Programs for Adults

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art connects adults with art and inspires creativity through innovative programs like figure drawing, teacher workshops and much more.

2nd Wednesday & 3rd Saturday of every month

Figure Drawing

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. Led by a local artist, sessions will include either a nude or clothed model, giving artists the opportunity to practice drawing both.

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Iris Collective in the Galleries

This series redefines the live music experience as the musical selections are inspired by the art environments in which they are performed.

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Adults 55 & better

Inspired Aging

Inspired Aging is a free multi-session studio art course for adults who are 55 and better seeking creative exploration in a social group setting.

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All year long

Art Talks & Guided Tours

Are you interested in learning more about the art you see here at Memphis' art museum? 

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September 2024 - December 2024

Docent Training

We need you to join our volunteer team of fun, inquisitive, and enthusiastic docents. All you need is a love of art, a commitment to volunteering, and a desire to learn. The new docent training program begins this September. 

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Starts September 2023

Art History Lectures

Take your appreciation for art history and the broader visual culture around art design to the next level through the Brooks Museum’s art history lectures. 

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2-4pm on Sunday | Every other month

Seasonal Blooms of Memphis: Floral Arranging Workshop with Midtown Bramble and Bloom

Join us for an enchanting floral arranging workshop celebrating a wide variety of seasonal blooms every other month.

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Every Thursday evening

Sounds of Memphis

Join us for live music at your art museum! Each week we host different Memphis music group to showcase the wonderful sounds of our city.

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