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1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
(865) 525-6101 knoxart.org

August 2017

8th Annual Positively Living Summer Swing

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$125

Positively Living will hold its eighth annual Summer Swing with red-carpet photos on arrival, live music by Frog & Toad’s Dixie Stomp band, buffet, summer cocktails, beer, wine, punch bowl extravaganza, cigar bar and whiskey tasting. Tickets are available by clicking HERE.

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Focus on Oncology: Canvas Art Exhibition by HC21

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Canvas Art Exhibition is part of a three-stage "Focus on Oncology" day being held by HealthCare 21 Business Coalition (HC21). The 75 pieces of artwork were created by people affected by cancer, both patients and caregivers, and are part of the Lilly Oncology on Canvas (LOOC) project. The reception and exhibition are open to the public and feature refreshments, cash bar and music by Kukuly and the Gypsy Fuego. Register online to attend the reception by clicking HERE. The HC21 focus on oncology day…

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October 2017

KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The featured works are: Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza, from the Spanish Dances; Franck: Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano; and Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The featured works are: Sarasate: Romanza Andaluza, from the Spanish Dances; Franck: Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano; and Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18.

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Knoxville Opera Ball

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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This major fundraiser of the Knoxville Opera Guild is an annual, elegant black tie affair and includes cocktails, silent and live auctions, gourmet meal prepared by Executive Chef Matt Gallaher of Emilia and Knox Mason, live music and dancing. The event is sold-out. Waiting list information is HERE.

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November 2017

KMA Clayton Award Luncheon

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The James L. Clayton Award is presented at an annual luncheon to the individual, family, foundation or business whose support of the Knoxville Museum of Art has been both uncommonly generous and sustained. The 20th annual award recipients are Melissa and Randy Burleson, with members of the Director’s Circle also being honored. Those members include all individuals, businesses and foundations that give $1,000 or more annually to the museum.

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East Tennessee Community Design Center Annual Meeting

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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East Tennessee Community Design Center membership required

East Tennessee Community Design Center (ETCDC) will hold its annual meeting to give the 2017 report and elect 2018 board members and officers.

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January 2018

2018 East Tennessee Region State Legislators’ Hospitality & Tourism Lunch

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$30

A networking and luncheon event will be held, sponsored by the Greater Knoxville Hospitality Association (GKHA), Visit Knoxville and Middle East Tennessee Tourism Council (METTC), with the region's state legislators. Registration and networking begin at 11 a.m., followed by lunch and the program at 11:30 a.m. Attendees should register HERE by Jan. 1, 2018.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The featured works are: Mozart: Duo No. 1 in G Major for violin and viola; C.P.E. Bach: Trio Sonata for Two Violins and Continuo in A minor, Wq. 156; J.S. Bach: Largo ma non tanto from the Concerto for Two Violins in D minor; and Kendall Briggs: Duo Concertante for Two Violins (2012).

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The featured works are: Mozart: Duo No. 1 in G Major for violin and viola; C.P.E. Bach: Trio Sonata for Two Violins and Continuo in A minor, Wq. 156; J.S. Bach: Largo ma non tanto from the Concerto for Two Violins in D minor; and Kendall Briggs: Duo Concertante for Two Violins (2012).

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March 2018

KMA L’Amour du Vin Wine Auction and Dinner 2018

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$500

L’Amour du Vin Wine Auction and Dinner partners with Relais & Chateaux property Blackberry Farm to create a spectacular evening, now in its 15th year. Silent auction and wine tasting begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and live auction at 7:30 p.m. Guest chef Nancy Oakes of Boulevard in San Francisco will be joined by the chefs and sommeliers of Blackberry Farm. The guest vintner will be Darioush Khaledi of Darioush Winery in Napa, California.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The featured works are: Trad/Heifetz: Deep River; Ives: Violin Sonata No. 4, "Children's Day at the Camp Meeting"; Copland: Allegretto giusto from the Sonata for Violin and Piano; and Dvorak: String Quintet in E flat Major, Op. 97 (Viola Quintet).

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The featured works are: Trad/Heifetz: Deep River; Ives: Violin Sonata No. 4, "Children's Day at the Camp Meeting"; Copland: Allegretto giusto from the Sonata for Violin and Piano; and Dvorak: String Quintet in E flat Major, Op. 97 (Viola Quintet).

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An Evening of Barbeque and Bidding

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$50

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will hold the 7th Annual Evening of Barbeque and Bidding fundraiser, a H.A.B.I.T. (Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee) event to raise money to support the mission of providing animal-assisted activities. The event features barbecue, craft beers, wine from Chateau La Paws, silent and live auctions and music

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April 2018

Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Reservations required

This annual event, now in its 11th year, celebrates the life of Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer and her passion for the arts and dedication to the Dulin Gallery of Art and Knoxville Museum of Art. This year’s speaker, Tina Oldknow, is an independent curator and art historian specializing in contemporary art, craft and design in glass. In 2015, she retired from her post as senior curator of modern and contemporary glass at The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York,…

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KMA Artists on Location Awards Reception & Art Sale

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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A reception for Artists on Location, A Plein Air Painting Event, will be held by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Artwork will be on display and available for sale to attendees. A cash bar for wine, spirits and beer will be available.

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May 2018

KMA Collectors Circle Exhibition Preview

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will hold a private viewing for "Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection." This event is by invitation-only and features more than 40 paintings from the extensive holdings of the Johnson Collection in Spartanburg, South Carolina, which examines the history of the Impressionist movement and its influence on art created in and about the American South.

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KMA “Scenic Impressions” Opening Reception

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will host an opening reception for “Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection.” This exhibit features more than 40 paintings from the extensive holdings of the Johnson Collection in Spartanburg, South Carolina, which examines the history of the Impressionist movement and its influence on art created in and about the American South. A cash bar will be available.

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Make-A-Wish Grandstand Classic

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$10 – $175

The Grandstand Classic is a fundraising event to benefit Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee and revolves around all things Kentucky Derby. The event includes music, traditional mint juleps, cocktails, food, hat contest, auctions and a live feed of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Make-A-Wish helps to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions in the East Tennessee community, and the Grandstand Classic is the organization's largest fundraiser in the region. Sponsorships are available. Attire is cocktail/dressy.

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KMA Summer Kickoff Party

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$125

The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a “Kick-Off to Summer” party to benefit the museum’s operations and educational programs. The event features a cocktail buffet and live music from the The Atlanta Showstoppers party band. Dressy casual attire. For more information, contact Carla May Paré at cpare@knoxart.org.

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KMA Collectors Circle Celebration Dinner

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will host the Delaney Acquisition Celebration Dinner, which includes an exclusive private viewing of the nine works of art by Beauford Delaney that were purchased earlier this year from the artist’s estate. This event is by invitation only for members of the Collectors Circle; RSVP is required. A buffet dinner will be held in Bailey Hall, and Curator Stephen Wicks will present each of the nine works and offer his insights. The Knoxville Museum of Art now holds…

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Richard Jolley Book Signing: “Cycle of Life”

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA) will hold a celebration and book launch of Richard Jolley's new book, "The Cycle of Life." This is a private, invitation-only event. Jolley's Cycle of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity, is displayed at the KMA and is one of the largest figurative glass-and-steel assemblages in the world.

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June 2018

KMA: Painting with a Purpose

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Free

Hosted by Art House at the KMA, Painting with a Purpose will feature wildlife and animal painter Freddy Paske, who will travel from London for the event. Paske uses his art to bring attention to the difficulties facing what remains of the world’s wildlife population through the project “The Bigger Picture.” Elephants, for example, are the world’s largest living land mammal. In 1979 there were just 1.3 million left; today only 450,000 survive in the wild. Paske also will bring a…

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United Way of Greater Knoxville’s Women’s Leadership Council Spring Gathering

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The United Way of Greater Knoxville's Women's Leadership Council will hold its spring gathering, titled "The Art and Color of Happiness." The event is by invitation only. Attire is business casual or casual.

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July 2018

9th Annual Positively Living Summer Swing

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$135

Positively Living will hold its ninth annual Summer Swing with the 2018 theme of "Summer Nights, South Beach." The "hottest event of the summer" features live music, South Beach cocktails, a taste of Little Havana, cigar bar, whiskey tasting, dancing and live auction.

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August 2018

Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus’ A Little Night Music Gala

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$75

“A Little Night Music,” a fundraising event by the Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus, now in its fourth year, includes drinks, music, silent and live auctions and dinner. Lori Tucker, Dino Cartwright and Kim Hansard will serve as emcees for the event.

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KMA Collectors Circle Special Preview: Joseph Delaney

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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RSVP needed

Collectors Circle members are invited to a special preview of the new Knoxville Museum of Art exhibition, Joseph Delaney: On the Move, led by curator Stephen Wicks. This is the first major KMA exhibition devoted to the work of Joseph Delaney (1904-1991), an important Knoxville-born painter. On the Move includes more than 40 paintings and drawings. Collectors Club members, sponsors, lenders and friends will gather in the entry lobby for drinks and refreshments before the preview tour.

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September 2018

East Tennessee Community Design Center: Arts and City Placemaking

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The East Tennessee Community Design Center will host "Arts and City Placemaking," a multi-faceted approach to planning, design and management of public spaces. Liza Zenni, executive director of Arts & Culture Alliance, will speak on "Re-imaging the City through Culturally Significant Art and Murals." Eric Asboe from the Chattanooga Department of Transportation will talk about "Creative Placemaking Through Art." Josiah Golson, resident artist, 800 Collective in Chattanooga will look at "Using Art and Placemaking to Raise up a Neighborhood." A…

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October 2018

KMA Art House: ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will host an outdoor film viewing party in the North Garden hosted by KMA Art House. The 2010 documentary, "Exit Through the Gift Shop," was directed by anonymous graffiti artist and political activist Bansky. Based in England, his street art is known for dark humor and distinct stenciling style. For more information, email cpare@knoxart.org.

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KMA Clayton Award Luncheon

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The James L. Clayton Award is presented at an annual luncheon to the individual, family, foundation or business whose support of the Knoxville Museum of Art has been both uncommonly generous and sustained. The 21st annual award recipients are the Beall Family, with members of the Director’s Circle also being honored. Those members include all individuals, businesses and foundations that give $1,000 or more annually to the museum.

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November 2018

KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The November concert is titled "Devilish Vivaldi." Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia Bach: Parita No. 3 in E Major for solo violin Tartinie: Devil's Trill Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Spring and Summer Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins in A minor

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The November concert is titled "Devilish Vivaldi." Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia Bach: Parita No. 3 in E Major for solo violin Tartinie: Devil's Trill Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Spring and Summer Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins in A minor

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December 2018

Knoxville Opera Ball

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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This major fundraiser of the Knoxville Opera Guild is an annual, elegant affair and includes cocktails, silent and live auctions, gourmet meal, live music and dancing. Attire: black tie/black tie optional. The 2018 theme is "Fire and Ice."

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KMA: Student Art Reception and Exhibition

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will hold an opening reception for the 13th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition. Attendees will be welcomed by state Sen. Becky Massey, chair of the Arts Caucus for the Tennessee General Assembly. Admission is free. The work will be on exhibit through Jan. 13.

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January 2019

KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The January concert is titled "Epic Music for an Intimate Stage." Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Glazunov: Meditation Shostakovich: 5 Duos for Two Violins Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The January concert is titled "Epic Music for an Intimate Stage." Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Glazunov: Meditation Shostakovich: 5 Duos for Two Violins Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor

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KMA Art House: 2019 Kickoff Party

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Art House, an organization within the Knoxville Museum of Art dedicated to sparking appreciation for the arts in the under-50 generation, will host its 2019 Kick-off with a party featuring the works of Jered Sprecher. Sprecher will be discuss the large piece he has on display in the Currents exhibition at museum. The event, which also serves as a membership drive for Art House, includes food and a specialty cocktail. RSVP to Mollie Turner at metucke@gmail.com.

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February 2019

Southern Winter’s Night

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$150

Southern Winter’s Night is a fundraiser in support of the Hope Center. Previously held in the summer, Southern Winter's Night features heavy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary cocktails. A silent auction will be held from 6-8:50 p.m. Special entertainment begins at 8 p.m. with a live auction at 8:15 p.m. RSVP by Friday, Feb. 8. Call 865-531-5210 or email jsheehan@covhlth.com for tickets and additional information.

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Vol Means All Reception Benefiting UT’s Pride Center

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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RSVP requested

Vol Means All will hold a cocktail reception to update the efforts of alumni and friends to help fund the University of Tennessee Pride Center and provide updates on current programs at the center. Attendance is free; attendees will be asked to make a contribution. RSVP to Chad@ChadGoldman.com.

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March 2019

KMA L’Amour du Vin Wine Auction and Dinner 2019

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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L’Amour du Vin partners with Relais & Chateaux property Blackberry Farm to create a spectacular evening, now in its 16th year. Silent auction and wine tasting begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and live auction at 7:30 p.m. Featured guests include winemaker Eric Baugher of Ridge Vineyards, sculpture artist Andrew Erdos and guest chef Steven Satterfield, co-owner of Miller Union in Atlanta, who will be joined by the chefs and sommeliers of Blackberry Farm.

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Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Appalachian Reckoning is a retort, at turns rigorous, critical, angry and hopeful, to the long shadow Hillbilly Elegy has cast over the region and its imagining. But it also moves beyond Hillbilly Elegy to allow Appalachians from varied backgrounds to tell diverse and complex stories through scholarship, prose, poetry and photography. The event will feature a panelists of contributors from the collection including: Meredith McCarroll, Robert Gipe, Linda Parson, Bob Hutton, Lou Murrey and Jeremy Jones. A cash bar and refreshments will…

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Friends of the Knox County Public Library: 2019 Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture with Silas House

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Best-selling author Silas House will present the 2019 Wilma Dykeman Stokely Memorial Lecture in the Ann and Steve Bailey Hall of the Knoxville Museum of Art. House is the author of five novels, a book of creative nonfiction and three plays. House’s most recent novel, Southernmost, was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was one of the American Library Association’s Ten Choices for Best Book Group Books of 2018, and one of Southern Living’s Best Books…

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Junior League of Knoxville Black Dress Ball

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$75

The inaugural Black Dress Ball (previously Spring Gala) benefits the Junior League of Knoxville and features dinner, a silent auction and entertainment provided by The Coveralls. Attire is dressy, black tie optional or cocktail. Tickets are available HERE.

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April 2019

KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The April concert is titled "The Essence of Schubert." Wieniawski: Polonaise No. 1 in D Major Mozart: Sonata in E minor Schubert: String Quintet in C Major

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KMA Art House: Art Collecting with the Bells

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Art House members

Art House members will enjoy sushi and sake while viewing the art collection of Paige and James Bells in their home. Ticket cost is $35. Information about the Art House is available HERE.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The April concert is titled "The Essence of Schubert." Wieniawski: Polonaise No. 1 in D Major Mozart: Sonata in E minor Schubert: String Quintet in C Major

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Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Reservation needed

This annual event, now in its 12th year, celebrates the life of Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer and her passion for the arts and dedication to the Dulin Gallery of Art and Knoxville Museum of Art. This year’s speaker, Shawnya L. Harris, is the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art at the Georgia Museum of Art, where she organizes group and solo exhibitions focused on both historical and contemporary artists of African descent. She…

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KSO UnStaged: Vision

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$40

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's first UnStaged event in 2019 features an exploration of the relationship between music and visual arts as the KSO and Museum of Art join forces for a sensory experience.

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KMA Artists on Location

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Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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A reception for Artists on Location, A Plein Air Painting Event, will be held by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Artwork will be on display and available for sale to attendees. A cash bar and light "bites" will be available. The event is free and open to the public.

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May 2019

Make-A-Wish Grandstand Classic

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$10 – $175

The Grandstand Classic is a fundraising event to benefit Make-A-Wish® East Tennessee and revolves around all things Kentucky Derby. The event includes music, traditional mint juleps, cocktails, food, silent and live auctions, and a live feed of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Attire: cocktail/Derby attire/hats encouraged. Make-A-Wish helps to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions in the East Tennessee community, and the Grandstand Classic is the organization’s largest fundraiser in the region.

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‘Kick-off to Summer’ at the KMA

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Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$125

The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a “Kick-Off to Summer” party to benefit the museum’s operations and educational programs. The event features a cocktail buffet, full bar and live music from the The Atlanta Showstoppers party band. Attire: Dressy casual. The event also will coincide with the opening of the KMA's newest exhibition, Design by Time. For more information, contact Carla May Paré at cpare@knoxart.org.

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June 2019

KMA Art House: Design by Time Costume Party

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a costume party exclusive to members of Art House, a group aimed at connecting the next generation to the KMA. Guests are encouraged to arrive in a costume, outfit or tie inspired by one of the works in the current exhibition, "Design by Time." For information about how to join Art House, email cpare@knoxart.org.

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August 2019

KMA “Whistler & Company: The Etching Revival” Opening Reception

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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KMA members

The Knoxville Museum of Art will host an opening reception for “Whistler & Company: The Etching Revival,” which includes nearly a dozen works by expatriate American artist James Abbot McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) and more than 50 etchings by some of his most accomplished American and European contemporaries.  Whistler’s images of the River Thames, Venice and Parisian scenes revived, at least in part, the art of etching in the 19th century. The revival took hold in France, England and the United…

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KMA: Cocktails & Conversation with Jack Neely

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Jack Neely, executive director of the Knoxville History Project, will introduce two new Knoxville Museum of Art acquisitions: Vine and Central, a 1940 painting by Knoxville artist Joseph Delaney, and Knoxville, Tennessee,1947 by internationally renowned photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. The event is open to the public, and a  cash bar will be available.

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September 2019

A Toast to the Arts: 2019

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$100

The gala for "A Toast to the Arts: 2019" is held by The Knoxville Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, and supports the citywide efforts to recognize Beauford and Joseph Delaney, world-renowned artists and Knoxville natives. Gala proceeds will fund the performance of "Beauford," which will be presented in 2020 by Knoxville's Marble Opera Company. The opera was commissioned by Gathering Light: The Delaney Project. The gala includes dinner buffet, a tour of the museum and live entertainment. Call 865-410-2707 for…

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2019 Celebration of Philanthropy

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The East Tennessee Foundation's Celebration of Philanthropy is held every two years to host fundholders and professional advisors and recognize professional advisors who demonstrate extraordinary philanthropic leadership by presenting them with the Key to Philanthropy Award. The event is presented by The Trust Company of Tennessee.

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October 2019

KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Brandenburg and Beyond

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The October concert is titled “Brandenburg and Beyond.” Corelli: La Folia for Violin, Harpsichord, and Continuo Handel: Sonata No. 4 in D Major for Violin and Harpsichord Martinu: Promenades for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Brandenburg and Beyond

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The October concert is titled “Brandenburg and Beyond.” Corelli: La Folia for Violin, Harpsichord, and Continuo Handel: Sonata No. 4 in D Major for Violin and Harpsichord Martinu: Promenades for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5

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KMA Clayton Award Luncheon

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The James L. Clayton Award is presented at an annual luncheon to the individual, family, foundation or business whose support of the Knoxville Museum of Art has been both uncommonly generous and sustained. The 22nd annual award recipients will be announced; members of the Director's Circle also will be honored. Those members include all individuals, businesses and foundations that give $1,000 or more annually to the museum.    

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Knoxville Opera Ball

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$250

This major fundraiser of the Knoxville Opera Guild is an annual, elegant affair and includes cocktails, silent and live auctions, gourmet meal, live music and dancing. The 2019 event is called "The Butterfly Ball."

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November 2019

Women’s Fund of East Tennessee Advocacy Reception

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Women's Fund of East Tennessee will hold an advocacy forum and reception to educate the community regarding work to change the narrative in East Tennessee to a positive one in which young women are encouraged to pursue a post-secondary education. Speakers will address work in progress with end goal objectives, the work in community schools and a special Tennessee Promise feature. Hors d'oeuvres and wine will be provided.

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December 2019

KMA: Student Art Reception and Exhibition

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will hold an opening reception for the 14th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition. Attendees will be welcomed by E. Frank Bluestein, managing director of the Tennessee Arts Academy. The awards ceremony begins at 6:45 p.m. Admission is free. The work will be on exhibit through Jan. 12, 2020.

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January 2020

KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: The Young Beethoven and Folk Music

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The January concert is titled “The Young Beethoven and Folk Music." Mason Bates: Ford’s Farm for Solo Violin Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor; Piano Trio No. 1 in D Major, "Ghost" (Op. 70) Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39, Mvt. III (Gypsy Rondo)

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: The Young Beethoven and Folk Music

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The January concert is titled “The Young Beethoven and Folk Music.” Mason Bates: Ford’s Farm for Solo Violin Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor; Piano Trio No. 1 in D Major, “Ghost” (Op. 70) Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39, Mvt. III (Gypsy Rondo)

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February 2020

KMA: ‘Beauford Delaney & James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door’ Private Preview Reception

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a private preview reception for "Beauford Delaney & James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door," which features more than 50 paintings, works on paper, and unpublished archival materials that examine the relationship between painter Beauford Delaney and writer James Baldwin. The event is by invitation only for exhibition sponsors and lenders, collectors and scholars, high-level museum donors and community leaders. The exhibition opens to the public Friday, Feb. 7.

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In a Speculative Light: An Evening Celebrating James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The University of Tennessee Humanities Center will hold an exclusive evening, called, "In a Speculative Light: An Evening Celebrating James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney," with Hilton Als, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, critic for The New York Times and contributor for The New Yorker. A reception will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. for viewing of the Knoxville Museum of Art's exhibition, "Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door." A cash bar and heavy hors d'ouevres will be available. From…

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March 2020

KMA L’Amour du Vin Wine Auction and Dinner 2020

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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L’Amour du Vin partners with Relais & Chateaux property Blackberry Farm to create a spectacular evening, now in its 17th year. Silent auction and wine tasting begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and live auction at 7:30 p.m. A guest chef will be joined by the chefs and sommeliers of Blackberry Farm. The guest chef will be Tory McPhail of Commander's Palace in New Orleans. The guest vintner will be Ben McWilliams of Arista Winery in the Russian River Valley…

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April 2020

Dine & Discover with KMA Curator Stephen Wicks – CANCELED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.) Stephen Wicks, Curator at the Knoxville Museum of Art, will discuss “Creation of an Exhibition: Through the Unusual Door.” Feel free to bring lunch. Drinks will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.

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Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture – POSTPONED; NEW DATE IS OCT. 27

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against the COVID-19 virus, this event has been postponed until Oct. 27.) This annual event, now in its 13th year, celebrates the life of Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer and her passion for the arts and dedication to the Dulin Gallery of Art and Knoxville Museum of Art. This year’s speaker, Dr. Kellie Jones, is a professor in art history and archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University. Her research interests include…

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Delaney Museum at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center Campaign Kickoff – POSTPONED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art is supporting the Beck Cultural Exchange Center’s efforts to restore and re-purpose the Delaney family home on the Beck campus. The museum will host a kickoff of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center’s fundraising campaign. Beauford and Joseph Delaney are two of the greatest modern painters of the 20th century. The campaign  seeks to restore the Delaneys' only remaining ancestral home and preserve an extraordinary piece of Knoxville's history.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Sounds from the Roaring Twenties – CANCELED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.) The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The April concert is titled “Sounds from the Roaring Twenties.” Gershwin: Summertime for Violin and Piano (arr. Heifetz); It Ain’t Necessarily So for Violin and Piano Ponce: Estrellita for Violin and Piano Stravinsky: Suite Italienne for Violin and Piano Korngold: Piano Quintet in E Major, op. 15

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Sounds from the Roaring Twenties – CANCELED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against the COVID-19 virus, this event has been canceled.) The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The April concert is titled “Sounds from the Roaring Twenties.” Gershwin: Summertime for Violin and Piano (arr. Heifetz); It Ain’t Necessarily So for Violin and Piano Ponce: Estrellita for Violin and Piano Stravinsky: Suite Italienne for Violin and Piano Korngold: Piano Quintet in E Major, op. 15

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May 2020

‘Kick-off to Summer’ at the KMA – POSTPONED; NEW DATE IS JUNE 26

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against the COVID-19 virus, this event was postponed until June 26.) The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a “Kick-Off to Summer” party to benefit the museum’s operations and educational programs. The event features a cocktail buffet, full bar and live music from the The Atlanta Showstoppers party band. Attire: Dressy casual. For more information, contact Carla May Paré at cpare@knoxart.org.

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June 2020

‘Kick-off to Summer’ at the KMA – POSTPONED TO 2021

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a “Kick-Off to Summer” party to benefit the museum’s operations and educational programs. The event features a cocktail buffet, full bar and live music from the The Atlanta Showstoppers party band. Attire: Dressy casual. For more information, contact Carla May Paré at cpare@knoxart.org. (This event was rescheduled from May 8.)

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August 2020

WUOT Gala – CANCELED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against COVID-19, this event has been canceled.) WUOT will hold its inaugural gala in 2020. Additional details to come.

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September 2020

Women’s Fund of East Tennessee Advocacy Forum IV – CANCELED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against COVID-19, this event has been canceled in 2020. The 2021 event will take place Sept. 28.) The Women's Fund of East Tennessee will hold an advocacy forum to educate the community regarding issues affecting low-income women and girls in 25 counties of East Tennessee, specifically access to post-secondary education, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and issues relating to violence against women.

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October 2020

KMA Artists on Location – POSTPONED; NEW DATE IS APRIL 23, 2021

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against COVID-19, this event is canceled in 2020. The 2021 date is April 23.) A reception for Artists on Location, A Plein Air Painting Event, will be held by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Artwork will be on display and available for sale to attendees. A cash bar and light “bites” will be available. The event is free and open to the public.

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Knoxville Opera Ball – CANCELED

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against COVID-19, this event has been canceled on this date.) This major fundraiser of the Knoxville Opera Guild is an annual, elegant affair and includes cocktails, silent and live auctions, gourmet meal, live music and dancing.

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Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture – CANCELED IN 2020; NEW DATE IS APRIL 29, 2021

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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(As a proactive measure against COVID-19, this event has been canceled in 2020. The new date in 2021 is April 29) This annual event, now in its 13th year, celebrates the life of Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer and her passion for the arts and dedication to the Dulin Gallery of Art and Knoxville Museum of Art. This year’s speaker, Dr. Kellie Jones, is a professor in art history and archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia…

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March 2021

KMA L’Amour du Vin Wine Auction and Dinner 2021

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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L’Amour du Vin partners with Relais & Chateaux property Blackberry Farm to create a spectacular evening, now in its 18th year. The events begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7:30 p.m. A guest chef, vintner and artist will be announced. The 2021 event will be adjusted for in-person events with modifications for health and safety, such as reduced capacity, contactless check-in and guest-selected seating.

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April 2021

KMA Artists on Location

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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A reception for Artists on Location, A Plein Air Painting Event, will be held by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. Artwork will be on display and available for sale to attendees. Reservations are requested due to COVID-19 protocols with information HERE. The event is free and open to the public.

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May 2021

Knoxville Opera: The Golden Age of Operetta

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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A socially distanced operetta concert will be held at the Knoxville Museum of Art starring Donata Cucinotta, soprano; Kirk Dougherty, tenor; and Sean Anderson, baritone. Admittance is free, but seating is limited. Reservations required; all reservations are in sets of two. Sign-up information is available HERE.

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June 2021

KMA Summer Kickoff Party

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$125

The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a “Kick-Off to Summer” party to benefit the museum’s operations and educational programs. The event features heavy hors d'oeuvres by Holly's Eventful Catering and live music from the The Atlanta Showstoppers party band. Dressy casual attire. For more information, contact Carla May Paré at cpare@knoxart.org. Tickets are available HERE.

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August 2021

Women’s Fund of East Tennessee Advocacy Forum IV

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Women’s Fund of East Tennessee will hold an advocacy forum to educate the community regarding issues affecting low-income women and girls in 25 counties of East Tennessee, specifically access to post-secondary education, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and issues relating to violence against women. The event will include wine and hors d'oeuvres; national, state and regional speakers; and an opportunity for audience Q&A. Attire is casual/business casual.

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October 2021

Knoxville Opera Ball – POSTPONED; NEW DATE IS JAN. 22, 2022

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this event has been postponed to Jan. 22, 2022. This major fundraiser of the Knoxville Opera Guild is an annual, elegant affair and includes cocktails, silent and live auctions, gourmet meal, live music and dancing.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Tour of Italy

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The October concert is titled "Tour of Italy." Kreisler: Praeludium & Allegro Kreisler: Liebeslied Paganini: Cantabile Morricone: “Theme” from Cinema Paradiso Mendelssohn: Viola Quintet No. 2 in B flat

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Tour of Italy

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The October concert is titled "Tour of Italy." Kreisler: Praeludium & Allegro Kreisler: Liebeslied Paganini: Cantabile Morricone: “Theme” from Cinema Paradiso Mendelssohn: Viola Quintet No. 2 in B flat

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November 2021

Young-Williams Animal Center ‘Cause for Paws’

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$150

Young-Williams Animal Center will hold its seventh annual fall benefit and dinner, “Cause for Paws,” a fundraising event for the nonprofit animal shelter and official intake center for Knoxville and Knox County. The evening benefit will feature beverages, dinner, music and silent and live auctions. As the municipal shelter of the City of Knoxville and Knox County, the shelter takes in more than 8,000 lost, unwanted, abandoned and neglected animals each year and depends on animal lovers and fundraisers to…

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December 2021

KMA: A Sound Investment Cycle of Life Event and Reception

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Renowned artist Richard Jolley will preview the feature segment, "Craft in America: HARMONY," on PBS featuring Jolley and KSO Music Director Aram Demirjian discussing how art inspired a violin concerto. Wine and light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. with the preview and Q&A with Jolley at 7 p.m.  The invitation-only event will be held at the Knoxville Museum of Art.

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January 2022

Knoxville Opera Ball – POSTPONED; NEW DATE IN NOVEMBER 2022

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$650

This major fundraiser of the Knoxville Opera Guild is an annual, elegant affair and includes cocktails, silent and live auctions, gourmet meal, live music and dancing. The theme is The Phoenix Ball. Attire: business to black tie.

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: The ‘Trout’

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The January concert is titled “The 'Trout'.” Bela Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances and Selections from “The 44 Duos for Two Violins” Jessie Montgomery: “Rhapsody” No. 1 Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, “Trout”

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: The ‘Trout’

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The January concert is titled “The 'Trout'.” Bela Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances and Selections from “The 44 Duos for Two Violins” Jessie Montgomery: “Rhapsody” No. 1 Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, “Trout”

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March 2022

KMA L’Amour du Vin Wine Auction and Dinner 2022

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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L’Amour du Vin partners with Relais & Chateaux property Blackberry Farm to create a spectacular evening, now in its 19th year. Silent auction and wine tasting begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and live auction at 7:30 p.m. The featured winery will be Luc and Jodie Morlet of the Morlet Family Winery; chef, Stephanie Izard of Chicago; and artist, Gordon Cheung.

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Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Registration requested

This annual event celebrates the life of Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer and her passion for the arts and dedication to the Dulin Gallery of Art and Knoxville Museum of Art. This year’s speaker, Dr. Kellie Jones, is a professor in art history and archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University. Registration is available HERE, and reserved seats will be held until 6 p.m. Masks are required for the event. Jones' research interests include African…

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Claire de Lune

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The October concert is titled “Claire de Lune.” Carlos Simon: “Loop” for String Trio Claude Debussy: Claire de Lune and Violin Sonata Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major

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KSO Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series: Claire de Lune

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Merchant & Gould Concertmaster Series, William Shaub & Friends, features violinist William Shaub and guest artists. The October concert is titled “Claire de Lune.” Carlos Simon: “Loop” for String Trio Claude Debussy: Claire de Lune and Violin Sonata Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major

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April 2022

‘Reach for the Peaks’ Meet-and-Greet

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians will hold its second annual Reach for the Peaks on March 5-13, an event that will include a special speaking engagement with Jennifer Pharr Davis, the 2022 honorary Reach for the Peaks hiker. (The original date of March 12 was postponed because of a winter weather advisory). Information about the event is available by clicking HERE. Davis, an internationally recognized adventurer, speaker, author and entrepreneur, has hiked more than 14,000 miles of trails on…

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KMA: Artists on Location Art Show & Sale

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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Reservation recommended

A reception for Artists on Location 2022, a Plein Air Painting Event, will be will be held by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art. From April 19-23, talented artists selected through a careful, juried process will be painting outdoors in and around the Knoxville area. The paintings will be sold April 23 at the museum. Proceeds of the sale will benefit both participating artists and the Knoxville Museum of Art. The featured artist is Kathie Odom. The event…

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May 2022

Kick-Off to Summer at the KMA

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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$125

The Knoxville Museum of Art will host a “Kick-Off to Summer” party to benefit the museum’s operations and educational programs. The event features a cocktail buffet, full bar and live music from the party band Universal Crush. Attire: Dressy casual. Tickets are available HERE. For more information, contact Carla May Paré at cpare@knoxart.org.

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August 2022

KMA Opening Reception: Radcliffe Bailey: Passages

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Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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The "Radcliffe Bailey: Passages" exhibit opens Aug. 12 with a reception and meet the artist in conjunction with the series finale of Alive After Five. The reception event is free, and a cash bar will be available. Working primarily between the mediums of sculpture and painting, contemporary artist Radcliffe Bailey, who was born in 1968, incorporates found objects and photographs into richly layered and textured compositions that address history, ancestry, migration and collective memory. Several works reference turbulent voyages at…

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