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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan helps open Black History Month

 

Proclamation honors committee, Rev. Jimmy Terry

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joined community leaders for the opening of Black History Month in Clarksville, and formally proclaimed February as a special time to “celebrate the achievements and contributions made by African Americans to our economic, cultural, spiritual and political development.”

Mayor McMillan commended the Rev. Anderson Grant, chairman, and Pastor Frank Washington for their work with the Clarksville Black History Month Committee, which organized the February 1st Opening Celebration.

Servella Terry (right), widow of the late Rev. Jimmy Terry Sr., joined Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan at the podium to present the Black History Month proclamation.

Servella Terry (right), widow of the late Rev. Jimmy Terry Sr., joined Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan at the podium to present the Black History Month proclamation.

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Customs House Museum exhibiting mixed media art of Sloane Bibb

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is featuring the mixed media art of Sloane Bibb in the exhibition Storied Elements.

The walls of the Crouch Gallery are a dreamland of wonders such as chickens in heels, women in dresses filled with flowers and birds, and a Bell jar of butterflies.

The Mixed Media Art of Sloane Bibb on display at the Customs House Museum.

The Mixed Media Art of Sloane Bibb on display at the Customs House Museum.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held February 1st, 2017

 

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 February 2018 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 February at the Museum are: Aretha McKinney Blevins: A Sense of Serenity, Our Town (Stories of Clarksville), Celebrating African American Businesses of Clarksville, Narrative Illusions: The Visions of Mindy Herrin, The Art of Mixed Media Inspired Artists, and Second Saturday Free Admission: Pop-Up Valentines.

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Pope Garrett Dry Cleaners

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Customs House Museum & Cultural Center closed Friday and Saturday due to hazardous weather

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center has announced that for the safety of their patrons, they will be closed this Friday, January 12th. 2018 and Saturday, January 13th due to the winter weather.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum January 2018 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 January at the Museum are: Robert Schoolfield: The Layers of Up & Down, Sloane Bibb: Storied Elements, Denise Stewart Sanabria: Misappropriated Mythology Altars, Narrative Illusions: The Visions of Mindy Herrin, Helping Around the House: Toys from the Museum Collection, and Champagne & Chocolate 2018.

Champagne and Chocolate at the Customs House Museum

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to host Bob Clement at Customs House Museum

 

Former congressman will speak, sign new book

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will host a special book-signing event featuring former U.S. Rep. Bob Clement from 2:00pm-4:00pm Sunday, January 14th, 2018 at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Clement, a Tennessee Democrat, will give a presentation on the current political climate in the country and read a few passages from his memoir, “Presidents, Kings and Convicts: My Journey from the Tennessee Governor’s Residence to the Halls of Congress.” The event is free and open to the public.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held December 7th, 2017

 

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 December 2017 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 December at the Museum are: The Art of the 2Rivers Society of Painters, Tamara Reynolds: Southern Route, Veiled Abstractions: L.A. Bachman, Toys from the Museum Collection, Doggerels: The Illustrations of Edward Gilman, and Noel Night.

2017 Customs House Museum's Noel Night

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Customs House Museum displays Sculptor Tom Rice Exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Endurance in Form: A Retrospective, Tom Rice’s exhibition at the Customs House Museum, is a visual history of his growth as a Tennessee artist.

Included in the extensive show are pieces created from high school to the present, encompassing his experiences and influence of studying abroad, being mentored by the late Olen Bryant, through a 25 year teaching career.

Tom Rice Sculpture

Tom Rice Sculpture

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