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Acuff Chair of Excellence to get visit from Famed musicologist Anna Harwell Celenza November 12th-17th at APSU

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1772, the Austrian composer Joseph Haydn decided to play a little trick on his benefactor, Prince Nikolaus Esterházy. Haydn and the court orchestra had spent months with the overbearing prince at his summer palace, and they were beginning to feel homesick for their families.

That summer, Haydn composed his Symphony No. 45 in F-Sharp minor, known as the “Farewell Symphony,” for the prince.

Anna Harwell Celenza

Anna Harwell Celenza

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to celebrate Season of Equine starting November 11th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Beginning November 11th the galleries of the Customs House Museum will showcase the horse. Included in the Season of Equine are paintings, antiques, photographs, sculptures, and vintage toys.

The two-story Crouch Gallery will feature the art of Eric L. Hansen, titled Blood Rescue.

Blood Rescue - Eric Hansen

Blood Rescue – Eric Hansen

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for November 6th, 2014

 

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 scheduled for July 3rd.

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

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum November 2014 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 November at the Museum are: 4th Annual Laying Low, Family Fun Day: A Big Thank You to the Train Crew, Art & Lunch: Gallery Talk with Eric Hansen, November in the Children’s Room: Horses, and Equine themed exhibits.

Blood Rescue - Eric Hansen

Blood Rescue – Eric Hansen

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Portraits for Prevention to raise money for the Unite for Her Foundation at the Customs House Museum on Saturday

 

The Unite for Her FoundationClarksville, TN – Are you looking to have a few affordable, professional family photos done! If so come to Portraits for Prevention this Saturday, October 25th from 12:00pm-5:00pm at the Clarksville Customs House and Museum!

For a donation, professional photographers will be available to take portraits of families as well as survivors and their families. We will have hair and makeup artists available and as well. The Donations will be going to benefit the Unite for Her Foundation!

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to hold 4th Annual Laying Low November 1st

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Laying Low is back for its fourth installment to benefit the Customs House Museum on Saturday, November 1st.

This laid-back annual fundraiser is an outdoor event celebrating the fall season.

4th Annual Laying Low to be held November 1st

4th Annual Laying Low to be held November 1st

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum October 2014 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.

In the month of October, the Museum will feature Leslie Shiels: Dizygotic, Women Painting Women, Recent Works by Susan Bryant and Billy Renkl, Richard Hogan: My View, Margaret Evangeline: From the Collection, Aletha Carr: New Connections, Children’s Room: The Wonders of Light, Family Day: Bubble Blast in the Courtyard, Let’s Find: Bugs, Fall Break Model Trains, Art & Lunch Film: Man Ray: Prophet of Avant-Garde, and Pumpkin Palooza.

Assemblage with Marbles by Aletha Carr.

Assemblage with Marbles by Aletha Carr.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Exhibits Works by Margaret Evangeline

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Paintings by Internationally known artist Margaret Evangeline are on view in the Customs House Museum’s Kimbrough Gallery through October.

Evangeline’s work has been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, ArtNews, The New Yorker and many other publications. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as The Drawing Center, Art in General, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Palm Beach ICA, the Hafnarborg, Reykjavik and the Taipei Museum in Taiwan among others.

Flag Veil River a work by by Margaret Evangeline on permanent  display at the Customs House Museum

Flag Veil River a work by by Margaret Evangeline on permanent display at the Customs House Museum

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Clarksville Riverfest’s 2014 Tour d’Art Winners Awarded

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – After hundreds of artists had their works of art on display at two locations in downtown Clarksville, then judged by artist Mary Addison Hackett, winners were awarded at Clarksville Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Receptions held Thursday, September 4th and Friday, September 5th, 2014.

Over $2,500 in prizes were awarded.

The competition included five categories: Photography & Digital Images, Sculpture, Painting, Mixed Media/Collage, and Drawing. Monetary awards are given to first through third place in each category (for each division) and a Best of Show Award.

Riverfest's Tour d’Art Exhibits

Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits

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Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 begins tonight with Entertainment from Nine different Bands

 

Jon Royce Band to headline

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville, Miller Lite and Agero invites everyone to come out tonight, Friday, September 5th, to the 27th annual Riverfest Celebration at McGregor Park on the banks of the Cumberland River. Admission is free to this two day music and arts festival.

This year’s festival features local, regional and national entertainers and is a great event for the entire family. Tonight, nine bands will perform on two stages and are guaranteed to entertain and excite those in attendance.

Jon Royce Band headlines Friday night at Riverfest.

Jon Royce Band headlines Friday night at Riverfest.

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