100 Gifts for 100 Years

June 3 – August 27, 2017

Exhibition Overview

Lino Tagliapetra, Mandara, 2005,
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

In commemoration of the museum's centennial, Brooks' dedicated, generous patrons and supporter have given the museum more than 100 spectacular works of art. Ranging from ancient coins to contemporary glass, from paintings to quilts, these gifts will be on display in glorious profusion. Unwrapped! 100 Gifts for 100 Years celebrates the museum’s first century, while setting the stage for the next century of engaging, enriching and inspiring art.

Lino Tagliapietra, Italian, born in 1934, Mandara, 2005, Glass, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; Gift of Buzzy Hussey and Dr. Hal Brunt, 100 Gifts for 100 Years, 1916-2016, PA.2016.75.