Beck Cultural Exchange Center Knoxville, Tennessee
Beck Cultural Exchange CenterKnoxville, Tennessee

Delaney Museum at Beck

Coming to the Beck Cultural Corridor will be the Delaney Museum at Beck, ancestral home of world-renowned artists, Beauford and Joseph Delaney.

 

Reverend John Samuel and Delia Elizabeth Johnson Delaney reared their children at 815 East Vine Avenue.  Although this home that the Delaneys grew up in no longer exits, the elder brother, Samuel, owned a house that would become the last Delaney family home in Knoxville. This home, Delaney Museum at Beck, will preserve the heritage and legacy of this extraordinary family. 

 

The remaining Delaney house was acquired by Beck and is situated on its adjoining property. Built in 1910 the Delaney house is located at 1935 Dandridge Avenue.  While the property is in critical need of extensive restoration, it has not been torn down, it has not been destroyed, it has not been erased. History has been preserved, history has been saved.  Henceforth, the narrative of this rich history will be available for all the world to see, Delaney Museum at Beck.   

DELANEY UPCOMING EVENT

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Where to find us

Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915
 
Phone:865.524.8461

Email: beckcenter@beckcenter.net

 

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Museum Hours

Closed Due To COVID-19 Through April 4, 2020 - Will Monitor Status & Update Re-Opening Schedule as Information is Available.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Closed

November 26, 27 & 28, 2020 

Closed

December 24,2019 Thru

January 1, 2021

Our museum is open during the following hours:

Tuesday - Saturday

10:00AM - 6:00PM

 

In the event of inclement weather we operate on the Knox County School Schedule.  Please See knoxschools.org.
Admission: FREE
Parking: FREE

 

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE 

CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE A GROUP TOUR

 

Individuals are welcome to take a Self-Guided Tour anytime during our Business Hours

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