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Art House



Story and photography by Britt Cole

Art House recently held the intimate and inspiring Art Collecting Series at the home of John and Cindy Compton featuring art dealer Bill Lowe. Guests at the event heard stories behind the Comptons’ private collection and learned more about the world of galleries and art dealers. The goal of Art House is to connect a new generation to the Knoxville Museum of Art by providing exclusive opportunities to learn through art.

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