MLK COMMISSION Knoxville, Tennessee
MLK COMMISSIONKnoxville, Tennessee

OPENING RECEPTION AND GALLERY OF ARTS TRIBUTE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2022   5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

(This Exhibit Will Remain on Display January 7 thru January 31)

Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, STE 201

The MLK Gallery of Arts Tribute will kick-off the 2020 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 7 thru January 31 , 2020, 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 and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission announce a call for entries for the fourth annual Gallery of Arts Tribute, developed to recognize local artists and honor the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Approximately 40-50 fine art works of all media will be selected for display in the Balcony gallery of the beautifully-restored Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville’s downtown arts anchor location. The Emporium is free and open to the public Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and additional hours for special events.
 
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). The maximum allowed size is 60” x 60” in any direction including frame or stand. Weight is not to exceed 50 lbs. unless special arrangements are made. Artwork must be suitably framed/mounted and wired for installation.
 

 

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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