• Sunday Brunch

    Dec 17th, 2017
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Dec 21st, 2017
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Dec 24th, 2017
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Dec 28th, 2017
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Dec 31st, 2017
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Sketch from Sculpture

    Jan 3rd, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Memphis Brooks Museum of Art | Free.

    Drop-in and sketch!

    Draw inspiration from figurative sculpture temporarily on view in our special exhibition galleries.

    All ranges of drawing experience are welcome, including visitors who are picking up a sketchbook for the first time. Drawing instructor, Sunny Montgomery, will be on-site to provide relaxed, supportive insights on drawing technique.

    Drawing materials are provided. This is a free event, no reservation required.


    Elie Nadelman, United States, born Poland, 1882 – 1946, Two Standing Nudes, circa 1907-1908, Ink, wash, and graphite on paper, 13 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, 1983.172 © Estate of Elie Nadelman.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Jan 4th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Jan 7th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Jan 11th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Jan 14th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Jan 18th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Jan 21st, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Jan 25th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Jan 28th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Feb 1st, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Member Opening: Black Resistance

    Feb 2nd, 2018
    5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Free to Brooks Membership.

    Join us for a special panel discussion, hosted in partnership with The Collective (The CLVT), that will inspire you with the stories left in legacy by the photographs of Ernest Withers. Panelists include participants that heroically participated in strikes and sit-ins, along with children and grandchildren of those memorialized in the images who will share their personal stories of resistance.

    The evening’s discussion will be introduced by Rosalind Withers, President and Board Chairman of the Withers Collection Museum and the only daughter of Dorothy and Ernest Withers.


    In partnership with The Collective (The CLTV)


    Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 – 2007, In Front of Clayborn Temple, Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, March 28, 1968, Gelatin silver print, printed from original negative in 1999, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art purchase with funds provided by Ernest and Dorothy Withers, Panopticon Gallery, Inc., Waltham, MA, Landon and Carol Butler, The Deupree Family Foundation, and The Turley Foundation  2005.3.32 © Withers Family Trust

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Feb 4th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Film: A person is more important than anything

    Feb 7th, 2018
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Memphis Brooks Museum of Art | Free.

    A person is more important than anything else…, is driven by the cadence and intonation of James Baldwin’s voice, for Baldwin was also an orator whose delivery was almost as forceful as his ideas.

    Artist Hank Willis Thomas weaves various audio, images, and video together including news clips, speeches, and interviews, in a fluid-moving, digital stream of consciousness that connects Baldwin’s 20th century discourse with the concerns and urgencies of the 21st, highlighting issues of race, gender, class and sexuality.

    Commissioned in 2014 by NY Live Arts for the Year of James Baldwin, this multi-channel installation brings history to the fore, inspiring us to re-imagine our relationship to the contemporary moment.

    Hank Willis Thomas | USA | 2014 |  29 minutes

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Feb 8th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Feb 11th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Homeschool Day: The Power of Photography

    Feb 15th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Memphis Brooks Museum of Art | Free.

    This Homeschool Day session will focus on the photography of Ernest C. Withers currently on view in the exhibition, Black Resistance. Students will learn how Withers used his photographs to capture the moment, as well as the action, of the National Civil Rights Movement.

    During our Homeschool Days, families can choose from a variety of activities: scavenger hunts, self-guided tours, a drop-in art-making activity, and docent-led tours at 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

    The theme for Spring 2018 is Action, Motion, Timing.


    Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 – 2007, Martin Luther King, Jr. - Speech on Evening Before the Last March, Mason Temple, March 27, 1968, Gelatin silver print, printed from original negative in 1999, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art purchase with funds provided by Ernest and Dorothy Withers, Panopticon Gallery, Inc., Waltham, MA, Landon and Carol Butler, The Deupree Family Foundation, and The Turley Foundation  2005.3.39 © Withers Family Trust

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Feb 15th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Feb 18th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Café Conversations: Black Resistance

    Feb 21st, 2018
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Memphis Brooks Museum of Art | Free.

    This special Café Conversation, programmed by The Collective (The CLTV), will inspire thought, action, and change.

    The event will begin with poetry from two of The CLTV’s own brilliant poets, presented in response to two Withers photographs on exhibition. Participants then move to the Café Conversation where the moderator will talk through three to four issues facing the Black community in Memphis. The participants will break into small groups, and each group will be assigned one of the issues discussed to create short, mid, and long-term responses to their issue. The evening will end with an informal presentation of their findings.


    In partnership with The Collective (The CLTV)


    Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 – 2007, Coretta Scott King and Mourners, Main Street, Memphis, April 8, 1968, Gelatin silver print, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art purchase; funds provided by Sara and Kevin Adams, Deupree Family Foundation, Henry and Lynne Turley, Kaywin Feldman and Jim Lutz, and Marina Pacini and David McCarthy  2006.31.135 © Withers Family Trust

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Feb 22nd, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Feb 25th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Mar 1st, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Mar 4th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Mar 8th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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  • Sunday Brunch

    Mar 11th, 2018
    11:00am - 4:00pm
    Café Brooks by Paradox, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

    Treat yourself to Sunday Brunch at Cafe Brooks by Paradox from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. every Sunday.

    Experience the unique and creative menu, especially created for the museum. Cafe Brooks has also just launched a new kids menu! Click here to learn more.

    Members of the Brooks Museum receive a 10% discount. Just show your membership card when ordering.
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    Photography by Jay Adkins Photography.

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  • Yoga Thursdays

    Mar 15th, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Pay what it's worth.

    Misti Rae Holton leads a vinyasa yoga class in our breathtaking Schilling Gallery every Thursday.

    Bring your own mat and a towel or small blanket.

    Due to the proximity of art, no water allowed. Limited class size.

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