Red Grooms:
Traveling Correspondent

October 15, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Grooms’s treatment of New York City and Tennessee provides the focus for Red Grooms: Traveling Correspondent. The distinct bodies of work reflect time spent in these radically different environments, specifically those that most define him as a person and an artist.



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. 


Carroll Cloar Gallery

On view beginning September 24, 2016

In honor of Carroll Cloar and to commemorate the museum’s hundredth anniversary, the Brooks Museum created a gallery dedicated to his art.

Selections from William Eggleston's Portfolios

On view through spring of 2017

This exhibition comprises 18 photographs from most of the portfolios in the Brooks Museum’s collection.

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.

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.