Brooks update about our plans for the future

Dear Brooks Friends,   As we shared with you last month, the Board of Directors of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art has known for more than two decades that significant parts of our current physical plant are inadequate. The portion of the museum that was added in the mid-1970s is a prefabricated building that is not seismically sound, has proven very difficult to keep climate controlled, and does not provide us with enough storage or exhibition space for our ample and growing permanent... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 0 comments
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Tape Art: The Brooks Out in Memphis

Guest blog from the Tape Art Crew, Michael Townsend and Leah Smith. September 13, 2017: The Orpheum Theatre: Lobster Piñata The sponsor requested some public art downtown, so a drawing of a legendary large lobster piñata it is! The pageantry of this piñata unfolds with a line of youths excited to participate in its destruction. As we come upon the scene a young boy has already tasted the sweet victory of candy spilling from the pinatas overhead. The... Read More
Posted by Karen Davis at Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 0 comments
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