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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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Free parking, free art, what's not to love?

All of the open galleries were great. Can't understand why they had two galleries closed at the same time is this small museum. Should be staggered better.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Bishopville, Maryland
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very good in the past but they have not had a good traveling exhibit in many years. Miss the days that they had Chihully and other exhibits.

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Bishopville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

All of the open galleries were great. Can't understand why they had two galleries closed at the same time is this small museum. Should be staggered better.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Beautiful building, free admission, nice terrace to walk out on, nice kids' space to draw and make some art, but the exhibits are sparse.

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The KMA is always on my short-list of things to do in Knoxville, I make this suggestion to everyone who may have a little bit of extra time in downtown. They offer a fun little children's room with art and light board designs. The venue is open and always sunny. The exhibits update enough to keep it very interesting for... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The museum is small but fairly nice. It doesn't really compare to the art museums in Chattanooga, Nashville or Atlanta. The collection and exhibits here I would describe as primarily regional in its scope rather than national or international. However, unlike those places the KMA is free. I enjoy the architecture of the building. It is modern, but unlike many... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Be sure to check out the Richard Jolley glass installation. But it is even better at dusk or at night

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Dalton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Attending a three day convention at the Knoxville Convention Center, we walked across the park to the Knoxville Museum of Art and found it to be, first of all free. There are excellent exhibits. A delightful afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Outstand facility. for visitors on a very hot summer day! Great exhibits and pleasant employees. As I remember, reasonably priced or maybe e Ben free. I was someone's guest. Recommend it highly for a visit.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a fairly small museum but it was very nice. All of the staff were informative and kind. The art was amazing. It didn't take too long to walk through and it was a free, fun way to beat the heat.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Convenient location, beautiful facility, friendly staff, wonderful displays. Enjoyed my visit very much. After your visit, head next door to the chocolate factory for some yummy treats.

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