Topic: Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.”
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to feature Writers’ Hour during Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition
Clarksville, 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.”
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
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.
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