Free October activities at Knoxville Museum of Art

October 4, 2023

The Knoxville Museum of Art welcomes the community for several fun, educational, relaxing and free events during October. 

Sunday, Oct. 8 

  • Second Sunday Art Activity; 1-4 p.m. Children in grades K-6 are invited to drop in for a hands-on art activity taught by a certified art teacher. 
  • Second Sunday Docent Tour; 1:55 p.m. for a 2-3 p.m. tour. Learn from a trained docent about the KMA collection and exhibitions on view. 
  • Community Paint Day at Fort Kid Park; 2-5 p.m. Join local mural artist Dustin Durham with the initial painting process of his interactive mural project at Fort Kid. 

Tuesday, Oct. 10 

  • KMA Book Club; 6-8 p.m. Join us to discuss “All the Beauty in the World: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Me” by Patrick Bringley. 

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22 

  • In-gallery Movement Meditation Experience; 20-minute sessions at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. An enlivening, in-gallery movement experience led by instructor Jill Frere. Space is limited; register at 

Tuesday, Oct. 24 

  • Deaf Night at the KMA; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Deaf Night at the KMA welcomes Knoxville’s Deaf Community to an open house at the museum. 

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29 

  • In-gallery Guided Meditation; 3:30 p.m. Sessions led by Tammy Kaousias will further immerse you in the exhibition, Drink Up the Moon by Jane Cassidy. Space is limited; register at 

For additional information about these and other events, visit 

Admission to the Knoxville Museum of Art is free, sponsored in October by the Knoxville Museum of Art Guild. 

*Please note: the KMA will be closed Saturday, Oct. 14, due to the home University of Tennessee game.