Topic: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
Clarksville, TN – Storybooks present enjoyable, meaningful, interactive math explorations to children and adults in Go Figure! – a national traveling exhibit that opens March 1st at the Customs House Museum.
Go Figure! transforms charming children’s books into a kid-sized world where children and adults can have fun exploring math with familiar characters such as Arthur, Frog and Toad, and the Three Bears.
Acuff Circle of Excellence to honor Joe W. Giles with Ovation Award at Customs House Museum, March 1st
Clarksville, TN – Joe W. Giles, an Austin Peay State University alumnus and founder of the Tennessee Arts Academy, the nation’s flagship professional development program for teachers of the arts, will be honored March 1st with the George Mabry Ovation Award.
The award is one of eight to be given by the Acuff Circle of Excellence in recognition of outstanding contributions in the arts to the Clarksville-Montgomery County community. The annual ceremony will be Sunday, March 1st, from 2:00pm-3:30pm at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. The public is invited to attend the ceremony and a reception that follows. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Monestere de la Visitationhon and the small order of nuns who reside there are the subject matter of the new exhibit in the Customs House Museum’s Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery.
The artist, Anne Goetze, began going to the Monastery to visit her aunt Helen.
February ArtWalk to benefit American Heart Association
Clarksville, 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 February being American Heart Month, several businesses will be supporting the American Heart Association with donations or a percentage of sales going to the association. In addition, we encourage people to participate in National Wear Red Day on February 5th and wear red to promote awareness of heart disease in women.
Clarksville, TN - On December 16th, 1944, the German Army launched a desperate offensive designed to split the Allied armies in two and capture the strategic supply port of Antwerp, Belgium. This offensive has come to be known as the Battle of the Bulge.
We are now in the midst of the 70th Anniversary of that offensive and historians from the Clarksville area including history faculty from Austin Peay State University will take part in presenting a series of programs that will educate, inform and enlighten the public as to the importance of this offensive. A highlight of one seminar will be actual World War 2 veterans that served in the Bulge fighting.
Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with the Nashville Artist Guild
Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is currently showcasing the art of the Nashville Artist Guild in its Kimbrough Gallery through February with the exhibit “Divided Loyalties.”
The show represents the artistic interpretations of the many different aspects of the War Between the States within a variety of media.
Clarksville, TN – A still life is a work of art traditionally depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (such as food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (such as books, vases, jewelry, coins).
Clarksville, TN – The deadline is fast approaching for nominations for the coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts.
The nominees must have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community. Anyone can submit nominations. Nominations will be accepted through Tuesday, January 20th. The awards ceremony is March 1st at the Customs House Museum. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area’s “Free at Last!” exhibit
Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area Expands Traveling Exhibition on Emancipation and Reconstruction in Tennessee
Clarksville, TN – As we begin the last year of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area has expanded its traveling exhibition about emancipation and Reconstruction.
“Free at Last!” tells the momentous story of the transition from slavery to freedom and the development of citizenship among formerly enslaved African Americans.
Clarksville, TN – The mythical figures in Thomas Dodd’s exhibit Dreamer: The Art of Thomas Dodd turn the Customs House Museum’s Orgain Gallery into a forest of fairytales.
The viewer is immediately transported into a surreal fantasy of contemporary stories within each work of art.
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