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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum displays Glass Work that explores Obsolete Technology

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery in the Customs House Museum has become a curiosity shop of sorts this February. Mergings: A Visual Exploration is an exhibit of glass by Tennessee artist Jennifer Crescuillo.

Jennifer has manipulated her medium into everyday objects such as data cartridges and adding machines that do not appear to be what the average visitor expects to see in a glass exhibit.

Mergings: A Visual Exploration is an exhibit of glass by Tennessee artist Jennifer Crescuillo on exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

Mergings: A Visual Exploration is an exhibit of glass by Tennessee artist Jennifer Crescuillo on exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum February 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, 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.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: Of Stars & Stripes: From the Collection of Dr. John Olson, Celebrating Black History Month and Mergings: A Visual Exploration: The Art of Jennifer Crescuillo.

Celebrating Black History Month -- Cobb School 1915

Celebrating Black History Month — Cobb School 1915

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place February 4th, 2016

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is produced by the Downtown Clarksville Association and 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.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum has American Flag Collection on exhibit

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Crouch, Bruner, and Orgain Galleries of the Customs House Museum are themed in a celebration of Old Glory through February in the exhibit Of Stars & Stripes.

An extensive private collection of American flags, political banners, and memorabilia tell a visual story of our states.

American Flag Collection at the Customs House Museum

American Flag Collection at the Customs House Museum

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Customs House Museum’s Melina Ludwig Selected for Management Institute Scholarship

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is pleased to announce that Marketing and Media Director Melina Ludwig has been selected for Southeastern Museums Conference’s (SEMC) Jekyll Island Management Institute class of 2016.

Customs House Museum Marketing and Media Director Melina Ludwig.

Customs House Museum Marketing and Media Director Melina Ludwig.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum features Guest Lecturer Talking about Quilts January 17th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is showcasing part of its quilt collection through January in the exhibit Patterns of History.

Sponsored in part by Legends Bank, this exhibit highlights covers dating as far back as 1830. Included is a Mexican Rose quilt (c. 1850 – 1860) and a “Crazy Quilt” piano runner (c. 1880) made by Lena McLean of Rutherford County, TN.

Judy Schwender of the National Quilt Museum to speak at Customs House Museum.

Judy Schwender of the National Quilt Museum to speak at Customs House Museum.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to hold 7th Annual Champagne and Chocolate Fundraiser January 28th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Thursday, January 28th, Champagne and Chocolate is back for its seventh installment to benefit the Customs House Museum. Doors open at 5:30pm at the Museum.

Live music will be performed by 8th and Marion Jazz Combo. Don’t miss this signature event of the winter season!

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum January 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, 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.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: Of Stars & Stripes: From the Collection of Dr. John Olson, Patterns of History: Quilts from the Collection, The Art of Noriko Register and Champagne & Chocolate.

Of Stars & Stripes From the Collection of Dr. John Olson

Of Stars & Stripes From the Collection of Dr. John Olson

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum and Cultural Center announces James Zimmer as New Executive Director

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s board of directors met Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 and named James L. Zimmer as Executive Director of the organization. Zimmer replaces Alan Robison, who took a position in Anniston, Alabama in October of this year.

It is anticipated that the new top executive of Tennessee’s second largest general museum will be starting his role shortly after the first of the year, according to Board of Trustees Chairman Ray Runyon.

James Zimmer named New Executive Director of Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

James Zimmer named New Executive Director of Clarksville’s Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum hosts William Buffett: A New Simplicity

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – There is a tranquil vibe filling the walls of the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery this month at the Customs House Museum. Along with his success as a portrait painter, designer and printer of limited edition serigraphs and posters, William Buffett is becoming known for his scenes of California and New Orleans.

William Buffett Jazzes up the Customs House Museum

William Buffett Jazzes up the Customs House Museum

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