Events & Exhibits

A Very Special Arts Festival

April 2: Celebrating the artistic endeavors of Knox County school-aged students having diverse abilities.

Student Art Exhibition

April 3-25: Knoxville’s next generation of artists is on display, featuring the work of gifted art students from area schools.

East Tennessee Art Educator Exhibition

April 3-25: New in 2014, an exhibit promoting the work of East Tennessee’s finest K-12 art teachers and current art interns/student teachers from public schools, private schools and academies.

Art in Public Places Knoxville

Current year-long exhibit is up April 5, 2013-March 21, 2014!
April 4, 2014-March 20, 2015:
 A world-class exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculptures enlivens downtown Knoxville and the McGhee Tyson Airport.

NEXUS 2014

April 4-19: A beautiful exhibition of smaller-scale sculptures from all genres and materials.

Regional Fine Art Exhibition

April 4-26: Progressive emerging and professional regional artists exhibit their work in a variety of genres.

Rhythm N’ Blooms

April 4-6: Set amidst the artistic cityscape of Jackson Avenue, this American Roots music festival celebrates the crossroads of Knoxville’s varied musical history by spotlighting performances from indie to world-class bluegrass to jazz to rock – and everything in between. Pass required.

Chalk Walk

April 5: Downtown sidewalks become the canvas for professional and students artists during this street painting festival.

Dogwood Luncheon

April 9: An invitation-only event kicking off the opening of the Dogwood Trails and Open Gardens.

Dogwood Trails, Open Gardens, and Camera Sites

April 9-27: Explore more than 60 miles of trails, open gardens, camera sites, and historic homes as you enjoy a walk, bike, or drive. Sequoyah Hills is the 2014 featured trail.

Walking Trails

April 9-27: Focusing on the idea of stepping out into our community, the trails are at least one-mile in length and folks are encouraged to walk, run, or bike these trails.

Dogwood Art DeTour

April 12-13: Artists studio trails take you behind the scenes of local artists’ creative processes and into their working studios.

Market Square Art Fair

April 25-27: Downtown Knoxville is transformed into a lively street fair with high-quality arts booths, demonstrations, entertainment, and culinary delight.

Bikes & Blooms

April 26-27: Experience the Dogwood trails the lean, green way – on a bicycle by way of an organized or self-guided ride.