City of Knoxville Tennessee Arts Commission


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September 3, 2009

Artscapes 2009 Offers Same Great Art Auctioned in a New Way

Fine Art and Crafts Auction to Benefit KMA Education Programs

The Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art presents the 2009 Artscapes Extravaganza Friday, October 2 from 6 to 9:30pm. The event showcases a new one-night format with a live and silent auction and cocktail buffet.

Over 100 works of art will be on preview beginning September 19 through the evening of October 2. Additionally, art can be viewed at the KMA web site. The auctions offer selected glass, painting, photography, sculpture, pottery and jewelry.

Tickets are $100 per person and include art auctions and cocktail buffet. For reservations, contact Carol Overbey at 865.539.2776.

The KMA is strongly committed to providing creative experiences for young people and making its offerings available to all with free admission to the museum.

Presenting sponsor for the event is Cherokee Distributing Company. Additional sponsors to date include Ann and Steve Bailey; David Butler and Ted Smith; Dorothy and Caesar Stair; Rosemary Gilliam, The Gilliam Montgomery Group of UBS; Pinnacle Financial Partners; and Friends of Artscapes.

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