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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Exhibits Works by Margaret Evangeline

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Friday, September 19, 2014 @ 2:00 pm In Arts and Leisure | No Comments

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Paintings by Internationally known artist Margaret Evangeline are on view in the Customs House Museum’s Kimbrough Gallery through October.

Evangeline’s work has been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, ArtNews, The New Yorker and many other publications. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as The Drawing Center, Art in General, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Palm Beach ICA, the Hafnarborg, Reykjavik and the Taipei Museum in Taiwan among others.

Flag Veil River a work by by Margaret Evangeline on permanent  display at the Customs House Museum

Flag Veil River a work by by Margaret Evangeline on permanent display at the Customs House Museum

Margaret’s major public installations include “Saved from the Water” in London, UK. She has recently completed a large-scale public sculpture commission at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. Margaret Evangeline’s paintings are in numerous museum collections, including New Orleans Museum of Art, Knoxville Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, CU Boulder Art Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Hilliard Museum, Tennessee State Museum, Alexandria Museum, and the Customs House Museum.

The large scale works are part of the museum’s permanent collection. Margaret Evangeline is a New York-based, Louisiana-born painter and multi media artist. She received her M.F.A. and B.A. from the University of New Orleans and is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2001, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, 1996.

One of the painting by Margaret Evangeline on display at the Customs House Museum

One of the painting by Margaret Evangeline on display at the Customs House Museum

Also on view through October are the annual Women Painting Women invitational show, Leslie Shiels’ Dizygotic, and Aletha Carr: New Connections. Located at the corner of Second and Commerce Streets, the Customs House Museum is the second largest general museum in Tennessee.

For more information on above events contact Terri Jordan, Exhibits Curator, at 931.648.5780 or terri@customshousemuseum.org [2].

About the Customs House Museum

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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.

Regular museum hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Adult admission is $7.00, Sr. Citizens and College ID $5.00, Ages 6 to 18 $3.00, and under six years and Museum members are free.

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 [3]

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