Free Cultural Events for Students in Knox and Surrounding Counties

From Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville –

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, in cooperation with the local arts and culture community, is proud to announce the twelfth year of Penny4Arts, a program developed to meet the local arts community’s long-term goal of serving and educating East Tennessee’s children. Many thanks to the employees of Messer Construction for their support of this program.

Penny4Arts provides children in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union counties, including home-schooled and private-schooled students, the opportunity to attend local arts and culture events/activities by dozens of organizations at the maximum cost of ONE PENNY (or FREE) when accompanied by a paying adult. Most organizations allow up to three children to attend for free. See for a list of upcoming events.

Concerts, plays, dance performances, museums, festivals and historic home tours are part of Penny4Arts.