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

Plan your visit

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

Hours

Christmas Eve

Closed

Christmas Day

Closed

New Year's Day

Closed

Monday + Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

10a – 4p

Thursday

10a – 8p

Friday

10a – 4p

Saturday

10a – 5p

Sunday

11a - 5p

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

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There are no upcoming events at this time.

Figure Drawing Class - Clothed Model

July 20, 2024
1st and 3rd Saturday of Each Month

Figure Drawing is back by popular demand! Artists of all levels can practice and increase their skills drawing the human form at Memphis' art museum.

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'Christian Siriano: People Are People' Inspired Pattern Making Workshop with Jayla Slater

July 25, 2024
5:30 - 7:30p

Join us for a hands-on fashion workshop and explore fashion as a designer, led by teaching artist Jayla Slater!

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Figure Drawing Class - Nude Model

July 25, 2024
2nd and 4th Thursday of Each Month

Figure Drawing is back by popular demand! Artists of all levels can practice and increase their skills drawing the human form at Memphis' art museum.

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Sounds of Memphis: MadameFraankie presented by Overton Park Shell

July 25, 2024
6 - 8p

Join us in the Summer Art Garden at 6:00p!

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Figure Drawing Class - Long Pose

July 28, 2024
4th Sunday of Each Month

Figure Drawing is back by popular demand! Artists of all levels can practice and increase their skills drawing the human form at Memphis' art museum.

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A Fashion History Tour of 'Christian Siriano: People Are People' with Ali Bush

August 1, 2024
6 - 7p

Calling all fashion enthusiasts and history lovers! Join us for an inside look at how fashion history informs contemporary designers like Christian Siriano from Ali Bush’s point of view, in the 'Christian Siriano: People Are People' exhibition on August 1.

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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

Membership

Become a member and get more out of your Brooks experience.

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