January 8-29, 2016
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission: Gallery of Arts Tribute
Opening reception Friday, January 8, 6-8 PM
Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Sunday, January 17, 3:30-6:30 PM. Please note, the Emporium will be closed Monday, January 18, for the holiday.
‘Secrets’ by Tina Curry
The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission are pleased to present the second annual Gallery of Arts Tribute. This juried exhibition was developed to recognize local artists and honor the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Works included in the exhibition will feature African and African American artists in the Greater Knoxville area as well as works that pertain to the themes of Unity, Community, Love, Reconciliation, Social Justice, and Civil Rights.
“The Emporium is delighted to be included in this distinguished and important event,” says Liza Zenni, Executive Director of the Arts & Culture Alliance. “We look forward to seeing the work that will honor Dr. King and his legacy.”
About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission
The mission is to reaffirm and reflect upon the American ideals of freedom, justice and peace. To that end, we pledge to work inclusively with community partners to: lift and live principles of non-violence, equality and love; tell the stories of the struggles; and provide education and leadership training for adults and youth. www.mlkknoxville.com