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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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Customs House Museum brings traveling exhibit “Go Figure!” to Clarksville

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, 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.

Go Figure! exhibit coming to Clarksville's Customs House Museum Monday, March 1st.

Go Figure! exhibit coming to Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Monday, March 1st.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence to honor Joe W. Giles with Ovation Award at Customs House Museum, March 1st

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, 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»

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to exhibit Annecy France Nun Series by Anne Goetze

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, 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.

The Annecy France Nun Series by Anne Goetze Debuts at the Customs House Museum

The Annecy France Nun Series by Anne Goetze Debuts at the Customs House Museum

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Artwalk to be held February 5th, 2015

 

February ArtWalk to benefit American Heart Association

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 February being American Heart Month, several businesses will be supporting the American Heart Association with donations or a percentage of sales going to the association.  In addition, we encourage people to participate in National Wear Red Day on February 5th and wear red to promote awareness of heart disease in women.

February ArtWalk to benefit American Heart Association

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Battle of the Bulge Seminar Series to be held in Clarksville January – April 2015

 

Battle of the BulgeClarksville, TN - On December 16th, 1944, the German Army launched a desperate offensive designed to split the Allied armies in two and capture the strategic supply port of Antwerp, Belgium. This offensive has come to be known as the Battle of the Bulge.

We are now in the midst of the 70th Anniversary of that offensive and historians from the Clarksville area including history faculty from Austin Peay State University will take part in presenting a series of programs that will educate, inform and enlighten the public as to the importance of this offensive. A highlight of one seminar will be actual World War 2 veterans that served in the Bulge fighting.

101st Airborne Division personnel retrieve an A-4 Aerial Delivery Container containing medical supplies. Photo taken in the Bastogne area. Resupply missions took place between 23-27 December 1944.

101st Airborne Division personnel retrieve an A-4 Aerial Delivery Container containing medical supplies. Photo taken in the Bastogne area. Resupply missions took place between 23-27 December 1944.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with the Nashville Artist Guild

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is currently showcasing the art of the Nashville Artist Guild in its Kimbrough Gallery through February with the exhibit “Divided Loyalties.”

The show represents the artistic interpretations of the many different aspects of the War Between the States within a variety of media.

Divided Loyalties by Garry Hornbuckle

Divided Loyalties by Garry Hornbuckle

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host Still Life Invitational Exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – A still life is a work of art traditionally depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (such as food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (such as books, vases, jewelry, coins).

Right Before My Eyes: A Still Life Invitational at the Customs House Museum.

Right Before My Eyes: A Still Life Invitational at the Customs House Museum.

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