Free Family Day event returns to Knoxville Museum of Art

February 28, 2024

The Knoxville Museum of Art’s biannual Family Day returns on Saturday, March 16, bringing food, artmaking, music, and fun to area families. The free event will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and feature free, hands-on art activities inspired by the KMA’s permanent collection and visiting exhibitions. Visitors can also expect to enjoy:

Also free in March:

  • Sunday, March 9: Second Sunday Art Activity; Free
    Children in grades K-6 are invited to drop in between 1-4 p.m. for a hands-on art activity taught by a certified art teacher.

For additional information about these and other events, including the monthly Soundscapes concert series, visit To learn more about volunteering at the Knoxville Museum of Art, please visit Ongoing exhibitions include Higher Ground: A Century of the Visual Arts in East Tennessee; Facets of Modern and Contemporary Glass; and the Thorne Rooms, which are among America’s most well-known miniature diorama collections. Located on the top floor, the KMA shop offers exhibition-related merchandise, posters, stationery, coffee table books along with textile, glass, wood and ceramic works and jewelry by local artists. It also offers fun and educational toys and games along with art supplies and books for children. Follow the museum shop on Instagram at @knoxartgiftshop.

Admission to the Knoxville Museum of Art is free, sponsored in March by Regions Bank. Family Day is made possible thanks to the help of the Downtown Knoxville Alliance.