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Downtown Knox ArtWalk

Friday, December 1

Explore the list below of what's happening this month, map events, and check back as events are added before each First Friday.

All Painting + Mixed Media Sculpture + Ceramics Photography Music + Performance Culinary Fiber + Leather Wood + Glass Demonstrations
Sculpture + Ceramics

Dogwood Arts

A juried group exhibition, Fragile features sculptural and functional ceramics by 42 local and regional artists. 4 PM—7 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media

Gallery 1010

Enjoy the works of Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduate students in their Capstone Exhibitions. 5 PM—9 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture + Ceramics, Fiber + Leather

Emporium Center

The Arts and Culture Alliance presents its 2023 Members Show, the largest annual exhibition of local artists in the Greater Knoxville area. The works created within the last two years include a variety of media such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, photography, fine craft, sculpture, ceramics, fiber, and more. 5 PM—9 PM.

Music + Performance

Library Lounge at the Crowne Plaza

Live music and happy hour specials with Alicia Harvey playing favorite country tunes as well as songs from her new album. 6 PM—9 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media

Awaken Coffee

Bold and unique works by Lauren Ailor will be on display along with light refreshments and great coffee. 6 PM—8 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media, Wood + Glass

Art Market Gallery

Featured artists includes innovative woodworking by Ed Lewis and stunning watercolor paintings by Kate McCullough. Opening reception with complimentary refreshments and music. Explore the marketplace of more than 60 juried-in East TN artists. 5:30 PM—9 PM.

Music + Performance

Knoxville Civic Coliseum

Tennessee native, Nate Bargatze stops in Knoxville as part of his Be Funny Tour. Check for tickets on venue website. 7 PM.

Demonstrations, Wood + Glass

Pretentious Glass Co

Live glass blowing demonstration, plus shop the selection of Holiday Ornaments to elevate your gift giving and holiday decor. 6 PM—9 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media


Opening reception with local artist and architect Brian Pittman, aka "The Cathedral Guy”, featuring detailed work of cathedrals, castles, floor plans, and rose windows. 6 PM—8 PM.

Paris Woodhull Illustrations

Unique handmade items from artist Paris Woodhull including home decor, jewelry, T-shirts, and more. Open until 6 PM.

Music + Performance

Boyd's Jig & Reel

Experience the soulful melodies and foot-tapping rhythms of Big Creek Bluegrass. 21+. 9 PM.

Music + Performance

Pretentious Beer Co

The incredibly talented Zach Russell is celebrating the release of his debut record 'Where The Flowers Meet The Dew!' Tickets available on Eventbrite. 8 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media, Demonstrations

Bethie Lou's

Local Old City print artist Ann Cooper will be in the store making specialized Christmas cards. Plus complimentary liquid treats! 5:30 PM—9 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media

RED Gallery

The Art of Typography by Kevin Bradley includes selections from the vault, 1988-2023. 5 PM—9 PM.

Music + Performance

Scruffy City Hall

All female AC DC tribute with Hells Belles at 9:30 PM. And don't miss The Coveralls at 11 PM. Tickets at door.

Painting + Mixed Media, Photography

Christopher Robin Arts

Original oils by Robin Rohwer and photography by Christopher Rohwer. Husband and wife artists in studio until 9 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media, Sculpture + Ceramics

Arrowmont Gallery

The featured section of the permanent off-campus exhibition space changes every month, and the Marketplace works rotate. 5 PM—9 PM.

UT Downtown Gallery

The JORGE LUCERO STUDY COLLECTION is a modest art library and ephemera archive assembled by Mexican-American artist and educator Jorge Lucero during his teaching appointments across the American midwest. 5 PM—9 PM.

Music + Performance

Bistro at the Bijou

Jazz trio Variego3. Great spot for dinner and cocktails. 8 PM—10:30 PM.

Music + Performance

Preservation Pub

Easy Tiger (EDM Indie) from Columbus, OH at 9 PM. The Boogie Knoxville (Disco) at 11 PM. Tickets at door. 

Painting + Mixed Media

Frothy Monkey

The Tennessee Artist’s Association’s show of “American Modernism” includes the works of 10+ Artists. Many available for purchase.

Music + Performance

Bernadette's Crystal Gardens

Get ready to dance! It’s Andres Tapia DJ Night. Tickets at door. 10 PM.


Spice & Tea Exchange

Enjoy delectable treats and tantalizing tea samples during the celebration of the 1stAnniversary. Explore the wall of Chalkboard Art and step into the spice-filled adventure of flavors, fun, and surprises. 5 PM—9 PM.

Music + Performance

Theatre Knoxville

A comedy set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas. A Tuna Christmas centers on the town’s annual Christmas Yard Display Contest. Two actors play all 20 zany characters. Check for tickets on venue website. 7:30 PM.

Music + Performance

Bijou Theatre

Watchhouse, two singers and musicians perform earnest yet masterfully crafted songs at the Bijou. Check for tickets on venue website. 8 PM.

Painting + Mixed Media

Curio at Maker Exchange

The Richness of Life is a joint exhibition of new paintings and cutouts by Beth Meadows and Mike Berry. 5 PM—8 PM.

Music + Performance

Tennessee Theatre

One of the most widely recognized and awarded female country musicians in history—Wynonna Judd. Check for tickets on venue website. 8 PM.

Music + Performance

Pilot Light

For over 22 years, the Pilot Light has been the go-to for independent and experimental music. On Friday, Bark returns with W8ING4UFOS and opening solo set by Will Griffith of the Great Dying. Tickets at door. 8 PM.