The Knoxville Museum of Art will be closed Sunday, May 22 through Wednesday, May 25 in order to upgrade and replace the museum’s air conditioning system. The museum will resume regular public hours Thursday, May 26.

According to Executive Director David Butler, “We are pleased that we are able to maintain the landmark Clayton Building according to the highest museum standards, but regret any inconvenience this necessary work may cause our visitors.”
The Knoxville Museum of Art
The Knoxville Museum of Art celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee, presents new art and new ideas, serves and educates diverse audiences, and enhances Knoxville’s quality of life.
The museum is located in downtown Knoxville at 1050 World’s Fair Park. Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact Angela Thomas at (865)934-2034 or visit