Arts & Fine Crafts Center

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
sely@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center has been a valuable addition to the Knoxville Parks & Recreation Department's programs for over thirty years. The program has grown to serve thousands of Knoxvillians and citizens in surrounding counties. For more information on specific classes and to register online, please click here or call 865-523-1401 and we'll send you a copy of our current schedule.
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  HOURS OF OPERATION
  Mon: 9am-8:30pm
Tues: 9am-8:30pm
Wed: 9am-8pm
Thurs: 9am-6pm
Fri: 9am-2 pm
Sat: 9:30am-2 pm
Sunday: Closed
   
  Open Studio Hours 
Aug 5-10
Mon: 1:30pm-5pm
Tues: 1pm-8:30pm
Wed: 2pm-8pm
Thurs: 9am-6pm 
Fri: 9am-2pm
Sat: 9:30am-12pm

Aug 12-17
Mon: 1:30pm-5pm
Tues: 1pm-8:30pm
Wed: 2pm-8pm 
Thur:9:30am-12:30pm 
Fri: 9am-2pm
Sat: 9:30am-2pm 

Aug 19-24
Mon: 1:30pm-5pm
Tues: 1pm-8:30pm
Wed: 2pm-8pm
Thurs: 1pm-6pm
Fri: 9am-2pm

August 26-31
Mon: 1:30pm-5pm
Tues: 1pm-8:30pm
Wed: 2pm-8pm 
Thurs: 1pm-6pm
Fri: None 
Sat 9:30am-2pm


 
CONTACT INFO

1127 N. Broadway, Suite B
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: 865-523-1401
Fax: 865-523-1615
Email: ksullivan@knoxvilletn.gov

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STAFF

​Kelly Sullivan, ​Arts Specialist, Sr.
Amanda Humphreys, Studio Assistant
Leslie Hymel, Assistant

INSTRUCTORS

Diann Bishop, Drawing & Painting
Betty Fortenberry, Acrylics & Oils
Cady Greenslit, Papermaking 
Ana Goncalves, Clay 
Annamaria Gundlach, Clay Sculpture
Cortney Hall, Clay 
Heather Hartman Folks, Drawing & Painting 
Kelly Hider, Mixed Media 
Luke Huling, Clay 
Laurie Kay, Sewing 
Sandy Larson, Ballet & Belly Dance
Julia Stark, Kids Acting 
Lauren Strohacker, Drawing & Painting
Colleen Thornbrugh, Kids Classes 

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CLASS LISTINGS

The Fall Catalog and On-line Registration will be available on July 5th! The paper catalog will be at KAFCC around July 19th!

Take a look at our current catalogs to see classes available at KAFCC.

CURRENT CLASS CATALOGS  

Fall2019Catalog [PDF]
 


HOW TO REGISTER

You can register for classes online now, register by phone at 865-523-1401 or register in person at KAFCC. Online registration for all 4, 6 and 8-week classes ends 1 week prior to the class start date. Online registration for all 1 and 2-day classes and workshops will end 3 days prior to the class start date. Call us to see if there is still room in a class to register after the online deadline.

Payment is due at the time of registration and no later than 5 working days prior to the class start date. Please note that no student's spot will be held without full payment. We accept cash, checks and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard and Discover). We cannot prorate sessions. 

Effective September 1, 2018, all registrations and payments that are made less than 5 days prior to class (excluding 1 and 2 day classses) will be subject to a late fee.

Register for current classes online now


Adult Classes YogaCANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY


All classes must meet minimum enrollment requirements before they begin. We reserve the right to cancel any class with insufficient enrollment. Fees are 100% refundable if the class is cancelled by KAFCC. Students needing to cancel should notify KAFCC as soon as possible. Refunds and credits are given at the discretion of the City of Knoxville.


HOMESCHOOL ART CLASSES

KAFCC is proud to offer Homeschool Art classes! These unique classes focus on a theme from art history or geographic culture and are organizes in 4 week units. The classes provide engaging, educational fun with hands-on projects for two age groups: 5-8 year olds, and 9-14 year olds. Your curious students will be sure to love the entire line-up of classes! For more information about specific unit themes, lessons, and class times, be sure to visit out website for the full schedule, or call for more information. 


Youth ClassesBIRTHDAY PARTIES / SPECIAL EVENTS

Party with KAFCC! Planning a Birthday Party or Special Event? Let KAFCC help you with those plans. Whether it is a Birthday party, Girl’s Night Out or Team-Building Retreat we can offer a unique and fun experience. We can tailor the activity to your imagination. No idea what you want to do?  That’s okay- we have plenty of ideas to help inspire you. We provide the Instruction, materials and basic decorations to help you make your celebration or event as hassle-free as possible. Activities usually last 1 ½ hours and pricing is based on the activity. Please call for more information and to reserve your spot. Scheduling is based on availability.


SCOUT BADGE WORKSHOP

Scout leaders call us to schedule your badge workshop. We provide everything your scouts will need to obtain their next badge. Call for more information. Pricing is based on badge requirements and scheduling is based on availability.


Adults Pottery ClassGIFT CERTIFICATES

Looking for a meaningful gift?  Give your loved one an art experience at KAFCC with a gift certificate for an art class!  Gift Certificates are available in any amount and can be applied towards any class offered at KAFCC.


DIRECTIONS


From East Knoxville: Take I-40 Westbound to exit #389 (Hall of Fame Drive). Turn left onto Hall of Fame Drive. At the first light, turn right onto Gill Ave. At the street's end turn right onto N Broadway. The Craft Center will be 1/8 of a mile on the left. From West Knoxville: Take I-40 Eastbound to exit #389 (Hall of Fame Drive). Turn right onto Hall of Fame Drive. At the first light, turn right onto Gill Ave. At the street's end turn right onto N Broadway. The Craft Center will be 1/8 of a mile on the left.


KAT BusKAT BUS

Ride the KAT Bus to the Arts & Fine Crafts Center by taking Route 22 to Broadway at Wells Avenue.