Brooks Museum breaks ground on new site Downtown

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: June 02, 2023 5:54 AM CT | Published: June 01, 2023 11:27 AM CT

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a world-class new home for Memphis’ art collection,” the museum’s executive director said. “Right now, Memphis is known for music, barbecue and the Grizzlies. In 2026, it will also be known for its history, present and future, as a world-class, visual arts destination.”

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Christin Yates is a native Memphian who has worked in PR and copywriting since 2007. She earned her B.S. in public relations and M.S. in mass communications from Murray State University.


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