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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 #11 of 40 Attractions in Knoxville
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
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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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Located just above World's Fair Park, the Knoxville Museum of Art houses art from very talented people, free entrance (donations accepted - support the arts!), and a quiet, calm atmosphere. The gift shop also offers some very neat trinkets and art you can buy, but some of the prices may be too steep for the average Joe. If you do... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
57 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
16 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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14 reviews 14 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
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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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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
66 helpful votes 66 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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