Recurring Programs

Gallery Talks & Guided Tours

The Brooks Museum is proud to offer art history lectures, artist talks, panel discussions, and conversations with scholars and artists in conjunction with special exhibitions and connected to themes from the permanent collection. We invite both local and national scholars to present their research and ideas to both broaden and enhance our visitors’ knowledge about and understanding of art and art history. Public tours of special exhibitions, led by local experts, help visitors to see the artwork through a unique lens.

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Upcoming Programs


12 Oct


6:00 - 7:00p

Collecting and Community: Dr. Liz Andrews and Bernard Lumpkin

Join us on October 12 at 6p for a lively conversation on collecting art with Dr.Liz Andrews, Executive Director of Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, and Bernard Lumpkin, contemporary art collector, patron, and educator.


11 Nov


2:00 - 3:00p

Gallery Talk with Ziggy Mack & Jamond Bullock

Have you ever wondered what artists think about other artists’ work? Join us for a gallery talk in the Black American Portraits exhibition, led as a conversation between two local artists, Ziggy Mack & Jamond Bullock.


6 Dec


6 - 7p

Gallery Talk with Dr. Earnestine Jenkins

Join us on December 6 at 6p as Dr. Jenkins discusses the ways that race and image intersect in this powerful exhibition, through photography, painting, sculpture, and more.