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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host lecture on Clarence Cameron White Thursday, July 16th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is hosting a lecture on Clarence Cameron White by Gail Robinson Oturu on Thursday, July 16th. The event takes place at 12:15pm as part of the museum’s monthly Art & Lunch programs. This lecture is free to the public.

The lecture will share some of Clarence Cameron White’s thoughts, writings, letters, and interesting information about his Tennessee and family connection, early musical experiences, challenges in pursuing his career, and his visits to Clarksville for performances.

Clarence Cameron White conducting

Clarence Cameron White conducting

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host Alvin York exhibit

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Crouch Gallery of the Customs House Museum has taken on a military appearance this month with the exhibit “In the Footsteps of Alvin York”. This show tells the life story of the man from Pall Mall, Tennessee, in Fentress County, who became one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I.

On October 8th, 1918, Cpl. (later Sgt.) York led seven soldiers against a much larger German force in the Argonne Forest near the small town of Chatel Chehery, France.

"In the Footsteps of Alvin York” exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

“In the Footsteps of Alvin York” exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place July 2nd, 2015

 

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 July 2015 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: Clarence Cameron White, Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas, In the Footsteps of Alvin York and Family Day.

In the Footsteps of Alvin York

In the Footsteps of Alvin York

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Planters Bank Art Gallery to feature Terri Jordan’s ‘Symbolic Summer’ in June

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature “Symbolic Summer” by Clarksville Artist Terri Jordan from Thursday, June 4th – Wednesday, July 1st.

A 20-year arts veteran, Jordan is the exhibits curator of the Clarksville’s own Customs House Museum, as well as a fine artist working in oils and acrylics. She has been involved with nonprofit arts organizations and has taught classes for Centerstone.

Terri Jordan

Terri Jordan

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place June 4th, 2015

 

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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Customs House Museum’s Flying High 2015 takes off Saturday, June 6th

 

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 with a theme of Arabian Nights!

"Sail Away" by Beverly Parker

“Sail Away” by Beverly Parker

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2015 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: Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition, The Illusion of Person and Place: The Spirit of Asia by Bob Sherman, Clarence Cameron White, Flying High 2015 and Story & Craft Time with Ms. Sue.

Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas

Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to exhibit portraits by Photographer Bob Sherman in June

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Nashville-based photographer Bob Sherman brings his mystical portraits to the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery at the Customs House Museum this June with the exhibit The Illusion of Person and Place: The Spirit of Asia by Bob Sherman.

The vivid colored images document the people and places Bob visited in during his travels abroad.

Other Worldly by Bob Sherman

Other Worldly by Bob Sherman

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum announces Southern Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition Winners

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum hosted the awards reception for the Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition on May 16th. The show features eighty-seven paintings. This year’s juror Kathleen Conover awarded 32 artists cash or merchandise prices.

The Best in Show was awarded to Z.L. Feng for In the Wood. Feng is an artist-signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, and the Pastel Society of America (as master pastelist).

Z.L. Feng won Best in Show for In the Wood

Z.L. Feng won Best in Show for In the Wood

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