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Memphis, TN

Children's Museum of Memphis

  • Good For You: Healthy Fun on the Run
    • Extended through September
  • Events
Good For You: Healthy Fun on the Run
Memphis Brooks Art Museum
  • The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art
    • June 9 - September 2
  • Revealed Terrain: Landscape in Contemporary Artists Books
    • Through July 22
  • Architectural Perspectives: The Etchings of Elisabeth Searcy and Joseph Pennell
    • Through July 15
  • A Federal Art Project: Posters for Indian Court
    • Closes Jun 17
  • Events
The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
  • Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection
    • Through July 15
  • Lee Littlefield: Big Texas Bayous
    • Through July 1
  • Event
Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection

Clarksville, TN

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
  • 2012 National Juried Exhibition
    • Through Aug 5
  • Outdoors In: The Paintings of Lori Putnam
    • May 23 - July 29
  • A Painterly Palette: The Art of Mary Addison Hackett
    • April 28 -July 1
2012 National Juried Exhibition

Nashville, TN

Centennial Art Center
  • Michael J. McBride – Paintings
    James R. Threalkill – Paintings
    Joshua D. Wagner – Sculpture
    • June 1 – July 25
Michael J. McBride – Paintings
Cheekwoood Botanical Garden &
Museum of Art
  • Every Tree Tells a Story
    • May 26 - September 3
  • 2012 TREEHOUSES EXHIBITION
    • May 26 - September 2
  • Permanent Residents: Artists from Cheekwood’s Collection
    • March 31 - Dec. 31
  • Anthology
    • March 17 - Sept. 3
  • William Edmondson: The Hand and the Spirit
    • Ongoing
  • Events
Anthology

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

  • Metamorphoses: Drawings by Erin Anfinson, Kristi Hargrove, Mark Hosford, and Chris Scarborough
    • June 8 -October 28
  • Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
    • May 25 – Sept. 3
  • Creation Story: Gee’s Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial
    • May 25 – Sept. 3
  • Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime
    • May 25 – Sept. 3
  • Rose on 65th Street by Sculptor Will Ryman
    • April 10, 2012–December 31, 2013
  • Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination
    • Closes May 28
  • Connecting Cultures: Children’s Stories from Across the World
    • April 15 - June 3
  • Events
Metamorphoses: Drawings by Erin Anfinson, Kristi Hargrove, Mark Hosford, and Chris Scarborough
The Parthenon
  • ARTWORK AMONG US: Portraits by Juan Pont Lezica
    • June 2 - Sept. 15
  • ORIGINS OF NASHVILLE’S PARTHENON
    • permanent collection
  • Event
ARTWORK AMONG US: Portraits by Juan Pont Lezica
Tennessee Art League
  • 47th Annual Central South Art Exhibition (CSAE)
    • May 5 - June 22
    • Premiere, Ethel Smith, & Members Galleries.
  • Studio A Group's featured artists for June
    • June 2 - June 22
    • Second Floor Gallery
47th Annual Central South Art Exhibition (CSAE)
Tennessee State Museum
  • Nothing Like I Planned: The Art of John Mellencamp
    • Closes June 10!!!!
  • Becoming the Volunteer State: Tennessee in the War of 1812
    • Through June 24
  • Japan 1945: Images by U.S. Marine Photographer Joe O'Donnell
    • Through Sept. 2012
  • Event
Nothing Like I Planned: The Art of John Mellencamp
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery
  • Material Glance: A Portfolio of Lithographs by Antoni Tàpies and Poems by Shūzō Takiguchi
    • May 29 – July 26
Material Glance: A Portfolio of Lithographs by Antoni Tàpies and Poems by Shūzō Takiguchi

Chattanooga, TN

Creative Discovery Museum
  • Tinkertoys®: Build Your Imagination™
    • May -
Tinkertoys®: Build Your Imagination™
Hunter Museum of American Art
  • Sound and Vision Monumental Rock and Roll Photography
    • May 5 - Aug 12
  • Event
Sound and Vision Monumental Rock and Roll Photography

Knoxville, TN

The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
  • Recent Works by Sue Messer
    • June 1-29
  • The Bridge Exhibit
    • June 1-29
  • Gallery 73: The Fish Lady and Friends
    • June 1-29
  • Arts in the Airport
    • Spring - Fall, 2012
Merleville Watercolor Society Hangs It Up
Girl Scout Museum
  • The year 2012 is the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting in the United States! Special exhibit including a 100 year timeline broken into 25 year segments.
The year 2012  is the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting in the United States! Special exhibit including a 100 year timeline broken into 25 year segments.
Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Beverly Semmes: Starcraft
    • June 8 -September 9
  • Streetwise: Masters of 1960s Photography
    • May 4-August 5
  • Horizons: Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir
    • Through Feb. 2013
  • Higher Ground: A Century of Visual Arts in East Tennessee
    • Ongoing
  • Event
Beverly Semmes: Starcraft
Frank H. McClung Museum,
University of Tennessee
  • The Owl and the Woodpecker: Photographs by Paul Bannick
    • June 2 - September 2
The Owl and the Woodpecker: Photographs by Paul Bannick

Johnson City, TN

Slocumb Galleries ETSU
  • Adjunctability
    • May 31 to June 29
  • Obey: Catch 22
    • June 4 to 22
  • Events
Obey: Catch 22

Odessa, TX

Ellen Noël Art Museum

  • Catherine Lee
    • May 31 - August 12, 2012
  • A Visual Feast: Narrative Stitching by Cindy Hickok
    • Closes June 10
  • Event

Midland, TX

Museum of the Southwest

  • Contemporary Series 2012, “Tribal Stories”: William Stone’s A Venerable Landscape
    • June 9 – August 26
  • Catherine Lee
    • May 31 - August 12
  • Event
Contemporary Series 2012, “Tribal Stories”: William Stone’s A Venerable Landscape

San Angelo, TX

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
  • 19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
    • Thr0ugh June 24
19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition

Albany, TX

The Old Jail Center
  • Two Women Look West: Photographs of King Ranch by Helen C. Kleberg and Toni Frissell
    • June 2 - September 9
  • Justin Boyd: Time Has Slipped Rows
    • part of the Cell Series of Exhibitions
    • June 2 - September 9
  • Catherine Lee
    • June 2 - September 9
  • G.P. Crutchfield and Fandangle From the Robert E. Nail, Jr. Archives at The Old Jail Art Center
    • June 2 - September 9
  • Event
Two Women Look West: Photographs of King Ranch by Helen C. Kleberg and Toni Frissell

Fort Worth, TX

Kimbell Art Museum
  • The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark
    • Closes June 17
  • Nicolas Poussin's Sacrament of Ordination (Christ Presenting the Keys to Saint Peter)
    • Ongoing
  • Michelangelo’s First Painting:
    The Torment of Saint Anthony
    • Ongoing
  • Events
The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark

Dallas, TX

Dallas Museum of Art
  • Souvenir: A 19th-Century Carved Tusk from the Loango Coast of Africa
    • May 5 – Sept. 9
  • Flower of the Prairie: George Grosz in Dallas
    • May 20 – August 19
  • Texas in the Twenties: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs from Lone Star Collections
    • March 4 – July 1
  • Face to Face: International Art at the DMA
    • Closes June 10!!!!
  • Encountering Space
    Center for Creative Connections
    • Through Aug. 31
  • Events

Texas in the Twenties: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs from Lone Star Collections

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The Mac)
  • Core Fellowship Program of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Of Other Spaces
    • June 6 - July 7
  • robert mateo diago with Willie Baronet and Cristella Medrano: home•less•bound
    • June 6 - July 7
  • Terry Hays: Irreversible Change
    • June 6 - July 7
robert mateo diago with Willie Baronet and Cristella Medrano: home•less•bound
Meadows Museum SMU
  • The Collection of Calloway and Jerry Bywaters Cochran: In Honor of a Lone Star Legend
    • June 3 - August 19
  • The Frances Golden Ware Gift: Landscapes of the Southwest
    • June 3 - August 19
  • Modern Mexican Painting from the Andrés Blaisten Collection
    • April 29 – August 12
  • New acquisition Portrait of Influential American Merchant Richard Worsam Meade, First Major Collector of Spanish Art in U.S.
    • Ongoing
  • Events
The Frances Golden Ware Gift: Landscapes of the Southwest

Charlottesville, VA

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa
  • People of Substance by Jason Wing
    • May 18 – August 26, 2012
  • Events
People of Substance by Jason Wing

Williamsburg, VA

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
  • Quilts in the Baltimore Manner
    • June 9, 2012 through May 11, 2014
  • Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware
    • Sept. 24, 2011 - July 29, 2012
  • The Old Plantation: The Artist Revealed
    • Feb. 19 -
  • The Art of Steve Harley
    • Through August 2012
  • Sidewalks to Rooftops: Outdoor Folk Art
    • Ongoing
  • Cross Rhythms Folk Musical Instruments
    • Ongoing
  • Conserving the Carolina Room
    • Ongoing
  • 9/11: The South Tower
    • Ongoing
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
  • Fashion Accessories from Head to Toe
    • Through Dec. 31, 2012
  • Dollars, Farthings & Fables: Money and Medals from the Colonial Williamsburg Collection
    • November 25, 2010 -
  • Rebuilding Charlton's Coffeehouse
  • Conservation: Where Art and Science Meet
    • Through May 31, 2012.
  • Revolution in Taste
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Masterworks
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Treasure Quest: Great Silver Collections from Colonial Williamsburg
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Identifying Ceramics: The Who, What and Ware
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Musical Instruments
    Ongoing exhibit
  • Selections from the Henry H. Weldon Collection
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Lock, Stock, and Barrel
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Artistry and Ingenuity
    • Ongoing exhibit
  • Event
Richard Newsham’s Fire Engine

Goldendale, WA

Maryhill Museum of Art
  • The Subject is Light: The Henry and Sharon Martin Collection of Contemporary Realist Paintings
    • June 9 – September 3
  • 2012 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
    • May 12 – October 7
  • British Painting from the Permanant Collection
    • May 1 – Nov. 15
  • Ceramics from the Permanent Collection
    • May 1 – Nov. 15
  • Event
The Subject is Light: The Henry and Sharon Martin Collection of Contemporary Realist Paintings

Wausau, WI

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

  • NASA | ART: 50 Years of Exploration
    • April 14 - June 17
  • Carnival of the Animals
    • April 14 – June 17
NASA | ART: 50 Years of Exploration

Racine, WI

Racine Art Museum

  • Animal Nature
    • June 10 - October 7
  • Creature Comforts: RAM Community Art Exhibition
    • May 26 - August 25
  • Beth Van Hoesen: The Observant Eye
    • May 20 - Sept. 9
  • Out On A Limb: Contemporary Wood Jewelry
    • Feb. 26 - June 17
  • Kim Cridler: My Wisconsin Home in RAM’s Windows on Fifth Gallery
    • Through July 22, 2012
  • Events

Animal Nature


Casper, WY

Nicolaysen Art Museum & Discovery Center
  • El Caballo: The Horse in Mexico Folk Art
    • June 1 - July 8,
  • Tracy Linder: The Obligation to Endure
    • May 25 - August 5, 2012
  • Abbie Miller: Zipped
    • May 25 - September 9, 2012
El Caballo: The Horse in Mexico Folk Art

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