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Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.
In the month of January, the Museum will feature Richard LeFevre: The Civil War Series, Assemblages: The Art of Sandra Paynter Washburn, “Snowflake Special” Model Trains, Sunday Family Fun – “Indoor Bird Watching” and so much more.
Richard LeFevre: The Civil War Series
LeFevre’s paintings from the collection of UT Knoxville document the important battles of the Civil War, including those at Gettysburg, Chattanooga, Vicksburg, Shiloh, Chickamauga, and Knoxville. On exhibit now through March.
Bold Expressions: Paintings by Larry Martin
Clarksville artist Larry Martin creates bold, richly colored paintings. Opens January 6th.
Assemblages: The Art of Sandra Paynter Washburn
This exhibit features mixed media paintings, sculptural pieces and jewelry by nationally known artist Sandra Paynter Washburn. Opens January 10th.
The Wooden Plane: From the Collection of Terry Strange
See antique tools dating back to the late 1700′s. Starts January 14th.
A-B-C : Items from the Collection
Various objects from our collection represent the letters of the alphabet. Opens January 19th.
“Snowflake Special” Model Trains
The “Snowflake Special” trains will be running every Sunday from 1:00pm–4:00pm through February, except on January 1st, 2012, when the museum will be closed for New Year’s Day.
“Let’s Find Boats”
January 11th & 12th, 10:30am–11:30am
Sunday Family Fun – “Indoor Bird Watching”
January 22nd, 1:00pm–5:00pm
Art & Lunch Film: Joan Mitchell: Portrait of An Abstract Painter
Thursday, January 19th, 12:00pm in the Turner Auditorium
The museum will be closed January 1st and 2nd for New Year’s.
About the Customs House Museum
Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second largest general museum. With over 35,000 square feet of the region’s best hands-on activities and special events…people of all ages agree – the Customs House Museum is well worth the stop!
The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy in Aunt Alice’s Attic, McGregor’s Market and kitchen, and of course – the Bubble Cave! Finally, get “all aboard” to see our fantastic model trains. Our volunteer engineers “ride the rails” every Sunday afternoon from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
The Customs House Museum is located at 200 South Second Street. For more information, call 931.648.5780 or visit their website at www.customshousemuseum.org
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