Purchase Fine Art and Craft at KMA’s ArtScapes 2008

September 4, 2008

Some of the region’s finest art and craft will be available for viewing and purchase during the 10th annual Artscapes Art Auction on October 2 and 3, presented by the Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art.

Over 140 works of art will be on exhibit at the KMA for three weeks prior to the auction, beginning September 13. During this time, interested parties can also preview work at the KMA web site Absentee and advance bids will be accepted.

The exhibition culminates in a silent auction and cocktail party Thursday, October 2 and a live auction and dinner Friday, October 3. The auctions will offer selected glass, painting, photography, sculpture, pottery, and jewelry by local, regional, and national artists.

Tickets for the Thursday night silent auction are $50 per person. Tickets for the Friday night live auction are $150 per person, or $250 for patron level. Patron tickets admit the holders on both evenings. Proceeds from ticket sales and auctioned art will benefit the Knoxville Museum of Art.