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Letter to Olen Bryant

 

CommentaryClarksville, TN – On Thursday night, August 11th, 2016 the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center hosted a gala affair to introduce the “Women Painting Women 2016” exhibit.

Also on display was a wonderful sculpture  exhibit from Olen Bryant.

Jerry Church standing next to the portrait of Olen Bryant and one of his sculptures at the Customs House Museum.

Jerry Church standing next to the portrait of Olen Bryant and one of his sculptures at the Customs House Museum.

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Women Who Paint Women Are Alive and Well at Customs House Museum

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – So often we admire paintings and artworks of artists who are not accessible for questions or comments. Not so was the case Thursday night, August  11th. Customs House Museum hosted a gala affair which introduced an exhibit entitled “Women Painting Women 2016”.

Featured artists’ works included those of Denise Stewart Sanabria who created life size cutouts of people whose only identity were numbers, but whose personalities were evident in the charcoal and pastel pencil on plywood models. They reminded one of oversized paper dolls, just ready to come to life.

Women Painting Women will be on exhibit at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center through October 23rd, 2016.

Women Painting Women will be on exhibit at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center through October 23rd, 2016.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Presents its Fourth Women Painting Women Exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Nine female artists from four states have taken over the Crouch Gallery of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center starting August 5th.

While the museum has featured women artists in its annual Women’s History Month exhibitions each March, this is the only annual show with a specific group subject matter: the female form.

Ann Piper - He Loves Me She Loves Me Not

Ann Piper – He Loves Me She Loves Me Not

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 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 August at the Museum are: Perspective: The Vision of Jessica Holly, Annual Staff Art Exhibition, Women Painting Women, Tammy O’Connor: Hand Shadows, Eric Hansen: Dollhouses from the Collection, and Art & Lunch: Karla Tucker.

Women Painting Women: Peace Within by Chantel Lynn Barber

Women Painting Women: Peace Within by Chantel Lynn Barber

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum and Cultural Center presents Whimsical World of Amy Chase July 31st

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Amy Chase: Rediscovered Relationships is a magical world currently on view in the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery of the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Creatures and landscapes that appear to have jumped from the pages of a storybook float on the walls and hide within glass cases.

Amy Chase - Uncomfortable Situation

Amy Chase – Uncomfortable Situation

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Award-winning artist Carol LeBaron at Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Through July 31st, the Crouch Gallery of the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is dripping in the vibrant hued textiles of award-winning artist Carol LeBaron.

Patterns of color extending up to fourteen feet are suspended from rods of repurposed wood, the effect of which is like a forest of violet, lemon, Indian red, sap green and cerulean blue.

Carol LeBaron - Bright Garden

Carol LeBaron – Bright Garden

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place July 7th, 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 July 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 July at the Museum are: Portraits of William Stamms Shackelford, Carol LeBaron: Life Source, Taking a Look at Cave Johnson, Amy Chase: Rediscovered Relationships, Art & Lunch: Carol LeBaron, Children’s Summer Camp: Explorers’ Camp, and Picasso Portraits.

Amy Chase - Interminable Dissolution

Amy Chase – Interminable Dissolution

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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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