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  • April 23, 2021 - 9:00am to January 30, 2022 - 5:00pm

    “There are two ways of understanding portraiture–either as history or as fiction.”–Charles Baudelaire, 1846

    Portraits were the “social media posts” of the American colonial and antebellum periods. 

    Today, social media allows users to not only visually document and share life’s moments but also curate how...

  • November 22, 2021 - 9:00am to January 9, 2022 - 4:00pm
    From Erzgebirge, Germany, to Wartburg, Tennessee
    A Family's Christmas Tradition

    Charles Gottlieb Ficke/Fickey and wife Ernestine Augusta Auerswald, through whom the crèche (above) and Christmas carousel (right) descended, immigrated to the United States from the Saxony region of Germany in 1883. Accompanying them were their sons Ernest, 15, and Theodore, 10.

    An...

  • March 5, 2022 - 9:00am to October 9, 2022 - 5:00pm
    The 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World's Fair

    “The persistent energies of people from this region have produced a forum for the people of the world to gather and examine how ‘Energy Turns the World.’”
    Jake F. Butcher, chairman, 1982 World’s Fair

    In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair, the Museum of East Tennessee History invites you to visit...

  • April 22, 2022 - 8:00pm
    Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush
    Program

    The East Tennessee Historical Society & Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law with presenting sponsors KaTom Restaurant Supply, Ihop, & The Honorable Bill and Chrissy Haslam invite you to attend A Historic Evening with Jon Meacham

    Destiny and Power: The American...
  • August 20, 2022 - 10:00am
    Have a Blast with the Past! Hopefully back in 2022!
    Program

    The East Tennessee Historical Society annually presents a one-of-a-kind celebration of our region's history! Participants representing the people, places, and events that shaped our past spill out of the East Tennessee History Center and fill downtown Knoxville, making history truly come alive!

    Walk the...

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Shaver: An Artist of Rare Merit Apr 23 2021 - 9:00am to Jan 30 2022 - 5:00pm
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