Coming to America:
Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach, 1914 - 1945

October 14, 2017 - January 7, 2018

The sculptures of Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Elie Nadelman and William Zorach embody the vitality and vision of four modern artists who—arriving as immigrants in the United States from the growing turbulence of pre-war Europe—responded to the challenges and excitement of American life with extraordinary creativity.


Rotunda Projects:
Lisa Hoke

October 25, 2017 - June 2018

Using recycled materials, including plastic cups, cardboard boxes, paper flyers, drink cartons and molded Styrofoam, contemporary artist Lisa Hoke constructs dazzlingly colorful and richly textural abstract installations.

 


Black Resistance:
Ernest C. Withers and the Civil Rights Movement

Februrary 3 - August 19, 2018

Beginning in the 1950s, Ernest Withers (1922-2007) photographed Black resistance in Memphis—from pickets and sit-ins to court room scenes. Although including earlier protests, this exhibition focuses on and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the events from March 27 through April 8, 1968.