Category Archives: Art

Helping Ukraine from a garden in Knoxville

Like It was an extraordinary evening recently at the Knoxville Botanical Garden with moving music and a delicious — and unique — dinner. But the most special thing of all was the purpose. It was a fundraiser organized by Dr. … Continue reading

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A ‘Knoxville’ weekend in Sarasota

Like The Roy Cockrum Foundation put Knoxville on the map again this past weekend by underwriting a buzz-generating production of a new play called, “Knoxville,” which had its world premiere on Saturday in Sarasota, Florida. The Knoxville man who claimed … Continue reading

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Great new gallery opens in historic building

Like Have you been to Pivot Point Gallery yet? If not, you need to go. Located at 15 Emory Place in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is just so much fun! The art ranges … Continue reading

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Sponsors’ Event: ‘partiest’ part of L’Amour du Vin!

Like Each day of the three-day event that is the L’Amour du Vin fundraiser for the Knoxville Museum of Art is unique. The Artist’s Luncheon, described in the previous post, is all about meeting the featured artist and learning about … Continue reading

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Gordon Cheung’s artwork: thought-provoking, beautiful and lucrative for Knoxville Museum of Art

Like The featured artist of this year’s L’Amour du Vin fundraiser for the Knoxville Museum of Art was Gordon Cheung. Guests got the opportunity to meet him and view a PowerPoint retrospective of his work earlier this month at the … Continue reading

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Love — and a new engagement ring — were in the air!

Like The event is called “L’Amour du Vin” and it’s in its 19th year as the major annual fundraiser for the Knoxville Museum of Art. It means “for the love of wine” in French. But this past weekend, it translated … Continue reading

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Christmas 2021 in the rear-view mirror

Like The Feast of the Epiphany was last week. That’s the traditional day to take down the Christmas decorations and kind of be done with the winter holidays. The Blue Streak missed the deadline a little, but here we are … Continue reading

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Knoxville Museum of Art’s ‘Kickoff to Summer’ still holds title of most fun fundraiser in town: Here’s why!

Like I have always said that the most fun fundraiser of the year is the Knoxville Museum of Art’s Kickoff to Summer party. It was a little late this year, as many events have been, due to COVID cancellations and … Continue reading

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Knoxville Museum of Art Guild celebrates its surprisingly successful year with wrap-up luncheon

Like Much like the Knoxville Symphony League, the Knoxville Museum of Art Guild celebrated a stunningly successful fundraising season with a festive luncheon last week. Held in the Ann and Steve Bailey Hall at the museum, the event also featured … Continue reading

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L’Amour du Vin 2020: Back when we could have fun!

Like It hasn’t been that long — it actually was just earlier this month — but it seems like an eternity ago. The Knoxville Museum of Art hosted what was one of the last big social occasions many Knoxvillians would … Continue reading

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