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Knoxville Museum of Art

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Address: 1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
Phone Number: 865-525-6101
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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small and beautiful

The collection is excellent and well displayed. It's easy to get around. And it's free. You should go.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Beaufort, Slo Country
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an hour to kill before our restaurant reservation and were parked nearby, so we thought we should check it out. We’d been in New York a couple of weeks ago and checked out the Guggenheim, the new Whitney and best of all the Neue Gallerie…so, we’re pretty jaundiced about what Knoxville might have to offer. Boy, were we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The collection is excellent and well displayed. It's easy to get around. And it's free. You should go.

Thank skillby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited today to get out of the first rain we have seen in Tennessee. Spent an enjoyable hour and a half there.A great selection of modern art there plus some Impressionist work and some local artists and local scenes. My favourite was a clever piece made out of cotton reels and viewed through a Perspex lense. It looks like the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For a small-ish town KMOA is a real surprise. Nice variety of local and national/global work. Shows change several times per year & include something for most art connoisseurs.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Knoxville Museum of Art is a terrific location, downtown with plenty of parking. Hotels near by if you want to go for New Years Eve and not drive home (or if you are visiting Knoxville). It's nice to hear music here and they often have events with bands. Always have good bartenders on staff. Very friendly people here. You can... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a respectable little art museum here in Knoxville. In addition to a nice permanent collection, one may see traveling exhibits as well. They have a wonderful gift shop and also serve as a venue for many local events.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the shop is the attraction here although the exhibits are wonderful and modern-the architecture is great and they just held a flower show there. the Thorne rooms exhibit needs its own revue-miniature rooms from famous collection,, very rare and wonderful miniatures in great historical detail.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a couple of different exhibitions here. The one with new art was very impressive and caused food for thought. The place is well organised with the guards blending in not wearing "uniforms" Worth visiting

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a modest sized museum that features the art and the handicrafts of East Tennessee i.e. the area of big mountains and the life of the people that lived in these mountains. There is more contemporary art from outside the region as well in addition to classic American art. It's all interesting but the focus on East Tennessee is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

My first time at a real museum and I really loved it. The exhibits were beautiful and unusual. The most striking for me was the old woman holding the baby. The "Mona Lisa" exhibit was neat. I also liked the glass sculptures but the older painting were truly amazing to see! They were over 100 years old and looked like... More 

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