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April 28, 2015

The Knoxville Museum of Art Announces One-Day Art Workshops for Children and Adults with Autism

The Knoxville Museum of Art is pleased to announce a series of one-day hands-on workshops for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders June 1-5, 2015.

Ages 3-4, Monday, June 1, 9am-12noon
Ages 5-6, Tuesday, June 2, 9am-12noon
Ages 7-9, Wednesday, June 3, 9am-12noon
Ages 10-12, Thursday, June 4, 9am-12noon
Ages 13-18, Friday, June 5, 9am-12noon

Adults 18+, Monday, June 1, 1-4pm

Each day of the week is dedicated to a specific age group. Classes are limited to 10 students each, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All classes will be held at the Knoxville Museum of Art. Each student needs to be accompanied by a caregiver.

Students will interact with works of art in the galleries, and explore different art processes while creating their own works of art. Age-appropriate classes will explore new art adventures as students and caregivers partake in various art-making activities, sensory experiences, and the students’ own personal interests.

To sign up for a workshop, or to receive additional information, please go towww.knoxart.org or contact the museum education department at education@knoxart.org.

The Knoxville Museum of Art
The Knoxville Museum of Art celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee, presents new art and new ideas, serves and educates diverse audiences, and enhances Knoxville’s quality of life. The museum is located in downtown Knoxville at 1050 World’s Fair Park and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 10am–5pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact Angela Thomas at 865.934.2034 or visit www.knoxart.org.

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