Veda Reed: Day into Night

June 18, 2016 - September 4, 2016

This influential Memphis artist is represented by 28 paintings spanning 1956 to 2016. The emphasis is on her recent luminous paintings of night skies populated with moons, clouds, and shimmering light. These poetic images represent what the artist herself feels are the zenith of her career.



Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars

May 26, 2016 - September 4, 2016

This exhibition showcases Moroccan-born, UK-based art Hassan Hajjaj and the eclectic group of nine musicians from around the world whom the artist sees as his own personal “rock stars.”




Rotunda Projects:

Yinka Shonibare MBE

May 7, 2016 - November 6, 2016

The inaugural exhibition for Rotunda Projects comprises four figures from Yinka Shonibare MBE’s series Rage of the Ballet Gods. The figures will be on view in the museum’s rotunda from May 7 to Nov. 6, 2016, as part of the museum’s year-long centennial celebration. 



Create. Imagine. Explore

June 29, 2016 – December 4, 2016

This sculpture exhibition drawing from the museum’s permanent collection is all about creativity, communication, connections, and curiosity.

Buggin & Shruggin: A Glitched History of Gaming Culture

On view beginning June 20, 2015

What happens when you offer a talented, visionary muralist over 981 square feet of blank white walls, as much paint as he needs, and the request that he paint anything he wants about video games? You get Michael Roy’s Buggin & Shruggin: A Glitched History of Gaming Culture.

Cats and Quotes

January 15, 2015 – December 30, 2016

This exhibition features felines from a variety of periods, offering a wonderful chance to see how different artists have depicted cats and their varied relationships with human beings over time.