Tools As Art Opening Reception

Tools As Art Opening Reception

Drawn from the remarkable collection of John Hechinger, a hardware store magnate, and art collector, the 50 featured works in the exhibition present images of the most familiar tools as extraordinary works of art.

Cash Bar. Free and open to the public!

Tools as Art: Work and Play is organized from the Hechinger Collection and toured by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C.


This project is supported in part by federal award number 21.027 awarded to Knox County by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Arts & Culture Alliance, and by the federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

IMAGE HEADER: Colleen Barry, Tool Dictionary, 1987, Handmade Paper and Hardware, 17” x 32” x 3”, courtesy of International Arts & Artists, copyright 2024.

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