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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 31st, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Riverfest, Riverfest Tour d’Art Receptions & Exhibits, Riverfest 52-Hour Film Festival and Recycled Fashion Show.

Country music singer Tracey Lawrence to headline 2014 Riverfest, September 6th.

Country music singer Tracey Lawrence to headline 2014 Riverfest, September 6th.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest 2014 Celebration to be held September 5th and 6th

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville, Miller Lite and Agero along the banks of the Cumberland River at McGregor Park as we celebrate Clarksville’s river heritage at the 27th annual Riverfest Celebration, September 5th and 6th, 2014.

This FREE, two day music and arts festival features three stages of a variety of local, regional and nationally-known entertainers, delicious food, and fun for the entire family.

Clarksville's Riverfest

Clarksville’s Riverfest

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum’s Crouch Gallery to have Bold Dizygotics on View

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – “Twins” is the theme in the Customs House Museum’s Crouch Gallery this September. Specifically, those created by Ohio artist Leslie Shiels.

Twins can either be monozygotic, “identical”, meaning that they develop from one zygote that splits and forms two embryos, or dizygotic, “fraternal”, because they develop from two separate eggs. Shiels’ animals appear more as portraits within patterns of positive and negative.

Leslie Sheils Dizygotic Hound Left

Leslie Sheils Dizygotic Hound Left

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 10th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Clarksville Sports Festival, Tai Chi program returns to the Crow Community Center, Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competitions, Dream Chasers kicks off a new session, and Fall Family Campout Registration.

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Customs House Museum to hold Annual Women Painting Women Exhibition starting September 12th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will exhibit its annual Women Painting Women exhibit on September 12th. This year’s slate of artists hailing from Tennessee, California, Georgia, and Ohio, offer a variety of artistic views of the female form.

Lecoupd'oeil - Chantal Barber

Lecoupd’oeil – Chantal Barber

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for August 7th, 2014

 

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 hosts Collection of Outsider Art

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum presents The Outsiders: Folk Art from the Hicks & Vander Elst Collections in the museum’s Orgain Gallery. The exhibition runs through September 7th, and features the work of notable artists Reverend Howard Finster, Georgia Blizzard, and Mose T, among others.

“This showing of works exemplifies the characteristics of the Outsider artist,” states Exhibits Curator Terri Jordan. “We are thrilled that Mr. Hicks and Mr. Vander Elst are sharing their treasures with us. This show is a great treat for the museum’s visitors. Our younger guests seem especially excited with the artwork.”

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 2014 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.

In the month of August, the Museum will feature Serving Abroad: Through Their Eyes, Greg Williamson: With the Troops, Paul Harmon: Inner Voices, The Outsiders: Folk Art from the Hicks & Vander Elst Collections, Technically Speaking, My Own Backyard: The Art of Patsy Sharpe, Art & Lunch: Matisse / Picasso – Twin Giants of Modern Art, and Miniature Circus.

The Art of Patsy Sharpe

The Art of Patsy Sharpe

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Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition registration now underway

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – This year’s competition has changed just a bit; instead of three different exhibits, Riverfest Tour d’Art will feature the following divisions exhibited at two locations: the Amateur, Professional, and Senior Division at Smith-Trahern Mansion and the High School Division at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Planters Bank Hilldale Gallery to feature Watercolors by Artist Frank Lott in July

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – Artist Frank Lott will show an exhibit of watercolors at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery on Thursday, July 3rd – Wednesday, August 6th. Both original watercolors and prints will be on display. Framed and unframed prints will be available for sale.

Lott has been a Clarksville resident since 1973 after graduation from Murray State University. In 1978 he and partner Jeff Bibb founded BLF Marketing, a company that provides marketing, advertising and public relations services to clients throughout the Southeast.

Frank Lott to Exhibit at Planters Bank in July

Frank Lott to Exhibit at Planters Bank in July

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