Taking a Tour of Two Memphis Art Museums

Taking a Tour of Two Memphis Art Museums

Impressionism is coming to Memphis during the summer of 2011 in the form of two once-in-a-lifetime exhibitions at two top-rank art museums, The Dixon Gallery and Gardens and Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. "A Very Impressionistic Summer," offers audiences an opportunity to immerse themselves in the artistic world of Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, John Singer Sargent and Jean-Louis Forain. Find out more at http://impressmemphis.org/

About the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
The collection of the Brooks encompasses works in all media made throughout the world, from antiquity to the present day. With this encyclopedic collection and an exciting schedule of international traveling exhibitions and award-winning programs, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art ranks as the oldest and one of the largest fine arts museums in the state of Tennessee, with a total of 86,000 square feet of which 36,600 is devoted to the display of art. http://www.brooksmuseum.org/

About the Dixon Gallery and Gardens
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, one of Memphis' premier art museums since 1976, specializes in impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and decorative arts.

Throughout its history, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens has endeavored to ensure a rich cultural experience for visitors by creating unique educational programs featuring exhibitions highlighting the Dixon's strengths: the fine art collection, decorative art collection, and beautiful thriving gardens. http://www.dixon.org/

Find out more about visiting Memphis at http://www.memphistravel.com/