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Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great exhibits! Do not miss!

We went specifically to see the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit which we had missed when it was a few hours... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Castleton On Hudson, New York
A good variety in a small art museum; nice way to enjoy art on a cold winter day

We took a trip on up to Memphis to get out on a rainy winter weekend. We had not been to Brooks in... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Oxford, Mississippi
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Founded in 1916 and located at 1934 Poplar Ave. in historic Overton Park, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is home to Tennessee’s oldest and largest major collection of world art. More than 10,000 works make up the Brooks Museum’s permanent collection...more
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1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104-2765
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went specifically to see the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit which we had missed when it was a few hours away of our home. That was exciting to see, but we stumbled on some other permanent and temporary exhibits that were fantastic. I am only sorry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We took a trip on up to Memphis to get out on a rainy winter weekend. We had not been to Brooks in years and were delighted they had a Georgia O'Keeffe exhibit of painting done in Hawaii in the thirties. The museum has a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HaleF643
Reviewed January 8, 2019

On our third visit to the Brooks demonstrates that this is definitely one of the highlights of any visit to Memphis. Located on the south side of Overton Park, the Brooks is an excellent, medium-sized museum, with a very good permanent collection and surprisingly good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Good little museum at a reasonable price. Everyone enjoyed the visit, even the teenager. Beautiful grounds as well if you need a walk or a stretch.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed December 21, 2018

When you think of Memphis you really don't think of fine arts. What a surprise to find such great collection of art not far from the zoo. A good mix of modern with the classics in a very nice space. Small enough as not to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited museum yesterday specifically for the Georgia O’KEEFFE exhibit of Hawaii advertising. Nice exhibits

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

We visited the Brooks Museum this past weekend during a weekend visit to Memphis to see my brother in law, and I was really impressed! The museum is on the smaller side, but their exhibits and their permanent collection were compelling! When we visited (Dec....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed November 10, 2018

This place has some beautiful pieces of art. Some of the paintings and such date back to before 1400's. Just stunning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LISA C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Don't be confused ... This isn;t the Louve ... However, for a facility of its' size, 80,000 sf ,( showcasing between 4 and 5,000 pieves of art, plus significant sculptures and photos ), this is a very nice place to visit. The vast majority of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank rs49ss47
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Went here with time to fill between business meetings. Took a chance and yes- this museum is part of the reciprocal membership with Cheekwood. Yippee! Could only stroll for an hour, but it was very relaxing and enjoyable.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from shchristy | Reviewed this property |
Whoops! We're not from the area so don't know---sorry.