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Knoxville Museum of Art

1050 World's Fair Park, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
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Ranked #11 of 47 attractions in Knoxville
Type: Art Museums
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Vandalia, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

This was a wonderful museum to visit. I would recommend it for all ages. There are a total of three floors but the lower level appears to be mainly used for classes, etc. There is a good variety of items and some very unique pieces. The staff was helpful. There is no admission fee.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Very interesting. My daughter loved the miniature room exhibit. There was so much to look at. It was a good place to spend an hour or two while visiting Knoxville.

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South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It proved a delightful find at a delightful price. Free admission and free parking. Galleries are uncrowded and viewing is not overbearing. Walls are uncrowded and works feel open and free. The exhibition of works in glass is surreal. I had a grand time with my cameras on those glass works. Be sure to see permanent exhibition of East Tennessee... More

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Fort Lauderdale
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I really enjoyed this art museum. They had some of the most unique forms of art I've seen in an art museum. I spent about 2 hours and really enjoyed the traveling show section with the glass. The museum is bright, airy, and easy to walk around. Another surprise it didn't cost anything unless you chose to leave a donation.... More

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Johnson City, Tennessee
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My wife and I decided to visit the museum during our anniversary get away to Knoxville. It was the highlight of our trip, and it was free!

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We enjoyed the Knoxville Museum of Art a lot. My daughter is an art student at Mass College of Art and was pleasantly surprised with the the layout and art in the museum. She took many photos and notes. It was free which was even more of a bonus. The back of the museum has a patio that looks out... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This museum is small without major artists. However, what they do have is nicely displayed and are interesting pieces. It is free admission so pop in to cool off.

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St. James, New York, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Everything about the KMA was excellent. The exhibits were fascinating and thought provoking. The whole building has been renovated and is very nice and clean. The staff is wonderful. Look for Richard Jolley's "Circle of Life" in the Ann & Steve Bailey Hall.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The Knoxville Art Museum is a modern and attractive facility. Conveniently located downtown. Probably better than you would expect outside a major city. Worth a visit.

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Austin, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

With the unveiling of Richard Jolley's new epic work, Cycle of Life, Knoxville is now in a class of its own with this 7 stage, 105' long glass and steel installation. We also thoroughly enjoyed the rest of the museum and its collections!

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