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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum hosts Collection of Outsider Art

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum presents The Outsiders: Folk Art from the Hicks & Vander Elst Collections in the museum’s Orgain Gallery. The exhibition runs through September 7th, and features the work of notable artists Reverend Howard Finster, Georgia Blizzard, and Mose T, among others.

“This showing of works exemplifies the characteristics of the Outsider artist,” states Exhibits Curator Terri Jordan. “We are thrilled that Mr. Hicks and Mr. Vander Elst are sharing their treasures with us. This show is a great treat for the museum’s visitors. Our younger guests seem especially excited with the artwork.”

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

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APSU Community School of the Arts Summer Programs Registration now Open

 

Austin Peay State University Community School for the ArtsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts is gearing up for a busy summer of creative arts classes and camps for children and adults in the Clarksville community.

For more than two decades, the CSA has provided top-notch music, art, drama, creative writing and dance lessons. This summer, the CSA will offer classes, lessons, camps and workshops throughout June, July and August. Registration is now open. «Read the rest of this article»

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Applications now being accepted for New Watauga Summer Arts Camp at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Applications are now being accepted for the Watauga Arts Academy, a new summer arts camp hosted by Austin Peay State University, in cooperation with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

This two-week summer program is designed for high school students (grades 9-12) who have a passion and interest in the creative arts.

New Watauga Summer Arts Camp now accepting applications

New Watauga Summer Arts Camp now accepting applications

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St. Francis Spring Craft Show in Dover Tennessee April 5th, 2014

 

Hosted by the St. Francis Ladies Club

St. Francis of AssisiDover, TN – Come join the St. Francis Ladies club of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover, TN for a day of fun on April 5th, 2014 from 9:30am-2:00pm!

There will be more than 30 crafters, artists, and home businesses with a huge assortment of products. There is no cost to come shop and if you bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry item for our local food bank you will be eligible to win a door prize from one of our awesome vendors!

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover, TN

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Dover, TN

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to hold 5th Annual Champagne and Chocolate Fundraiser

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Thursday, January 30th, Champagne and Chocolate is back for its fifth installment to benefit the Customs House Museum. Doors open at 5:30pm at the Museum.

Live jazz music will be performed by the Henry Rives Trio. Don’t miss this signature event of the winter season!

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Clarksville’s 2nd annual Handmade Holiday event sees large turnout, continues Sunday, November 17th

 

Handmade HolidaysClarksville, TN – On Saturday, November 16th the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department put on the 2nd Annual Handmade Holidays event at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at Clarksville’s Liberty Park. The event kicked off at 10:00am and went until 6:00pm.

Vendors were on hand selling handmade and handcrafted holiday themed items. The event has grown from last years 40 booths to over 60 vendor booths this year.

2nd Annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar was held Saturday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

2nd Annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar was held Saturday at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held September 5th

 

Clarksville's First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

September Art Walk To Be Held on September 5th
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Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council Polaroid Transfers Workshop, September 7th

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Artist Beverly Parker will teach participants how to print Polaroid Transfers in the September First Saturday Workshop offered by the Clarksville/Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Parker, whose works are collected by regional institutions as well as private individuals, is donating from her own cache of Polaroid film, no longer manufactured, so that workshoppers can produce a piece of art using material that will soon be unavailable to artists. «Read the rest of this article»

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Planters Bank Exhibit to display Metal Art in August

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature metal art from local artist Brent Streeter Thursday, August 1st – Wednesday, September 4th.

Brent Streeter was born and raised in Michigan in the heart of the automotive industry and worked most of his life as a Design Engineer. Brent moved to Clarksville in 2007 with his wife Joyce because they both loved Tennessee and were ready for a new adventure.

Metal Music Men part of display at Planters Bank in August.

Metal Music Men part of display at Planters Bank in August.

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Rivers and Spires Festival starts early Thursday due to incoming Weather

 

Rivers and Spires Event Schedule Updated

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 2013 Rivers and Spires Festival tonight will kick off sooner than expected due to a storm expected to roll in later this evening. The festival will began at 4:30pm instead of the 5:30pm time listed on the schedule.

Bands will play one hour to an hour and a half earlier than planned. There are going to be some outstanding bands performing tonight that you do not want to miss.

Tonight's Rivers and Spires Festival closes out with headliner Cowboy Mouth at 7:00pm on the Public Square Stage.

Tonight’s Rivers and Spires Festival closes out with headliner Cowboy Mouth at 7:00pm on the Public Square Stage.

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