We hope you will stop by for a self-guided visit! Admission is free, and exhibitions are generally appropriate for all ages.
Visit the Emporium during these public hours:
+ Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
+ First Friday of the month for Emporium gallery receptions, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM (August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December 1, January 5).
Please note, we are closed for holidays (September 4, November 23-24, December 25 – January 1).
+ There are numerous metered parking spots on the 100 block of Gay Street. Maximum purchase is for two hours; meters may not be refilled after the max time. Payment is required Mon-Sat 8 AM – 6 PM via coins or credit/debit card.
+ There are back-in, angled metered parking spots on the Gay Street viaduct between Jackson Avenue and Depot Street. Maximum purchase is for ten hours. Payment is required Mon-Sat 8 AM – 6 PM via coins or credit/debit card.
+ Parking is available in the 190-space Jackson Avenue Lot #1 (caddy-corner from the Emporium) for $1/hour (max daily rate of $7). Payment is required Mon-Fri 8 AM – 6 PM (free on weekends) via coins, bills, and credit cards.
Visit http://www.downtownknoxville.org/parking/ to better understand where and how to park downtown.