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Knoxville Museum of Art

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Address: 1050 World's Fair Park, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
Phone Number: 865-525-6101
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Considering that Knoxville is a city of fewer than 200,000 people, the city's art culture is to be commended, especially their art museum. It was well worth visiting. Expect to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Burbank, California
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Burbank, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Considering that Knoxville is a city of fewer than 200,000 people, the city's art culture is to be commended, especially their art museum. It was well worth visiting. Expect to spend an hour or two there when you go.

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Catlettsburg, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

In town and convenient . Loved the small dollhouse collection of figurines. The 3 dimensional art work was very nice. The man at the welcome desk was very informative and nice

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PigeonForge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I like that Knoxville Museum of Art has something for everyone. The facility includes many local artist from all walks of life as well as from those afar. I enjoyed viewing the many various styles of art at Knoxville Museum. It for sure helped to open up the creative part of my brain + for that I'm most grateful. I... More 

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Somerset
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The museum had great exhibits while we were there. We were most impressed with the staff. We have a family of teenagers that don't exactly love art, but the workers were excited about the art. They were respectful about the noise level, but they kept it from being awkwardly quiet. They also have a gardens area and another area with... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great museum! In the center of everything and it's not so big that it can't be done easily without rushing. The gift shop is also delightful. I was not expecting this gem of a museum in the middle of downtown Knoxville and was so pleasantly surprised! Recommend wholeheartedly!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This museum has a fantastic permenant collection and nthe new addition of the substantial Richard Jolley installation makes it a "must do" stop whether you are a local or passing through! Don't miss it, it is sure to attract artists and art lovers from all over the world!

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Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We visited on a Sunday afternoon, admission was free and we got in on a guided tour. The staff is very friendly and we saw several artists works. We would definitely revisit this museum.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

good place to blow an hour or two on a rainy day. small museum but the ground will be nice in nicer weather. I went in winter so nothing to see outside. went to a photography exibit a few years ago that was very well put together. hopefully will have more shows in the future.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's terrific that Knoxville has this museum & McClung Museum on UTK campus. This museum is small, but can give out-of-towners a little taste of East TN & locals a bit of culture & a place to exhibit.

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Powell, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The upstairs classical paintings can be very fun to go through with children who enjoy telling stories. It's a great past time that can easily last anywhere from a half hour to a half day depending on your child's imagination. The gift shop is a little pricy. If you find it, get the coloring book of the art work at... More 

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