Art Museum Touring.com
A tourism website designed for the Art lover

Press Release 2-3-10: 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-three states on our site!

Museums from CT & TX Join!

The William Benton Museum of Art
Storrs, CT

About The Benton Museum
The Benton Museum provides the academic community, the citizens of the State of Connecticut and the general public with diverse and widely acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, recitals, and readings. The Museum has an exceptionally fine collection of more than 5,500 works including paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, photographs, and sculptures.

Exhibitions:
  • From Amazing Stories to Weird tales: Covering Pulp Fiction
    • Spring
  • The Old and The New: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collections
    • Spring
  • CounterMart, An Installation by Abby Manock
    • Spring
  • Poem & Picture
    • Spring
From Amazing Stories to Weird tales: Covering Pulp Fiction
Museum of the Southwest

The Old Jail Center
Albany, TX

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Old Jail Art Center is to be the primary cultural resource for the region, providing visual art, performing art, and local history resources for residents and visitors alike, and fostering memorable experiences for all.

Exhibitions:
  • Sean Scully: Works from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
    • Feb. 6 - May 23
  • A Cell of One’s Own: Nancy Lamb – The Business of Pleasure
    • Feb. 6 - May 23
  • Asian Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection
    • Ongoing
  • W.O. Gross, Jr. Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
    • Ongoing
  • Sallie Reynolds Matthews Room
    • Ongoing
Sean Scully: Works from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
A Cell of One’s Own: Nancy Lamb – The Business of Pleasure
Asian Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection
W.O. Gross, Jr. Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
allie Reynolds Matthews Room
Information about how your museum can be listed FREE on Art Museum Touring.

Openings, Closings, and Events
See Exhibitions page to see a sample photos of current and upcoming shows.

Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Museum of Art

  • Reflections of Reality:
    Great American Paintings from the Collection of Peter and Betsy Lowe
    • Dec. 13, 2009 - Feb. 21, 2010
  • Events
Reflections of Reality:

Torrance, CA

Torrance Art Museum

  • The Reflected Gaze - Self Portraiture Today
    • January 16 – February 20
  • FAX
    • January 16 – February 20
  • Events
The Reflected Gaze - Self Portraiture Today

Irvine, CA

The Irvine Museum

  • Selections From The Irvine Museum, 2009
    • Closes Feb. 13
Selections From The Irvine Museum, 2009

Laguna Beach Auction One Hundred

Daytona Beach, FL

The Southeast Museum of Photography

  • ANTHOLOGY: RECENT WORKS – ACQUISITIONS
    • Closes Feb. 12
  • Double Exposure – Armistad Center
    • Through May 30
  • Bikeriders – Danny Lyon
    • Through May 30
  • Al sol – Stella Johnson
    • Through May 30
  • Events
Double Exposure – Armistad Center

Winter Park, FL

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

  • Man and the Machine
    • Jan. 23 -
  • Wonderful and Curious
    • Jan. 23 -
  • Out of the Shadow
    • Jan. 23 -
Wonderful and Curious

West Palm Beach, FL

Norton Museum of Art

  • Habsburg Treasures: Renaissance Tapestries from the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
    • January 16 – April 11
  • Avedon Fashion 1944–2000
    • Feb. 9 – May 9
  • Events
Avedon Fashion 1944–2000

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
  • Event
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
  • Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection
    • Ongoing
  • 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
Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939

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

  • Deep Sea: Drawings by William O. Golding
    • Dec. 12, 2009 - March 14, 2010
  • Young Masters: Art by Local High School Students
    • Feb. 2–21
  • Events
Young Masters: Art by Local High School Students

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Omer Fast: The Casting
    McCormack Forefront Galleries
    • Through Mar. 14
  • Paired Photographs
    • Through March 21
  • Josephine Meckseper: Recent Films
    • Closes Feb. 7!!!!
    • Video Gallery
  • Events
Josephine Meckseper: Recent Films

Logan, KS

The Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

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

Wichita, KS

Wichita Art Museum

  • Murdock and Friends
    • Through Oct. 3
  • Sensitive and Relevant
    • Through Mar. 28
  • Community Favorites
    • Through Nov. 30
  • This is My Land: A Photographic Portrait of America by James Yarnell
    • Through March 7
  • Docent Selections
    • Through May 2
  • Try Some Color, Please!
    • January 10 – April 18
  • American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwel
    • March 7 - May 30
  • Events
Sensitive and Relevant

Paducah, KY

The Yeiser Art Center

  • Teen Spirit 2010
    • Through Feb. 20
Teen Spirit 2010

Owensboro, KY

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

  • LINCOLN THEN AND NOW
    • January 24 – March 21

Louisville, KY

Louisville Visual Art Association

  • Water Tower Regional
    • January 24 - March 7
  • Event
The Speed Art Museum
  • 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

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
  • The British Are Coming!
    • Jan. 24-April 11
  • POST IT : TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY MAGAZINE POSTERS FROM THE COLLECTION
    • Through April 4
  • Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: LILI ALMOG
    • Through Feb. 28
  • GIFTED HANDS: Ceramic Work by Cliff Lee
    • Through May 14
Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series: LILI ALMOG

New Orleans, LA

Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University

  • Polaridad Complementaria: Recent Works From Cuba
    • January 16 – March 14
  • Events

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

Contemporary Museum

  • Project 20: The Pantheon Project
    • Jan. 17 - April
  • Project 20: Finishing School: GO
    • Jan. 17 - April
  • Project 20: Neighborhood Public Radio
    • Jan. 17 - April
Project 20: The Pantheon Project

The Walters Art Museum

  • The Christmas Story: Picturing the Birth of Christ in Medieval Manuscripts
    • Dec. 3, 2009 – Feb. 28, 2010
  • Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics
    • January 23 - April 11
  • Mummified
    • Through November 2010
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
    • Ongoing
  • Palace of Wonders: Renaissance & Baroque Galleries
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Beauty and the Brain: A Neural Approach to Aesthetics


Salem, MA

Peabody Essex Museum

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

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
Edward Curtis: Selections from The North American Indian portfolio

Grand Rapids, MI

Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

  • Spirit and Form: Michele Oka Doner and the Natural World
    • Jan. 29 – May 9
Spirit and Form: Michele Oka Doner and the Natural World

Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Craft Center

  • Jerry Hymel - Glass Artist
    • February 1-28


Biloxi, MS

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art

  • Hershel Lippmann: A Collector's Passion
    • January 22 – May 28

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
  • Connecting with Contemporary Sculpture
    • January 30 - May 16, 2010
  • Events

Santa Fe, NM

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

  • A River Apart
    • Through Jun 6, 2010
  • Native Couture II: Innovation and Style
    • Closes Feb 10!!!!
  • 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
  • Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings
    • Jan. 29 - April 18
  • Event
Museums in the 21st Century: Concepts, Projects, Buildings

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
  • Events
Fashioning New Mexico

Asheville, NC
  • Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space
    • Closes Feb. 7!!!!
  • 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
    • Through May 9
Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space

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
  • Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature
    • Feb. 4 - May 16
  • Mark Hewitt: Falling Into Place
    • February 11 -
  • Events
Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature

Raleigh, NC

Gregg Museum of Art & Design North Carolina State University

  • With Lathe and Chisel: North Carolina Wood Turners and Carvers
    • Jan. 21 - May 15
  • Faces and Mazes
    • Jan. 21 - May 15
  • Event
Faces and Mazes

Wilmington, NC

The Cameron Art Museum

  • KALEIDOSCOPE: Changing Views of the Permanent Collection
    • Through May 9
  • Toying with Art
    • Through March 28
KALEIDOSCOPE: Changing Views of the Permanent Collection

Greensburg. PA

Westmoreland Museum of American Art

  • Concerning the 1930s in Art: Paintings from the Schoen Collection
    • January 24 - March 21
  • Ben Schachter: Kosher/Treif and Eruvim
    • January 24 - March 21
Concerning the 1930s in Art: Paintings from the Schoen Collection
Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  • C. R. Ettinger Studio Selections from 2000 to 2010
    • January 23 – April 11
  • Public Treasures/Private Visions: Hudson River School Masterworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Private Collections
    • Through May 30
  • Philagrafika 2010: The Graphic Unconscious
    • January 29 - April 11, 2010
  • Robert Ryman: Philadelphia Prototype, 2002
    • Ongoing

Columbia, SC

Columbia Museum of Art

  • The Chemistry of Color: Contemporary African-American Artists
    • Feb. 5 –May 9
  • Larry Clark: Tulsa
    • The Mamie & William Andrew Treadway, Jr. Gallery 15.
    • Oct. 14, 2009 - Feb. 7, 2010
  • Events
The Chemistry of Color: Contemporary African-American Artists

Charleston, SC

Gibbes Museum of Art

  • Lure of the Lowcountry
    • Jan. 22 - April 18
  • Whistler’s Travels
    • Jan. 22 – May 16
  • The Charleston Story
    • Ongoing
Whistler’s Travels

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
Harvey Dunn: Select Works

Memphis, TN

Memphis Brooks Art Museum

  • Salt of the Earth: Photographs of the Farm Security Administration
    • Through Feb. 28
  • The Apocalypse: A Series of Woodcuts by Joseph Weisz
    • Through April 25
  • Ex Libris: The Art of Ownership
    • Through June 6
  • Venice in the Age of Canaletto
    • Feb. 14 - May 9
  • Events
he Apocalypse: A Series of Woodcuts by Joseph Weisz
Children's Museum of Memphis
  • Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action
    • January 23-May 16
Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action
The Pink Palace Museum
  • Chocolate The Exhibition
    • January 30 - April 25
  • Bagels & Barbecue: The Jewish Experience in Tennessee
    • February 6 - April 11
  • I Am A Man
    • February 13 - October 24, 2010
Bagels and Barbeque: The Jewish Experience in Tennessee

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

  • Home and Abroad: The Paintings of Matthew Deric Gore
    • Jan. 12th - Feb. 28
  • 3rd Biennial Arts & Craft Juried Exhibition
    • Jan. 12th - April 3rd
  • Events
Home and Abroad: The Paintings of Matthew Deric Gore

Nashville, TN

Belle Meade Plantation

Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art
  • New Directions:
    Video Artists Explore the South
    • Closes Feb. 22
  • Temporary Contemporary – Nashville Memoir: Photographs by Greg Miller
    • Closes Feb. 22
  • William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
    • Ongoing
  • The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection of Faberge
    • Ongoing
Memoir: Photographs by Greg Miller

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

  • Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece
    • Jan. 29 -
  • Events
Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece
The Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery
  • Kamal Al Mansour: Connected
    • January 18-March 5, 2010
Kamal Al Mansour:  Connected
The Parthenon
  • What lies beneath?
    Paintings by John Kingerlee
    • Closes Feb. 6!!!!
  • The Fiery Gizzard Series: Paintings by Susan Goshgarian McGrew
    • Closes Feb. 20
What lies beneath?
Tennessee Art League
  • Jason Saunders
    • Through February 27
    • The Premiere Gallery
  • An exhibition of work by Studio A Artists featuring artists Asia Emerson, Marlynda Augelli, Mary Field Neville, Peach McComb, and Vinci Kilodziejski
    • Feb. 2 - 27
    • 2nd Floor Gallery
  • Event
  • An exhibition of work by Studio A Artists featuring artists Asia Emerson, Marlynda Augelli, Mary Field Neville, Peach McComb, and Vinci Kilodziejski

    Tennessee State Museum
    • We Shall Not Be Moved: The 50th Anniversary of Tennessee’s Civil Rights Sit-Ins
      • February 4 - May 16
    • Sharaku Interpreted by Japan’s Contemporary Artists
      • February 18 - April 11
    We Shall Not Be Moved: The 50th Anniversary of Tennessee’s Civil Rights Sit-Ins
    Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
    • Eye & Mind: A Legacy of Art Collecting at Vanderbilt University
      • Through May 13, 2020.
    Eye & Mind: A Legacy of Art Collecting at Vanderbilt University

    Sewanee, TN

    University Art Gallery Sewanee:
    The University of the South

    • North Korean Images at Utopia's Edge
      • Closes Feb. 14
    Nowcasting

    Chattanooga

    Creative Discovery Museum

    • Good For You: Healthy Fun on the Run
      • Jan. 22 - May 16
    • Event
    Good For You: Healthy Fun on the Run
    Hunter Museum of American Art
    • Twenty Original American Etchings
      • Through June 6th
    • Themes of Identity
      • Through June 6th
    • Jellies: Living Art at Tennessee Aquarium
      • Ongoing

    Norris, TN

    Museum of Appalachia

    • Alvin York Exhibit

    Knoxville, TN

    The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture

    • New to Knoxville
      • February 5-26
    • Headlights and Streetlights
      • February 5-26
    • Arts in the Airport
      • April 22, 2010
    Headlights and Streetlights
    Knoxville Museum of Art
    • Wind/Rewind/Weave
      • Jan. 22 – April 25
    • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
      • Ongoing
    Wind/Rewind/Weave

    Johnson City, TN

    Slocumb Galleries ETSU

    • Positive Negative 25
      • Closes February 5!!!!
    Positive Negative 25

    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
    Michelangelo’s First Painting: The Torment of Saint Anthony

    Dallas, TX

    Meadows Museum SMU

    • Royal Splendor: from art collection of King Charles IV of Spain (1748-1819)
      • March 7 – July 18
    • Events
    Face and Form: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture in the Meadows Collection

    Dallas Museum of Art
    • All the World’s a Stage: Celebrating Performance in the Visual Arts
      • Through Feb. 28
    • Performance/Art
      • Through Mar. 21
    • Jacob Lawrence: The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture
      • Through May 23
    • Materials & Meanings
      • Through Summer 2010
      • Center for Creative Connections
    • Events
    Jacob Lawrence: The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture

    Wasau, WI

    Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

    • Las Artes de Mexico
      • January 30 – April 11
    Las Artes de Mexico

    NOTE: Art Museum Touring.com have deleted a few museums that do not fit our overall mission, or have not kept their pages on our site up to date.
    To keep up with museum and gallery updates as they come in follow Art Museum Touring.com on Twitter: http://twitter.com/artmuseumtourin and http://twitter.com/sherrcarr

    A map has been added to each museum page. The museums that provide a lot of information will now have three pages: their main page, a page for exhibition descriptions and a page for their events.

    Check our:

    • Home page and/or Index page to see which museums recently updated their page and on what date. Look for the new photos tag.
      • Museums and galleries that have joined in the past month are listed at the top of the column on the Home page
    • Blog
    • Events page for openings, receptions, other museum activities
    • Exhibitions page to see a list and thumbnail photos of current shows. Check a particular museum's website (available on its page on our site) for all its activities and exhibitions.

    Support Your Area Museums! They are economic engines for their communities. And take the time to visit the local galleries in your area. A vibrant art scene contributes to a healthy community.

    Tom Carris
    Art Museum Touring
    tom@artmuseumtouring.com

    Copyright 2010