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Customs House Museum to hold Art & Lunch Program with Larry Richardson Thursday, June 23rd

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Artist Larry Richardson will be at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center on Thursday, June 23rd at 12:15pm as part of the museum’s monthly Art & Lunch program.

Larry will be taking guests on a guided tour of Cumberland River paintings that are now on display in the Kimbrough Gallery.

Artist Larry Richardson

Artist Larry Richardson

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to display works by William Shackelford

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Through July 31st, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is showcasing a rare exhibition of portraits by William Stamms Shackelford.

Brought together from various institutes and private collectors, the assortment of children, dogs, and patriarchs come to life against the dark hue of the Orgain Gallery. The portraits, some of which were done post-mortem, showcase the talent Shackelford had in bringing out the personality of the subject.

Portrait of Two Children with Dog and Rabbit by William Stamms Shackelford

Portrait of Two Children with Dog and Rabbit by William Stamms Shackelford

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place June 2nd, 2016

 

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

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2016 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 June at the Museum are: Carol LeBaron: Life Source, Cumberland River – An American Legacy, Taking a Look at Cave Johnson, Landscape photography by local artist Carl Papenfuss, and Flying High Dinner & Auction.

Landscape photography by local artist Carl Papenfuss

Landscape photography by local artist Carl Papenfuss

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Registration for 12th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference going on now

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The Twelfth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference will be held June 2nd and 3rd, 2016, on the campus of Austin Peay State University. The conference is put on by the Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Jim Squires, former Tennessean reporter, former Chicago Tribune editor and author of much-buzzed-about political Roman a clef West End, published under the pen name Crockett White.

Jim Squires

Jim Squires

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Customs House Museum’s Flying High benefit to be held June 4th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Held the first Saturday of June each year, Flying High is an evening celebrating artists and the works of art of the region. Flying High is Customs House Museum’s preeminent fundraiser of the year, supporting educational and exhibit programming of the Museum.

This year’s event will be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Saturday, June 4th with a theme of An Evening in Paris.

Customs House Museum’s 2016 Flying High fundraiser.

Customs House Museum’s 2016 Flying High fundraiser.

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12th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference to be held June 2nd – 3rd, 2016

 

Former Chicago Tribune Editor and Tennessean Reporter Jim Squires to Keynote 12th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference

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 Twelfth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 2nd and 3rd, 2016, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Jim Squires, former Tennessean reporter, former Chicago Tribune editor and author of much-buzzed-about political Roman a clef West End, published under the pen name Crockett White.

Jim Squires

Jim Squires

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center adds New Addition to Collection Part of ‘A Time of Mourning’ Exhibit

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is showcasing items from its collection with the exhibit A Time of Mourning, now on display.

The exhibit highlights how rigorous mourning etiquette affected women’s attire; the grieving process is explored through clothing, photographs, and a variety of other objects.

‘A Time of Mourning’ Exhibit on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

‘A Time of Mourning’ Exhibit on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites Organizations to Apply for ABC Grants to Fund Arts Activities

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community are invited by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council to apply for an Arts Build Communities grant.

Arts Build Communities is a program funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission and administered by the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Free workshop to be held at Customs House Museum in Clarksville Tennessee on April 20th, 2016.

Free workshop to be held at Customs House Museum in Clarksville Tennessee on April 20th, 2016.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum is holding Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition through May 1st

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Each year the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center features the art of women in celebration of Women’s History Month. This year, Tennessee women artisans are showcased in the newly renovated Kimbrough Gallery. The exhibit, titled A Woman’s Touch, includes sculpture, jewelry, clothing, furniture, printmaking, and ceramics.

Participating in the exhibit are artists Kim Winkle, Anne Rob, Claudia Lee, Susan DeMay, Jeanie Stephenson, Jennifer Knowles, Virginia Fisher, Jennifer Crescuillo, Vicki Vipperman, Brenda Stein, and Melina Ludwig.

Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition on display now at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition on display now at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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