Brooks Outside:

January 18 - January 29, 2017

Intrude, one of the most highly acclaimed major public art installations in the world is coming to the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in January 2017. The spectacle-sized work consists of five giant illuminated rabbits - the largest of which is over 23 feet tall. This imaginative and joyful piece was created by Australian artist Amanda Parer in 2014 and has since been seen on four continents, in over 50 cities by over a million people!

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.



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.