Year-end message from the Brooks

As 2017 comes to a close, we are focused on the future – for Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and for our entire community. This has been one of the most significant seasons in the Brooks’ 101-year history. For decades, we have been grappling with many troublesome issues in our current facilities, and earlier this year, we took action. Our decisions were driven by a single question: how can we best serve our patrons and visitors from around the world, the many world-class artists... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Monday, December 18, 2017
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Holiday gift ideas from the Brooks

If you’re still searching for those last few holiday gifts, consider these thoughtful gifts that support Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the arts in Tennessee. Brooks Museum Gift Membership There’s no better gift for the arts lover in your life than a Brooks Museum membership. Current Brooks members receive a $10 discount on gift memberships. New this year, every gift membership (purchased in-person at the Brooks) includes a poster of Carroll Cloar's popular... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Enter the Brooks African-Print Design Challenge!

In celebration of our upcoming exhibition, African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style , the Brooks is partnering with Spoonflower to hold a two-part African-Print Design Challenge that incorporates the repeating design style of African print. Above: Inge van Lierop, designer (b. the Netherlands), Vlisco, the Netherlands, Dress, “Hommage à L’Art” collection, 2013, Vlisco wax print, Courtesy Vlisco Museum, Foundation Pieter Fentener van... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, December 8, 2017
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