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Press Release 1-6-10: Openings, Closings, and Events plus Reminders
Newsletter is now so large it can not be sent by email and is built into the site.

There are now museums from twenty-two states on our site!

Museum from KS and 2 from CA Join!
Wichita Art Museum

Wichita Art Museum
Wichita, KS

About the Museum:
As the largest art museum in the state of Kansas, the Wichita Art Museum houses one of the country’s finest collections of American art, spanning three centuries of painting, sculpture, works on paper and decorative arts. Masterpieces by Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Horace Pippin, Edward Hopper and Charles M. Russell are among the nearly 7,000 works in the permanent collection. Additionally, an important and expanding glass collection is a significant component to the overall collection.

Exhibitions:
  • Mrs. Murdock and Friends: Elizabeth Navas and the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum
    • Through October 3, 2010
  • Sensitive and Relevant Images: Mid-Twentieth Century Murdock Collection
    • Through March 28, 2010
  • Our Community Favorites
    • Through the end of November 2010
  • This is My Land: A Photographic Portrait of America by James Yarnell
    • Through March 7, 2010
  • Docents Select
    • Through May 2, 2010
  • Try Some Color, Please!
    • January 10 – April 18
  • American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
    • Opens March 7 through May 30, 2010
  • Events
Mrs. Murdock and Friends: Elizabeth Navas and the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum
Sensitive and Relevant Images: Mid-Twentieth Century Murdock Collection
Our Community Favorites
This is My Land: A Photographic Portrait of America by James Yarnell
Docents Select
American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
Contemporary Jewish Museum

Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco, CA

The Museum and its Mission
Since its founding in 1984, the Contemporary Jewish Museum has engaged audiences of all ages and backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. Throughout its history, the Museum has distinguished itself as a welcoming place where visitors can connect with one another through dialogue and shared experiences with the arts.

Exhibitions:
  • “Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
    • Ongoing
  • StoryCorps StoryBooth
    • Through November 7, 2010
  • There's a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak
    • Closes January 19, 2010!!!!
  • As It Is Written: Project 304,805
    • Through Fall 2010
  • Jews on Vinyl
    And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Our Vinyl
    • Through Spring 2010
“Being Jewish”: A Bay Area Portrait
StoryCorps StoryBooth
There's a Mystery There: Sendak on Sendak
As It Is Written: Project 304,805
Jews on Vinyl
Torrance Art Museum

Torrance Art Museum
Torrance, CA

About TAM

Through its emphasis on contemporary artistic expression in Southern California and globally, the Torrance Art Museum brings together visual artists and community members; fosters personal and civic well being by inspiring understanding and appreciation of the visual arts; promotes meaningful experiences in the arts to strengthen creative and critical thinking skills; and builds bridges between the visual arts and other disciplines in the humanities and sciences.

Exhibitions:
  • The Reflected Gaze - Self Portraiture Today
    • January 16 – February 20
  • FAX
    • January 16 – February 20
  • Event
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Openings, Closings, and Events
See Exhibitions page to see a sample photos of current and upcoming shows.

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Paintings from the Reign of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection
    • Nov. 22, 2009 - Jan. 31, 2010
  • Reflections of Reality:
    Great American Paintings from the Collection of Peter and Betsy Lowe
    • Dec. 13, 2009 - Feb. 21, 2010
  • Events
Paintings from the Reign of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Art Museum

  • Collecting California: Selections from Laguna Art Museum
    • Closes Jan. 17!!!!
  • Jeremy Fish: Weathering the Storm
    • Closes Jan. 17!!!!
Jeremy Fish: Weathering the Storm

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • William Kentridge: Five Themes
    • Closes Jan. 17!!!!
  • Habsburg Treasures: Renaissance Tapestries from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
    • January 16 – April 11
Habsburg Treasures: Renaissance Tapestries from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Miami, FL

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum Florida International University

  • The Fantastic World of José Gurvich
    • January 20 – April 11
  • In Body and Soul: The Performance Art of María Teresa Hincapié
    • January 20 – May 16
  • Taiwan Discovered
    • February 19 – May 16
  • Women’s Work / Men’s Work: Labor and Gender in America
    • January 20 – April 25
    • Wolfsonian Teaching Gallery at The Frost
The Fantastic World of José Gurvich

Miami Beach, FL

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • TRAFFIC!
    • lobby
    • Closes January 24, 2010
  • Styled for the Road: The Art of Automobile Design, 1908-1948
    • October 16, 2009 through
      March 14, 2010
  • Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939
    • Nov. 20, 2009 - Feb. 28, 2010
  • New Voices. New Works
    • Site-specific pieces inspired by The Wolfsonian, curated by designer Todd Oldham for Art Basel Miami Beach
  • Events
TRAFFIC!

Atlanta, GA

Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

  • Scripture for the Eyes: Bible Illustration in Netherlandish
    • Closes January 24
  • Events
Old Master Highlights of the Works on Paper Collection

Milledgeville, GA

Georgia State College & University Museum

  • TRANSITIVE GEOGRAPHIES: CONTEMPORARY VISIONS OF AN EVOLVING SOUTH
    • January 28 – May 8
TRANSITIVE GEOGRAPHIES: CONTEMPORARY VISIONS OF AN EVOLVING SOUTH

Augusta, GA

Morris Museum of Art

  • Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan
    • Closes Jan. 31, 2010
  • Deep Sea: Drawings by William O. Golding
    • Dec. 12, 2009 - March 14, 2010
Response and Memory: The Art of Beverly Buchanan

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Fashion in Bloom
    • Closes Jan. 31, 2010
  • Judith G. Levy: Memory Cloud
    • Closes Jan. 24, 2010
  • Paired Photographs
    • Through March 21, 2010
  • Events
Judith G. Levy: Memory Cloud

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

  • Sum of the Parts, Surface Design Association Membership Exhibition 2007
    • Through February 7
Sum of the Parts, Surface Design Association Membership Exhibition 2007

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • LINCOLN THEN AND NOW
    • January 24 – March 21
    • Event

Louisville, KY

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft

  • Searching for the Heart of Black Identity
    • January 9 – April 10
Searching for the Heart of Black Identity
The Speed Art Museum
  • Painting in Europe, 1600-1800
    • October 25, 2009 -
      January 24, 2010
  • European and American Art, 1800-1960
    • Opened October 11
  • Hattie Bishop Speed: A New Museum for Louisville
    • September 1, 2009 to
      March 14, 2010
  • A Book of Prayers: The Medieval Bestseller
    • October 11, 2009 to
      February 14, 2010
  • Events
A Book of Prayers: The Medieval Bestseller

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Dreams Come True: Art of the Classic Fairy Tales from the Walt Disney Studio
    • Opened November 15
  • William Woodward, 1859-1939: American Impressionist in New Orleans
    • Through Feb. 28, 2010
  • Käthe Kollwitz: Graphics from the Jean Stein Collection
    • November 15-March 14, 2010
  • Luis Cruz Azaceta
    Swimming to Havana
    • Through Mar. 28
  • Events
Swimming to Havana
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • José Bedia
    • Jan. 14 - April 11
  • Jorge Otero: Un-restored Miami
    • Jan. 14 - April 11
  • Billie Ruth Sudduth
    • Jan. 14 - April 11
  • New Southern Photography
    • Jan. 14 - April 11
  • Bo Bartlett: Paintings 1984-2000
    • Through Feb. 28
  • Walter Inglis Anderson: Watercolors from the Collection of Wesley and Norman Galen
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Billie Ruth Sudduth

Baltimore, MD

The Walters Art Museum

  • The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts
    • Dec. 3, 2009 – Feb. 28, 2010
  • Events

Salem, MA

Peabody Essex Museum

  • Rare Bird of Fashion: The Irreverent
    Iris Apfel
    • Through Feb. 7, 2010
  • Valérie Belin: Made Up
    • Through Feb. 7, 2010
  • Trash Menagerie
    • Through June 1, 2010
  • ReVisions, Indian Artists Engaging Traditions
    • Through Mar. 28, 2010
  • Events
ReVisions, Indian Artists Engaging Traditions

Muskegon, MI

Muskegon Museum of Art

  • Edward Curtis: Selections from The North American Indian portfolio
    • Jan. 14 – April 10, 2010
  • BIRDS IN ART
    • Dec.10, 2009 – Feb.14, 2010
  • PATTERNS OF FLIGHT: THE ART OF CATHERINE McCLUNG
    • Dec. 10, 2009 – Feb. 7, 2010
  • Events
BIRDS IN ART

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • A Woodcarver’s Memory: The work of George Berry, Sr.
    • January 5 - 30
A Woodcarver’s Memory: The work of George Berry, Sr.
Columbia, MO

Museum of Art and Archaeology
University of Missouri

  • Ancient Glass from the Permanent Collection
    • Ongoing from August 2007
  • The Fine Art of Living: Luxury Objects from the East and West
    • Ongoing from May 29, 2008
  • Faces of Warhol: Constructing Gender
    • Through February 7, 2010
  • The European and American Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Treasures from Antiquity: The Weinberg Gallery of Ancient Art
    • Ongoing
  • Events
The European and American Galleries

Santa Fe, NM

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

  • A River Apart
    • Through Jun 6, 2010
  • Native Couture II: Innovation and Style
    • Through Feb 10, 2010
  • The Buchsbaum Gallery of Southwestern Pottery
    • Ongoing
  • Here, Now and Always
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Native Couture II: Innovation and Style
Museum of International Folk Art
  • Dancing Shadows, Epic Tales: Wayang Kulit of Indonesia
    • in the Bartlett Wing
    • Through March 14, 2010
  • Multiple Visions: A Common Bond
    • Ongoing
  • A Century of Masters:The NEA National Heritage Fellows of New Mexico
    • Closes Jan 16, 2011
  • Material World: Textiles and Dress from the Collection
    • Dec. 20, 2009 - May 23, 2011
Material World: Textiles and Dress from the Collection
New Mexico Museum of Art
  • O’Keeffe and Baumann
    • Ongoing
  • How The West is One: The Art of New Mexico
    • Ongoing
  • The Surreal Life: Gerry Snyder and Marco Rosichelli
    • Closes Jan 31, 2010
  • Landscape Reconsidered
    • Closes Jan 10, 2010!!!!
  • Event
Landscape Reconsidered

New Mexico History Museum
  • Fashioning New Mexico
    • Through Apr 14, 2010
  • Telling New Mexico
    • Ongoing
  • Treasures of Devotion/Tesoros de Devoción
    • Ongoing
  • Segesser Hide Paintings
    • Ongoing
Fashioning New Mexico

Katonah, NY

The Katonah Museum of Art

  • Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and American Art of the Civil War Era
    • Closes Jan. 24
  • Brian Selznick’s Walt Whitman: Words for America
    • Closes Jan. 24
  • Steve Tobin: Katonah Steelroots
    • Through Sep. 19, 2010
  • Hudson River Triology: Alison Moritsugu
    • Closes Jan. 24
  • Chakaia Booker
    • Through March 1, 2010
  • Events
Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and American Art of the Civil War Era

Asheville, NC
  • Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space
    • Sept. 19, 2009 - Feb. 7, 2010
  • Looking Forward: Celebrating New Art and New Directions for the Permanent Collection
    • Through Feb. 10, 2010
  • Looking Back: Celebrating 60 Years of Collecting at the Asheville Art Museum
    • Ongoing
  • Lorna Blaine Halper: The Space Between
Lorna Blaine Halper: The Space Between

Durham, NC

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

  • Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids
    • Nov. 12, 2009 - Feb. 21, 2010
  • The Past is Present: Classical Antiquities at the Nasher Museum
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids

Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  • Public Treasures/Private Visions: Hudson River School Masterworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Private Collections
    • Through May 30
  • Faculty Collects
    • Closes January 17!!!!
  • Gallery 128: Certificate/BFA - Post Bacc., MFA Student Exhibition
    • Through January 31
  • Robert Ryman: Philadelphia Prototype, 2002
    • Ongoing


Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • Ansel Adams: Masterworks
    • Closes Jan. 17!!!!
  • The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States
    • Closes Jan. 17!!!!
  • Larry Clark: Tulsa
    • The Mamie & William Andrew Treadway, Jr. Gallery 15.
    • Oct. 14, 2009 - Feb. 7, 2010
  • Events
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States

Brookings, SD

South Dakota Art Museum

  • The Collector’s Eye: Amish Quilts from the International Quilt Study Center
    • Through April 1, 2010
  • Oscar Howe Exhibit
    • Through April 1, 2010
  • Harvey Dunn: Select Works
    • Through November 1, 2010
  • Events
Oscar Howe Exhibit

Memphis, TN

Children's Museum of Memphis

  • Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action
    • January 23-May 16
Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action
The Pink Palace Mansion
  • Ah, But It’s Cold Outside
    Winter Wear Through the 20th Century
    • through March 31, 2010
Ah, But It’s Cold Outside

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

  • Yousuf Karsh: Master of the Photographic Portrait
    • Closes January 17th!!!!
  • Home and Abroad: The Paintings of Matthew Deric Gore
    • Jan. 12th - Feb. 28
  • 3rd Biennial Arts & Craft Juried Exhibition
    • Jan. 12th - April 3rd
Yousuf Karsh: Master of the Photographic Portrait

Nashville, TN

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

  • Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Times: American Modernism from the Lane Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    • Oct. 2, 2009– Jan. 31, 2010
  • Oliver Herring: Sculpture and Video
    Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery
    • Oct. 2, 2009– Jan. 31, 2010
  • Thomas Hart Benton in Story and Song
    • Oct. 2, 2009– Jan. 31, 2010
  • Events
Thomas Hart Benton in Story and Song
The Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
  • Kamal Al Mansour: Connected
    • January 18-March 5, 2010
Kamal Al Mansour:  Connected
Tennessee Art League
  • Jason Saunders
    • Through February 27
    • The Premiere Gallery
  • Nashville group Art Seen
    • Ethel Smith Gallery
    • Through January 29
  • Work by Studio A Artists
    • 2nd Floor Gallery

Nashville group Art Seen


Chattanooga

Creative Discovery Museum

Creative Discovery Museum

Hunter Museum of American Art

  • The Kennedys | Portrait of a Family Photographs by Richard Avedon
    • Nov. 22, 2009 - Jan.24, 2010
  • Jellies: Living Art
    • Ongoing
  • Events

Knoxville, TN

The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture

  • National Juried Exhibition of 2009
    • Dec.14, 2009 - Jan. 29, 2010
  • 365: AIGA Annual Design Competition
    • Jan. 8 - 29
  • Arts in the Airport
    • April 22, 2010
National Juried Exhibition of 2009
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Devorah Sperber: Threads of Perception
    • Closes Jan. 24
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing
Devorah Sperber: Threads of Perception

Midland, TX

Museum of the Southwest

  • The Nashville Portraits by Jim McGuire
    • January 26 - March 14
  • Burton Pritzker: Forgotten Planes
    • January 29th - February 28
  • Jean Cappadonna-Nichols
    • January 22nd - March 21
Jean Cappadonna-Nichols
Fort Worth, TX

Kimbell Art Museum

  • From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern
  • European Art
    • South Gallery
    • Current
  • Asian Art
    • North Gallery
    • Current
  • Pre-Columbian and African Art
    • East Gallery
  • Michelangelo’s First Painting: The Torment of Saint Anthony
    • On View beginning Sept. 26
  • Events
From the Private Collections of Texas: European Art, Ancient to Modern

Meadows Museum SMU

  • Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection
Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection

Dallas, TX

Dallas Museum of Art

  • All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Performance in the Visual Arts
    • Through Feb. 28
  • Performance/Art
    • Through Mar. 21
  • THE ARTISTIC FURNITURE OF CHARLES ROHLFS
    • Closes today, January 13!!!!
  • Materials & Meanings
    • Through Summer 2010
    • Center for Creative Connections
  • Events
ISTIC FURNITURE OF CHARLES ROHLFS


Wasau, WI

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

  • In Search of Norman Rockwell’s America
    • Closes Jan. 24, 2010
In Search of Norman Rockwell’s America
In Search of Norman Rockwell’s America
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