2017 Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards

January 28, 2017 - February 26, 2017

The Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards is an annual juried student exhibition presented by the Brooks and Brooks Museum League. As an affiliate of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards honors exemplary art by students in seventh through 12th grades.



Rotunda Projects:
Nnenna Okore

November 16, 2016 - April 2, 2017

Nnenna Okore (b.1975) is the second artist selected for the Rotunda Projects series. Working with burlap, she fashions abstract objects inspired by textures, colors, and landscapes from her immediate environment.



Selections from William Eggleston's Portfolios

On view through March 19, 2017

The photographs come out of two of William Eggleston’s large portfolios in the museum’s collection, Eggleston’s Egypt and The Louisiana Project.

Creating Connections Through Art Therapy

December 10, 2016 – March 26, 2017

This exhibition is a result of artwork created by art therapy participants and students who learned about building connections and enhancing self-expression through art therapy groups.

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.

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.