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Knoxville Museum of Art

1050 World's Fair Park, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
865-525-6101
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Ranked #12 of 40 Attractions in Knoxville
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The museum is a must see for any Knoxville resident or travellor. Richard Jolley exhibit is awesome...and the local art collection is a treasure to behold...very proud of the little gem !!!!!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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116 reviews 116 reviews
52 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Wow. I came right after the KMA had done some renovations to their outdoor space and I was super impressed. The green space is so pleasant and I would love to host an event here in the future!

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Camden, Maine
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100 reviews 100 reviews
16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

During a whirlwind visit to Knoxville we visited the museum and greatly enjoyed The world is not my home- a wonderful exhibit of Danny Lyon photographs. An unexpected treat.

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a great museum for Knoxville. Though not huge, the museum is set up extremely well with multiple galleries that are easy to navigate. This is a great venue for events with both indoor and outdoor spaces looking out onto the city skyline. I attended a recent event and the space really came alive with people. It is certainly... More

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Salem, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This art museum in Knoxville is outstanding. Great display of paintings and sculptures. Easy to get to and experienced docents to answer your questions. If you are in Knoxville it is a have to see place and as I said it is FREE!!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Enjoyed the miniature rooms the most. There is a great deal of empty space, so walking through does not take much time. There was an interesting Mona Lisa made out of spools of thread.

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

of museums in general but I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed this wonderfully spacious modern museum. Normally I whiz through museums to avoid the crowd but here ended up spending nearly 2 hours! There are 3 floors to explore with great glass structures in the main hall. Main attraction for me was the photo exhibit of Danny Lyon,... More

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Portsmouth, NH
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The oil paining collection is small and narrowly focused. I was in and out in one hour. There was in interesting exhibition of photos taken in Knoxville in 1965, but this is temporary.

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Evanston, Il
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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We came mainly to see the nice collection of work from Tennessee artists spanning over 100 years. Very well done. Even recognized a few artist names from other museums across the country. This museum also has about the 3rd largest collection of Thorne Miniature Rooms in the country. I didn't actually realize that they were in other places than the... More

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Painted Post, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

didn't get to see it as it closes at 4 pm, disappointing when you are on vacation looking for some culture, we went to the visitors center first who said check out the museum, bummer

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