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Marquee and Vertical Sign Campaign

Light it Up!

 

The Tennessee Theatre marquee and vertical sign are a beacon for Knoxville, lighting up Gay Street and welcoming the community and visitors into the heart of Knoxville. After a decade since its restoration, the beloved marquee is ready for some major maintenance. In the summer of 2016, the marquee will be repaired and relamped so that it may continue to shine brightly over Knoxville.  A major project with major expenses, the Tennessee Theatre needs your help to maintain the iconic marquee! 

$150,000

 

Total cost of project, including complete relamping, electrical updates, new message boards, cosmetic repairs, and more.

5,700

 

Total lighbulbs in marquee and vertical sign.

Help Us Light Up the Marquee!

Choose one or more ways below to help fund this special project.

 

1

Buy a Bulb

There are 5,700 bulbs in the Tennessee Theatre marquee. Each $25 donation will cover the cost of a new LED bulb and related updates. Donors will be acknowledged on our website.

2

Buy a Letter

Your donation will cover the cost of the new LED bulbs for an entire letter in the vertical sign! The “T” is available for $2000, and all other letters are $1000 each. Donors will be acknowledged on our website.

  • T
  • E
  • N
  • N
  • E
  • S
  • S
  • E
  • E

3

Canvas Art Print

This giclee on canvas print of Donna Talerico’s beautiful artwork is 24”x16” and is part of a limited run of 50. Proceeds go to the restoration of the Tennessee Theatre marquee.

4

Paper Art Print

This giclee on paper print of Donna Talerico’s beautiful artwork is 22”x15”. Proceeds go to the restoration of the Tennessee Theatre marquee.

5

Marquee Ornament

This gorgeous glass-blown ornament was carefully designed by the finest European artisans with the most exquisite details and care. Each ornament was crafted by hand during a seven-day process creating an heirloom to be cherished for many years to come. The ornament measures just over 5.5 inches and shimmers brilliantly.