College of Communication and Fine Arts Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Memphis Brooks Museum Exhibition - "Soulful Creatures"

Now at the Memphis Brooks Art Museum

 "Soulful Creatures"

Animals of Ancient Egypt Exhibit

From October 18th, 2014 through January 18th, 2015, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will exhibit "Soulful Creature: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt." Several IEAA-affiliated faculty are participating in this Egyptian-themed exhibit.

The Memphis Brooks Museum is located in Overton Park at 1934 Poplar Avenue.

For more information on these upcoming events at the Memphis Brooks Museum, please visit their website: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Events page


October 17th, 2014: Dr. Lorelei Corcoran, Director of the IEAA will present a lecture for the opening reception of the Exhibit.

November 16th, 2014, 2:00-3:30 pm: Dr. Edward Bleiberg, Curator of Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art at the Brooklyn Museum, who curated the "Soulful Creatures" exhibition, and a former director of the IEAA, will be giving a talk at the Brooks Museum on ancient Egyptian animal worship and the use of animal mummies.

December 6th, 2014 at 2:00 pm: Dr. Patrica Podzorski, curator of Egyptian art at the University of Memphis will be giving a guided tour of "Soulful Creatures."

January 18th, 2015 at 2:00 pm: Dr. Nigel Strudwick will present a lecture entitled "From the Nile to the Mississippi: Memphis in Egypt and its Animal Mummies."


Also in conjunction with the "Soulful Creatures" exhibit don't forget to stop by the Art Museum of the University of Memphis and see our tribute to the animals of ancient Egypt with the special display "Featured Creatures: Animals in Ancient Egyptian Art". For more information on this exhibit and the University of Memphis Art Museum please click here.



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