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Customs House Museum hosts International Group of Women Artists Exhibit

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Opening July 5th, 2018 in the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s Kimbrough Gallery, International Reflections is an exhibition representing five women artists who rarely see each other, but have bonded through their love of painting.

Coming together in the spirit of friendship and to support each other’s art careers, Women Artists Mentors (WAM) members meet once a month in a video chat online. 

International Reflections - Keirce GoFish

International Reflections – Keirce GoFish

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Customs House Museum Model Train Crew receives 2018 Gracey Award

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center held its annual Flying High fundraiser, which took place at the Clarksville Country Club. It was there that the Gracey Award was presented to the Museum’s Model Train Crew, recognizing all members past and present.

The Gracey Award has been presented annually since 1992 in remembrance of Donald and Finley Gracey, who made a generous bequest in the form of a trust fund to benefit four Clarksville institutions, including the museum.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library begins renovations Monday, June 11th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – Phase 1 of a major renovation of portions of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will begin Monday, June 11th, 2018.

Using a public/private funding partnership, the library, which was last renovated 21 years ago, will take a big leap towards becoming the building that it needs to be to give the public a more updated, useful, attractive, inviting and comfortable experience.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held June 7th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s 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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Austin Peay State University professors’ documentary “Clarksville 1937” wins at Nashville Film Festival

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN –  A short documentary highlighting Clarksville in the 1930s took home one of the top honors at the 49th Annual Nashville Film Festival earlier this month. “Clarksville 1937,” directed by Austin Peay State University communication professors Karen Bullis and Kathy Lee Heuston, won the Tennessee First Grand Jury Prize for Documentary Short during the May event.

APSU professors Heuston and Karen Bullis turned the Charles Crow's footage into an 8-minute documentary, “Clarksville 1937,”

APSU professors Heuston and Karen Bullis turned the Charles Crow’s footage into an 8-minute documentary, “Clarksville 1937,”

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2018 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

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 June at the Museum are: Fantastical Patterns: Brenda Buffett: Explored Movement, Interpreting the Familiar: The Art of Hattie Marshall Duncan, Nathaniel Mather: Stories Through Color, Exquisite Miniatures.

Old Soul Dear Heart

Old Soul Dear Heart

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Clarksville Transit System will offer Free Summer Rides for Youth

 

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Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System and the City of Clarksville are offering free summer transportation to young people to help them engage in summer jobs and enrichment programs.

CTS will offer the Summer Youth Free Ride Program from May 29th to August 31st, 2018 to youth 18 and under with a valid CTS Youth or Student ID. The IDs can be purchased at the Downtown Transit Center, 200 Legion Street, for $2.00 with proof of age. For information, please call 931.553.2429.

Clarksville Transit System will provide access to parks, pools and activities.

Clarksville Transit System will provide access to parks, pools and activities.

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Customs House Museum to hold Flying High fundraiser Saturday, May 19th

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s annual Flying High fundraiser takes place Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at the Clarksville Country Club. The theme to this 35th annual event is “Southern Soirée”, inspired by the beauty of Charleston and the low country of South Carolina.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2018 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 May at the Museum are: Fantastical Patterns: The Art of Valentina Harper, World in Wood: The Folk Art of Herbert Baggett, Tennessee Watercolor Society 2018 Biennial Exhibition, Flying High 2018: Southern Soiree.

Valentina Harper - Miranda

Valentina Harper – Miranda

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center hosts Nathaniel Mather’s Menagerie Exhibits through June 24th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The animal themed paintings on view in the Kimbrough Gallery of the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center encompass the playfulness of childhood drawings in bold color palettes.

But upon closer inspection, one finds sophisticated textures and lines layered throughout each canvas.

Nathaniel Mather - Conversation

Nathaniel Mather – Conversation

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