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Knoxville Museum of Art
Knoxville Museum of Art
1050 Worlds Fair Park Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37916
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Knoxville Museum of Art

Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA) focuses on the works of renowned artists from East Tennessee. Over the years, the collection has become more focused on the art and culture of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, and the permanent collection includes pieces from the mid-1800s through today. Visitors will notice the art museum is made of local Tennessee marble, plus steel and concrete. Spend a day at this art museum Knoxville, Tennessee. Since its admission is free, this is a wonderful activity for Knoxville visitors on a budget.


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 Admission is free.

Hours -

 Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5 pm; Sunday, 1 - 5pm. Closed Monday.


  • Family Fun Day
  • Dine & Discover
  • Big Ears Festival


  • Docent tours
  • Exhibitions
  • Museum gift shop
  • Alive After Five
  • Creative Corner for Kids


  • What is Cycles of Life?

    Cycles of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity is the largest figural glass art installation on the planet. It was created by notable Knoxville artist Richard Jolley, and generously donated to the KMA by Steve and Ann Bailey. It was installed in 2014, and the preparation for it cost $6 million.
  • Is there parking near the Museum?

    There is free parking on the north side of the large staff lot. There's another free lot across the street, which is the first right onto World's Fair Park Drive. If the lots are full, you can also find metered street parking.

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