This is What "Soulful" Means

Harding Academy junior Anna Rogers won a Silver Key for photography in this year's Mid-South Scholastic Exhibition.  The awards ceremony is Saturday, February 1st, starting at 11 am.   Anna Rogers, Soulful, Harding Academy, Silver Key Award, Photography Art has always been a hobby of mine. In elementary school if I wasn't getting in trouble for talking during class, I would get in trouble for doodling. I received my first digital camera when I was in the fifth... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Friday, January 31, 2014
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Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards

Elesha Newberry, Associate Director of Education at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, shares her thoughts on the Mid-South Scholastic Art Exhibition. Esme Perkins, I Can Feel A Difference, White Station High School, winner of the Painting Award, Senior Division The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Brooks Museum League are proud to present the 49th Annual Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards, open through February 23rd at the museum. This competition, open to all 7-12... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Saturday, January 25, 2014
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Facing Change: Art Therapy Access Program

Facing Change: Art Therapy  is the culmination of a year’s worth of art therapy collaborations at 4 partner sites around the city. Karen Peacock and Sarah Hamil are the two art therapists who have worked with the participants to provide a meaningful outlet of self-expression.  The resulting exhibition consists of 70 masks that represent each participant. Art therapist Karen Peacock shares some thoughts and details, below: In 2013, four community... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Friday, January 17, 2014
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2013: A Year In Art

This makes an awful lot of the Brooks' 'B' on the page right now... As a tidy lens of sorts, the Brooks looks back on 2013 with the  Brooks Calendar  at hand. This reinvented bimonthly museum guide debuted a little over a year ago with a lamp from  The Brilliance of Tiffany: Lamps From The Neustadt Collection  on its cover, an exhibition that lit Brooks’ galleries as 2012 turned 2013. Although these lamps were originally products of America’s Gilded Age, the... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Monday, January 13, 2014
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