Events

Featured Event: Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door Exhibit

Date: Friday, February 7 through Sunday, May 10, 2020
Location: Knoxville Museum of Art; Contact: dfeliciano@knoxart.org


2020

Knox County Library Read ~ The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Date: January through March
Location: Countywide; Presented by: Knox County Libraries; Contact: nhillaknoxlib.org


Live Jazz ~ Alive After Five: Highlighting Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door

Date and Time: Friday, February 7, 2020 | 6:00 PM
Location: Knoxville Museum of Art; Contact: dfeliciano@knoxart.org


KMA Family Fun Day: Celebrating Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door

Date and Time: Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 11:00 AM
Location: Knoxville Museum of Art; Contact: dfeliciano@knoxart.org


International Symposium ~ In a Speculative Light: The Arts of James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney

Date: Wednesday through Friday, February 19-21, 2020
Location: The University of Tennessee Humanities Center and Knoxville Museum of Art; Presented by: The University of Tennessee Humanities Center; Contact: Amy J. Elias, humanitiesctr@utk.edu


Arts Presentation ~ A Tribute to the Delaneys

Date and Time: Friday, February 24, 2020 | 6:30 pm | Tickets: $10
Location: Bijou Theater; Presented By: Beck Cultural Exchange Center; Contact: rkesler@beckcenter.net;


Opera ~ World Premier: ShadowLight, by Larry Delinger

Dates and Time: Friday and Saturday, February 28 & 29 | 7:30 pm
Location: Beck Cultural Exchange Center; Contact: kayla@marblecityopera.com


Knoxville Symphony Orchestra ~ A Shift Festival Send-Off to the Kennedy Center

Date and Time: Thursday, March 19, and Friday, March 20, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Location:
Tennessee Theater


Shift Festival ~ Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Date and Time: Friday, March 27, 2020 | 8:00 PM
Location:
The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC; Tickets: $25


Fundraiser to Benefit the Restoration of the Delaney Home

Date and Time: Thursday, April 16, 2020| 6:00 PM
Location: Knoxville Museum of Art; Presented by:  Beck Cultural Exchange Center and Rotary Club of Knoxville; Contact: rkesler@beckcenter.net


Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture ~ Kellie Jones, Columbia University

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 27, 2020| 6:00 PM
Location: Knoxville Museum of Art; Contact: dfeliciano@knoxart.org


Ground Breaking: Delaney Museum at the Beck

Approximate Date: May/June 2020; Location: Beck Cultural Center;
Presented by: Beck Cultural Exchange Center and Rotary Club of Knoxville; Contact: rkesler@beckcenter.net


Documentary Screening ~ Beauford Delaney: So Splendid a Journey

Date: May 2020, Date and Time to be Determined
Location: Canne Film Festival; Contact: amisdebeauford@yahoo.com