The Emporium Center is the hub of activity for every First Friday ArtWalk. Start or end your evening here…just don’t skip it! Each month, you’ll find three floors of new exhibits, live music, working artist studios, and more. Opening reception to meet the artist and view the artwork from 5-9pm with complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Most of the works are for sale. The reception also features live music at 7pm. Exhibition hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Admission is free.
On July 7, the Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to present Knoxville Photo 2017, an exhibition featuring selected works from 37 artists throughout the region depicting all subjects and genres, including streetscapes, cityscapes, landscapes, environmental portraiture, portraits, abstracts, and more; Eight Artists of the Vacuum Shop Studios including works by Eleanor Aldrich, Heather Hartman, Kelly Hider, Ashton Ludden, Erin Mullenex, Chelsie Nunn, Deborah Rule, and Jessie Van der Laan in a variety of media such as painting, collage, mixed media, printmaking, and fiber work; Christine Parkhurst - Diverse Clay: Pots & Poems, a display of clay busts, bowls, vases, and animal forms with some of her poetry; Acrylic Paintings by Tracey G. Crocker, owner of Wine and Canvas Knoxville; and Silas Reynolds: In the moment, an abstract painter using bold colors and shapes to create highly energetic works of art with acrylic, spray paint, latex enamel, pastel, and other media.
It’s a First Friday full of events. Don’t miss it!