The permanent collection of more than 7,000 works of art that are housed in this museum spans antiquity to the present. The Kress Collection includes Italian Renaissance and Baroque paintings and sculpture from the late thirteenth century to the eighteenth century and includes outstanding works by such artists as Taddeo di Bartolo, Girolamo Romanino, Sebastiano Ricci and Canaletto. The Museum's sculpture holdings are particulary strong in 19th and 20th century works by such American sculptors as Manuel Neri, Robert Arneson and James Surls. Nearly 3,000 prints dating from the 15th century to the present are in the Brooks Collection, many a gift in the 1940s from Dr. Louis Levy, a prominent Memphis physician. There are nearly 1000 works in this collection which consists primarily of 19th - 20th century American drawings and watercolors.
Other Art nearby:
(Memphis) Albers Gallery
(Memphis) Jay Etkin Gallery
(Memphis) Lisa Kurts Gallery
(Memphis) Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
(Memphis) Perry Nicole Fine Art Gallery
12/05 Coming to The Memphis area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.