Brooks Teen Advisory Committee Meets Memphis artist George Hunt

Last week the Brooks Teen Advisory Committee met with Memphis artist George Hunt for a workshop at the museum. The group worked with their own ideas in the style of the artist and everyone went home with a finished work of art. We are in the process of gathering feedback from the committee to use when planning artist workshops for teen audiences in the future! Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Sunday, November 25, 2012
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Zahra Nazari: Intern Extraordinaire

[caption id="attachment_4556" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 05#18 Acrylic on Canvas 53x94.5 2012[/caption] My Brooks internship began when I was an international graduate student from Iran attending the Memphis College of Art in painting. I had been searching for an opportunity that would be connected to the art world in Memphis and also help me to learn new skills. I was very interested in the Brooks Museum because I felt it could be an environment that introduces me to the... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Sunday, November 18, 2012
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Dia de los Muertos: Recap

On Saturday, October 27th, the Memphis Brooks Museum was open, and very much alive, to a day of festivities spirited in the Mexican tradition of celebrating the dead. The families of Memphis' Latino community and art enthusiasts alike filled the Brooks, honoring Dia de los Muertos with face painting in the Renaissance galleries, skeletons reanimated through sculpture on the lower level, and outside on the terrace - several stunning performances from local Latinos preserving their heritage... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, November 9, 2012
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