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COMPILATION: Museums Across the South

Aug 8 2012

by Whitney Long

Quilt currently on display as part of the exhibit “Creation Story: Gee’s Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial” at The Frist Center in Nashville, TN

by Whitney Long

When you open your door at 8 am and the heat and humidity hit you square in the face, that can only mean one thing…. the dog days of summer are here! These hottest, most sultry days of summer are in July and August when the temperature climbs to dizzying levels.

Escape the heat and head indoors to some of the fabulous exhibits currently going on in museums across the South. Cooling off while viewing cool art – a great combination for this time of year!

Click the below links for current exhibitions and collections:

Birmingham Museum of Art – Birmingham, AL

http://www.artsbma.org/exhibitions

Art Folk Gallery – Birmingham, AL

http://artfolkgallery.org/exhibits.php

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art – Auburn, AL

http://www.jcsm.auburn.edu/index.html

Georgia Museum of Art – Athens, GA

http://www.georgiamuseum.org/art/exhibitions/on-view

Morris Museum of Art – Augusta, GA

http://www.themorris.org/exhibitions.html

Telfair Museums – Savannah, GA

http://telfair.org/view/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/

Paul and LuLu Hilliard Universty Art Museum – Lafayette, LA

http://museum.louisiana.edu/exhibitions

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art – Biloxi, MS

https://www.georgeohr.org/Content.aspx?id=177&P=1&C=503

Levine Museum of the New South – Charlotte, NC

http://www.museumofthenewsouth.org/exhibits/

Columbia Museum of Art – Columbia, SC

http://www.columbiamuseum.org/art/exhibitions

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts – Nashville, TN

http://fristcenter.org/calendar-exhibitions

Chrysler Museum of Art – Norfolk, VA

http://www.chrysler.org/exhibitions/current/

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Whitney Long is co-founder of The Southern C and The Southern C Summit. Mama x 4, wife x 1. Entrepreneur, thinker, doer, writer, researcher, believer. Enjoys working alongside creative entrepreneurs to build community while supporting established and upcoming brands. Hobbies include travel, reading, bike rides and clever craft cocktails.

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  1. maryboycehicks

    I love the quilts from Gee’s Bend (the photo at the top). I was fortunate to meet some of the women who make them when I was in high school… such an amazing story and beautiful art they make.

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