Knoxville Museum of Art Addition and Renovation
Project overview
YEAR: 2008 CLIENT: Knoxville Museum of Art Board LOCATION: Knoxville, TN VOLUNTEER(S): Bruce McCarty, FAIA and Doug McCarty, AIA
  • Developed alternatives that the museum could use to address the pedestrian connection to World’s Fair Park
  • Connected museum to the Ft. Sanders neighborhood
  • Created a more welcoming experience for visitors
  • Provided a new gallery and educational wing.

A Downtown Art Museum With A Need For Expansion The Knoxville Museum of Art asked the ETCDC to help them prepare for expansion when the facility constructed in 1990 no longer accommodated their needs.  The north garden space was under utilized and had not reached its full potential. ETCDC staff, alongside professional volunteer advisors Bruce McCarty and Doug McCarty, developed … Read More

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A Downtown Art Museum With A Need For Expansion

The Knoxville Museum of Art asked the ETCDC to help them prepare for expansion when the facility constructed in 1990 no longer accommodated their needs.  The north garden space was under utilized and had not reached its full potential.

ETCDC staff, alongside professional volunteer advisors Bruce McCarty and Doug McCarty, developed alternatives that the museum could use to address the pedestrian connection to the World’s Fair Park, open the museum to the Fort Sanders neighborhood, create a more welcoming experience for visitors and provide a new gallery and educational wing.

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