On View

Christian Siriano: People Are People

Christian Siriano: People Are People honors famed American designer Christian Siriano’s electrifying contributions to fashion. Drawn from his extensive archive, the exhibition features bold creations from Siriano’s fifteen year career that celebrate self-expression for everyone.

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Christian Siriano prepping his 2019 Met Gala look for Janelle Monáe, Christian Siriano: People Are People, 2021, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia

On View

Summer Art Garden: Creatures of Paradise

Bask in the summer air on the museum’s plaza surrounded by vibrant and whimsical creatures at our second annual Summer Art Garden! This year’s featured artist is the Memphis-based duo Banana Plastik with their installation Creatures of Paradise, where monstrous bugs and tiny Thumbelinas relax in a fantasy landscape.

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On View

Thomas Jackson: Chaotic Equilibrium

Pennsylvania-based artist Thomas Jackson (b. 1971; Philadelphia) harnesses the wind and lightweight fabrics to create ethereal works of art that blur the boundaries between landscape photography, sculpture, and kinetic art.

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Thomas Jackson: Chaotic Equilibrium. Photo Credit, Lucy Garrett

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Open in Overton Park

The Brooks is Memphis' art museum. Until we move Downtown, we're OPEN in Overton Park. Come explore your museum and its 29 galleries, two art classrooms, print study room, research library, and professional auditorium.

About the Brooks


Christmas Eve


Christmas Day


New Year's Day


Monday + Tuesday



10a – 8p


10a – 4p


10a – 4p


10a – 5p


11a - 5p

Every Saturday, Memphis' art museum is FREE from 10a - 12p!

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The Courage to Create: Brandice Daniel in Conversation with Carmeon Hamilton

June 14, 2024
5:30 - 7:30p

Brandice Daniel, founder and CEO of Harlem Fashion Row and trustee of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, will be in conversation with local design icon Carmeon Hamilton in conjunction with 'Christian Siriano: People are People.'

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Jazz Saturdays

June 15, 2024
Noon - 2p

In partnership with Memphis Jazz Workshop- every third Saturday of the month enjoy good jazz and great times in the galleries at your art museum. Join us from noon - 2p for an experience the whole family will enjoy.

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Summer Sundays: Plant Swap & Sale

June 23, 2024
12 - 2p

🌱Swap, Add, or Purge! At this Summer Sundays: Art Garden Plant Swap & Sale, you can have the plant family you've always wanted!

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'Chinatown' 50th Anniversary Screening

June 23, 2024
2 - 4p

Join us for this screening on Wednesday June 16 at 6p in the Auditorium.

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MVP3 Presents 'Let's Come Together' Unplugged with Billy Falcon

June 26, 2024
6 - 8p

Coming to your art museum June 26th, this is a performance you do not want to miss!

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"I made this jar for Cash": The Long History of Ceramics

June 26, 2024
6 - 7p

Join us for this lecture in the auditorium, with Gerald Ward, on June 26th at 6p.

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Education at the Brooks Museum

At the Brooks, we believe art is a unifying force. We see how art inspires creativity, dialogue, and communal spirit. That is why we strive to make art accessible to the whole community, in and outside the museum.

The Brooks Museum in Overton Park


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Unlimited free museum admission
Invitations to exclusive opening receptions
Free admission to select Art Open Late events
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