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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum announces Southern Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition Winners

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum hosted the awards reception for the Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition on May 16th. The show features eighty-seven paintings. This year’s juror Kathleen Conover awarded 32 artists cash or merchandise prices.

The Best in Show was awarded to Z.L. Feng for In the Wood. Feng is an artist-signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, and the Pastel Society of America (as master pastelist).

Z.L. Feng won Best in Show for In the Wood

Z.L. Feng won Best in Show for In the Wood

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Customs House Museum to exhibit Ed Nash: Exploration abstracts in May

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Artist Ed Nash brings his large-scale abstracts to the Customs House Museum for the month of May in the exhibit Ed Nash: Exploration.

The acrylic paintings seep with mysterious shapes and textured layers of neutral hues. They are at once both earthy and industrial.

"Adjudicate" by Ed Nash.

“Adjudicate” by Ed Nash.

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11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference announces New York Times Bestselling Author Sharyn McCrumb as Keynote Speaker

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 4th and 5th, 2015, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Sharyn McCrumb, award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including the New York Times bestsellers The Ballad of Tom Dooley and She Walks These Hills, and the forthcoming Prayers the Devil Answers.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

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Last Chance to See Current Exhibits at the Customs House Museum

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House museum will be changing out its spaces at the end of the month, leaving less than two weeks for art lovers to view the current exhibits by award-winning artists.

The museum offers an average of thirty temporary shows each year, and the current ones features a variety of styles and subject matter.

Artist Lynn Garwood.

Artist Lynn Garwood.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host Southern Watercolor Society’s Its Juried Exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is pleased to host the Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition this May. The show features eighty-seven paintings, eleven coming from Tennessee artists.

Exhibits Curator, Terri Jordan, states “I am honored to have the Southern Watercolor Society (SWS) present its 38th Annual Juried Exhibition here at the Customs House Museum. We have featured the talents of some of the best artists living in the South and I am happy to add the SWS to that list.”

Bill Bailey - Fly Creek

Bill Bailey – Fly Creek

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Downtown Clarksville Association to hold “13” Sale during Rivers and Spires Festival

 

Downtown Clarksville Association - DCAClarksville, TN – To commemorate the 13th year of the Rivers and Spires Festival, local business owners in Historic Downtown Clarksville will be offering “13” specials during the festival starting on Thursday, April 16th through Saturday April 18th.

The Downtown Clarksville Association, made up of business owners in the downtown area, is excited to welcome back the Rivers and Spires Festival for the 13th year, and encourages all festival-goers to continue the festivities by checking out these great deals at the businesses that make up the unique shopping experience of Historic Downtown Clarksville.

Rivers and Spires Festival

Rivers and Spires Festival

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2015 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 January at the Museum are: In the Garden: A Women’s History Month Exhibition, Sergio Gomez: The Land In Between, Go Figure!, Westward Ho! and April in the Children’s Room: Birds, Blossoms, and Bunnies.

The Quiet Stage: The Art of Lynn Garwood

The Quiet Stage: The Art of Lynn Garwood

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to feature Writers’ Hour during Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On March 31st, the Customs House Museum will present a Writers’ Hour event in conjunction with its invitational exhibit celebrating women artists.

Local authors will read from their works that are themed to the museum’s show, In the Garden.

“The museum has held several readings in the past,” states Exhibits Curator Terri Jordan. “It is interesting to hear the variety of poems and stories from our local writers. Often funny, and sometimes sad, the audience is always blown away with the talent we have in the Clarksville area.”

Women’s History Month Exhibition at the Customs House Museum to feature Writers' Hour

Women’s History Month Exhibition at the Customs House Museum to feature Writers’ Hour

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Customs House Museum’s Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition to present “In the Garden”

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Each March the Customs House Museum creates an invitational themed exhibit celebrating women artists. This year’s show, In the Garden, features the work of artists from across the state of Tennessee, all created in a variety of styles.

Redhibiscus -  Lisa Ernst

Redhibiscus – Lisa Ernst

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place March 12th

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – The First Thursday ArtWalk scheduled for Thursday March 5th has been postponed until March 12th due to inclement weather.

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 scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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