Meet the Brooks Teen Advisory Committee!

Meet the Brooks Teen Advisory Committee, a group of teenagers from local high schools that will meet once a month throughout the school year. What’s the goal? The Brooks museum is interested in developing a teen program and the committee will help us determine what it should look like. We will test some of our ideas and some of theirs. Activities will include gallery tours, art making, and workshops with professional artists. In the spring, the committee will plan and execute... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, September 28, 2012
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Artist Talks: Aaron Draplin: The Photos!

Even if you missed the lectures and lunch with Aaron Draplin, you can enjoy his humor from the photos! Check out more Brooks event images on our Flickr page! [caption id="attachment_4386" align="aligncenter" width="293"] Go Jo![/caption] Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Sunday, September 23, 2012
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Local artist Derrick Dent talks about work, life and the future

[caption id="attachment_4369" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Derrick Dent (left) with Gino Barzizza[/caption] Meet Derrick Dent, local artist, teacher and friend. I first met Derrick in my drawing class at Memphis College of Art a few years back. He would come over with other students to draw our homework for class. He helped me a lot with lines and overall composition, and I ordered pizza. I ended up transferring to the University of Memphis, but see Derrick riding his bike... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, September 14, 2012
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