DINE: Enjoy the Sunshine on the Brooks Terrace!

Take your favorite lady to lunch on Mother's Day and enjoy a special brunch menu selected just for her! Make reservations today, because these chairs won't be empty for long! Mother’s Day Buffet Sunday, May 9 | 11 am – 2:30 pm For reservations call 901-544-6225 Download our regular lunch menu here! Lunch : Wednesday-Friday 11am-2:30pm Brunch : Saturday & Sunday 11am-2:30pm Dinner: Thursday 5pm-9pm Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Monday, April 26, 2010
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Brooks Uncorked: Photos!

The Brooks welcomed over 500 guests and celebrated our first-ever sell-out Brooks Uncorked fundraiser! Thank you to all of our volunteers and guests who came out and represented the museum! Come support the arts with live music, silent and live auctions, and great food at the Patrons Dinner on May 7th and the Grand Auction on May 8th! Check out more photos from this event on our Flickr. Check out the official Art of Good Taste website and reserve your tickets today! Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Monday, April 26, 2010
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Exhibitions: An Intern's Perspective;Part Two

Learn more about Matthew Tamason here! With the Gallery Management course, our principal assignment was to curate an art show at a location in Memphis. My classmate and I partnered up and, after months of preparation, put together Break Me Up; Build Me Down, an art show consisting of three young artists in a space on South Main. Having a limited budget for the show, we managed to find a space for free and spend our money mostly on hanging supplies and food/drinks for the event.... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Friday, April 23, 2010
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Exhibitions: An Intern's Perspective; Part One

Meet Matthew Tamason, Intern for the Office of the Registrar and a blossoming Rhodes scholar. Hear his experience and how he made it to where he is today [caption id="attachment_1931" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption=" My partner Virginia and I hanging up Emily Stout’s Mermaids – a piece with five, life-size “rioting” mermaids made of charcoaled paper and quilted fabric."] [/caption] The arts have always played a role in my life, but the amplitude of this role... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Monday, April 19, 2010
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Remembering Rev. L.O. Taylor

Four years ago, I was working as a freelance journalist when I penned this story for the Memphis Flyer about Memphis' tradition of African American photographers. Now I'm working at the Brooks, which, in February 2006, exhibited Pictures From Home: Six African-American Studio Photographers in the South, 1900-1950 , one of the shows I wrote about. The exhibition included the work of Rev. L.O. Taylor, a self-taught photographer, Baptist preacher, candymaker, and appliance... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Friday, April 9, 2010
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The Brooks' Grants Manager Bob Arnold, In His Spare Time

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at Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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