EXHIBITIONS

CURRENT | UPCOMING | PAST

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FROM ARTISANS TO ARTISTS

JUNE 26 - SEP. 11, 2022

GASPARRINI GALLERIES

Using historical records, material culture, and metal artwork throughout history, guest curator Dr. Earnestine Jenkins explores African American metal working traditions in Memphis.

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TRIBUTARIES: THOMAS CAMPBELL | COROLLARY

MAY 21 - JULY 17, 2022

KEELER GALLERY

Tributaries artist Thomas Campbell is fifth-generation steelworker whose work honors his family’s legacy by focusing on the processes and aesthetics of the steel fabrication industry.   

 

image: Thomas Campbell, Sequence, 2022. Blackened steel. Artwork courtesy of the Artist. 

A sculptural wall piece with cut pennies in a round frame. The pennies are cut out so that it appears that Abraham Lincoln has small wings. They are arranged in a symmetrical pattern.

SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

ONGOING

This exhibition is located on the first floor of the Library building.

image: Stacey Lee Webber, Abe Hex Sign #9, 2017. Photo courtesy of Houston Cofield.

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BEAUTY IN THE BOUNDARY

ONGOING

This exhibition is located on the second floor of the Library building.

image: Samuel Yellin, Wrought Iron Grille, c. 1930. Photo courtesy of the Metal Museum.

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