Pink Palace Museum
  • Treasure!
    • Closes September 7!!!!
    • Bodine Hall
  • In Spite of Race,
    The Robert R. Church Family of Memphis
    • Through October 26

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
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
    • Opens September 6 - October 30
    • Event
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
    • Event: opening reception

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
    • Event
Emporium Center
  • Works of Mänya Pirkle and Jonathan Pirkle
    • Opens September 5-26
  • Eclectia:
    Works by Charlie Daniel and Jon Gustin"
    • Opens September 5-26
  • Event

Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee
  • NAPOLEON IN EGYPT AND EGYPTOMANIA IN TENNESSEE
    • Opens September 6 - January 18, 2009
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

Johnson City, TN
ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum
  • “The Scoop on Poop: The Science of What Animals Leave Behind”
    • Closes Sept. 7!!!!
Slocumb Galleries ETSU
  • Frolic: Humor and Mischief in New Taiwanese Art
    • Closes September 5!!!!

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
tom@artmuseumtouring.com

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