MLK COMMISSION Knoxville, Tennessee
MLK COMMISSIONKnoxville, Tennessee

OPENING RECEPTION AND GALLERY OF ARTS TRIBUTE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017   5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

(This Exhibit Will Remain on Display January 6 thru January 31)

Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, STE 201

The MLK Gallery of Arts Tribute will kick-off the 2017 King Week Celebration.  The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission is partnering with the Arts & Alliance of Greater Knoxville to provide this annual occasion. The Galley of Arts Tribute is a juried exhibition developed to recognize local artists and most importantly honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Fine art will be displayed in the Atrium and North Wall galleries of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, which is located in Knoxville's downtown arts anchor location. The exhibit will be showcased from January 6 thru January 31 , 2017, which will feature works by African and African American artists that reflect the themes of Unity, Community, Love, Racial Reconciliation, Social Justice, and Civil Rights.

 

 

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission announce a call for entries for the annual Gallery of Arts Tribute, an exhibition developed to recognize local artists and honor the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Approximately 25-40 fine art works will be selected for display in the Atrium and North Wall galleries of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville’s downtown arts anchor location, from January 6 - 31.

 

Artwork should be delivered on Monday-Tuesday, January 4-5, between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

 

The exhibition seeks to feature: 1) works by African and African American artists living within 50 miles of Knoxville; and/or 2) works that pertain to the themes of Unity, Community, Love, Reconciliation, Social Justice, and Civil Rights by any artist living within 50 miles of Knoxville. Each artist may submit up to three works. There is no entry fee. Entries must be original and completed within the last five years in the following categories: 2-D (painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography) and 3-D (sculpture of all media).

Download an entry form at www.knoxalliance.com/MLK.html, or send an SASE to Arts & Culture Alliance, PO Box 2506, Knoxville, TN 37901. For more information, please contact Suzanne Cada at 865-523-7543 or sc@knoxalliance.com.

 

For more information please contact Jackie Clay at Admin@MLKKnoxville.com

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission
Post Office Box 155

Knoxville, Tennessee 37901-0155

 

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