Second Floor
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
First Floor
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • April 19: 10am-4pm
  • Closed April 21
Third Floor
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed April 19
  • Closed April 21
Second Floor
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed April 19

Corporate Partners & Sponsorships

Build Your Brand Awareness by Becoming a Corporate Member

The history within the walls of the East Tennessee History Center is more than words and artifacts.  It is the living memory of the men and women who helped build East Tennessee and strengthen our nation.

Make History Come Alive!  We invite you to align your name with the East Tennessee Historical Society as a corporate member and join our efforts to preserve, interpret, and promote the region’s rich history.  Your sponsorship makes you a partner in the society's important work to provide quality student and teacher development programs and to reach the public with educational lectures, conferences, exhibits, and genealogy research.

Build your awareness with sponsorship recognition in:

  • Marketing material and signage for each event and exhibit sponsor
  • ETHS website (
  • History Happenings - A bi-monthly e-newsletter reaching more than 4,000 members and supporters
  • Semi-annual Newsline and annual Journal of East Tennessee History each reaching 2,200 members and supporters

Receive entertainment benefits:

  • Invitations to members-only previews and special events
  • Complimentary annual membership passes and museum admission passes
  • Hidden history tours
  • Rental discounts on History Center auditorium for corporate events—a great space to do business in an attractive and spacious venue.  Capacity ranges from 50-200.

Preserving your company history:

  • Choices include consultations, toolbox, and/or seminars

For more information on specific benefits for each giving level, click here.  You can also review a list of the 2017 Event and Exhibit Sponsorship opportunities available.

2016-2017 Corporate Sponsors


2015-2016 Corporate Sponsors

Bacon & Company. Inc. Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berdowitz, PC
Barber McMurry Architects BB&T
Bertelkamp Automation Central Business Improvement District
Clayton Bank and Trust Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC
Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants DFS Property Management
First Utility District of Knox County Frantz, McConnell and Seymour
Hodges, Doughty and Carson Johnson and Galyon, Inc.
KaTom Restaurant Supply, Inc. Merit Construction, Inc.
NAI Knoxville Commercial Real Estate Pilot Flying J
Raymond James Regions
Schaad Companies Seven Islands Foundation
Shoffner Kalthoff Mechanical Electrical Service Steiner & Ellis, PLLC
Strata-G Susan Arp Communications
White Realty and Service Corporation First Tennessee Foundation
UT-Battelle ORNL
CMH Services, Inc. Case Antiques, Auctions & Appraisals 

2014-2015 Corporate Partners and Sponsors

21st Mortgage Corporation ALCOA Foundation
Anonymous BB&T
First Tennessee Foundation Knoxville's CBID
Mast General Store Messer Construction
Randy and Jenny Boyd Seven Islands Foundation
South College Susan Arp Communications



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