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Customs House Museum to hold Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 Presentation on October 15th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Dr. Tom Kanon will give a presentation on Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 in the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s Turner Auditorium.

The program is from 2:00pm–4:00pm with free admission to the public.

Tennesseans At War by Tom Kanon

Tennesseans At War by Tom Kanon

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center hosts exhibit of paintings by Ann Nichols

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – New this month in the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery at the Customs House Museum is a collection of works by Tennessee artist Ann Nichols. The suite of small, detailed oil paintings possess a bold presence, with duel images on each panel.

Exotic birds and flowers balance delicate eggs and fruit in each piece.

Ann Nichols - White Cockatoos

Ann Nichols – White Cockatoos

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War of 1812 Talk, Marker Dedication set for October 15th

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, in conjunction with Customs House Museum, is sponsoring an unveiling of a historic highway marker commemorating Clarksville’s role in the War of 1812.

The marker will be placed on Riverside Drive near the site where Middle Tennessee volunteer militia boarded flatboats for the long journey to fight with General Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans, the last conflict in the war.

War of 1812 Boat Re-Enactment

War of 1812 Boat Re-Enactment

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 5th, 2017

 

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.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum October 2017 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 October at the Museum are: The X Housewife Portraits by Kit Kite, Ed Nash: Terrain, Ann Nichols: Split Focus, Tamara Reynolds: Southern Route, and Veiled Abstractions: L.A. Bachman.

LA Bachman - Tap

LA Bachman – Tap

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Customs House Museum to hold Women Writers’ Hour Event

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will kick off the month of October with a Writers’ Hour in conjunction with the exhibit This Is My Story. The event takes place on October 1st, 2017 at 2:00pm and will include readings by some of the women featured in the show.

Women writers representing multiple decades shared their thoughts of who they are on Mother’s Day. Their writings are suspended on cloth, hung “clothesline style” in the Museum’s Jostens Gallery.

This Is My Story

This Is My Story

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Customs House Museum to host Gallery Talk with Award-Winning Artists on September 16th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will host a gallery talk for its current exhibition Women Painting Women: In Earnest on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

The exhibit grew from an online blog in 2009, highlighting women artists working in the figurative tradition. Guest speakers at the museum event include co-founder Alia El-Bermani. Her paintings and drawings have been showcased in museums throughout the world.

Angela Cunningham - Yellow Rose

Angela Cunningham – Yellow Rose

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum September 2017 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 September at the Museum are: Earth from Space, Olen Bryant: In Loving Memory, Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Ed Nash: Terrain, and Women Painting Women Gallery Talk.

Cunningham - Yellow Rose

Cunningham – Yellow Rose

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2018 Arts & Heritage Cultural Calendar now accepting Artwork Submissions

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council (AHDC) is putting out a call to artists who are interested in having their work featured in the tenth annual Cultural Calendar. Each month will feature an artist’s work and highlight upcoming arts and heritage events.

Submitted work will be juried to determine which piece is featured each month, as well as which artwork appears on the cover. As in years past, calendars will be available through AHDC’s website, as well as in the Customs House Museum’s “Seasons” gift shop and other locations around town.

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Customs House Museum hosts Kit Kite’s X Housewife Series exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – There is a feeling of campy nostalgia to the black and white images of Nashville artist Kit Kite’s X Housewife series that immediately creates empathy from female onlookers.

Ironing boards, utensils, and Tupperware are just some of the objects filling Kite’s large scaled photographs.

Kit Kite’s X Housewife series on display at the Custom House Museum.

Kit Kite’s X Housewife series on display at the Custom House Museum.

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