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Knoxville Museum of Art

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Address: 1050 Worlds Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916-1653
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+1 865-525-6101
10:00 - 20:00
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Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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It's More Than a Museum!

I have thoroughly enjoyed time spent at the KMA. In addition to viewing inhouse art exhibits, I have delighted in the special displays from time to time. One prominent exhibit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maryville, TN
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Maryville, TN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have thoroughly enjoyed time spent at the KMA. In addition to viewing inhouse art exhibits, I have delighted in the special displays from time to time. One prominent exhibit featured Rodin's The Thinker, which attracted many art patrons. Also, the museum has sponsored special musical programs in the evening called Alive At Five, which featured local musicians. This is... More 

Thank Hamilton3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter came in from China to visit and we were discussing the museums in other states and countries as to those in our area. We both mentioned how it had been a few years since we traveled to Knoxville to visit the KMA and have lunch...so we went the next day. The exhibits were wonderful, diverse and in properly... More 

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Knoxville, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to a few art shows at the museum is always well maintained with nice showings. Is realitively easy to get to with ample parking options within a short walk.

Thank Calvin B
Big bay mi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The KMA has never looked better! Spring exhibits are some of the most interesting & well presented. Permanent exhibits on the upper floor plus the spectacular Richard Jolly Glass wall in the great hall reflect an ever growing collection in size & importance. Free admission makes it a MUST SEE.

Thank Pete P
Augusta, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only spent an hour here, but we saw everything there was to see. When we went there was a temporary exhibit by a professor at UT called the Cycle of Life, an excellent contemporary exhibit by a local artist, Jered Sprecher, and the permanent collection, including many impressionist paintings by Catherine Wiley, another local artist, whose painting career ended... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This museum was great. I absolutely loved the work of children from the local schools. Each exhibit was admirable. Totally worth a visit especially since it's free.

Thank chassybaby
Olympic National Park, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Where are the eyes? Was here 8 yrs age & I thought the eyes were a fantastic idea & was so disappointed to see them missing on this visit. Loved the are from all the school students, you have a lot of talent in Knoxville.

Thank montanasal694
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Knoxville Museum of Art offers free admission to it's visitors as they are greeting by some of the best visual art in the region and nation. The KMA is home to one of the largest glass sculptures in the country created by our own Richard Jolley. The Museum is also presenting the work of Knoxville native and internationally renowned... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I get here a few times a year, I love it. They truely have a great little museum. If you're close it's no doubt worth the visit.

Thank Uriah R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Conveniently just off I40 in downtown Knoxville this museum is well worth the visit. Large parking lot adjacent is never completely full and you're inside in a minute. Upstairs I love the "Higher Ground" permanent collection but don't miss the amazing and somewhat visually disturbing silicon statue called Evan in the modern room. Museum is small and can be fully... More 

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