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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Farragut Museum Features Honoring Our Veterans Special Exhibition

On Monday, July 2, the Farragut Museum will unveil a very special exhibit that will showcase paintings by local artist Alexander Dumas – now a collection owned by the Museum. Visitors will also be able to view artifacts from various branches of the military and numerous wars. This exhibit will be on display through early January, 2019. A Museum Friends-only exhibit preview is 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28.

Dumas spent 16 years as a member of the Tennessee State Guard, retiring with the rank of major. His paintings are on exhibit at the Tennessee Theatre, the East Tennessee Historical Society and the USS Tennessee Battleship Museum, among other places. He currently teaches a painting class at Strang Senior Center in Knoxville.

The Farragut Museum is always free and open 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This summer, the Museum will also be open on the following weekend dates:

  • Sunday, July 15, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 19, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 16, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

For more information about the museum or the exhibit, please visit townoffarragut.org/museum, or contact Historic Resources Coordinator Julia Barham at museum@townoffarragut.org or 218-3377.

Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut has top schools, safe neighborhoods and high development standards, making it one of the best places to live in the Southeast.

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