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Customs House Museum to hold Women Writers’ Hour Event

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will kick off the month of October with a Writers’ Hour in conjunction with the exhibit This Is My Story. The event takes place on October 1st, 2017 at 2:00pm and will include readings by some of the women featured in the show.

Women writers representing multiple decades shared their thoughts of who they are on Mother’s Day. Their writings are suspended on cloth, hung “clothesline style” in the Museum’s Jostens Gallery.

This Is My Story

This Is My Story

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Customs House Museum to host Gallery Talk with Award-Winning Artists on September 16th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will host a gallery talk for its current exhibition Women Painting Women: In Earnest on Saturday, September 16th, 2017.

The exhibit grew from an online blog in 2009, highlighting women artists working in the figurative tradition. Guest speakers at the museum event include co-founder Alia El-Bermani. Her paintings and drawings have been showcased in museums throughout the world.

Angela Cunningham - Yellow Rose

Angela Cunningham – Yellow Rose

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum September 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 September at the Museum are: Earth from Space, Olen Bryant: In Loving Memory, Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Ed Nash: Terrain, and Women Painting Women Gallery Talk.

Cunningham - Yellow Rose

Cunningham – Yellow Rose

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports South Second Street Lane Closure

 

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed one lane of South Second Street from Commerce Street to Franklin Street to perform water main maintenance.

The water main maintenance is anticipated to be finished and the lane reopened by approximately 11:30am.

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Clarksville Police respond to Car Crashing into a Utility Pole

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 around 3:07pm, Clarksville Police report a 2010 Nissan Altima, driven by a 23 year old man, was traveling west on Crossland Avenue and left the roadway for an unknown reason.

The vehicle traveled down a sidewalk, crashed into and broke a utility pole, at which time, the vehicle returned to the roadway to a stopped position back on Crossland Avenue.

A Nissan Altima left the roadway on Crossland Avenue and stuck a utility pole Thursday afternoon. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

A Nissan Altima left the roadway on Crossland Avenue and stuck a utility pole Thursday afternoon. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 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 August at the Museum are: Earth from Space, Olen Bryant: In Loving Memory, Women Painting Women: In Earnest, The X Housewife Portraits by Kit Kite, and Ed Nash: Terrain.

Olen Bryant: In Loving Memory

Olen Bryant: In Loving Memory

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Customs House Museum to debut “Women Painting Women: In Earnest” August 4th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Women Painting Women began as an online blog in 2009, highlighting women artists working in the figurative tradition, started at a time when the founders, Alia El-Bermani, Diane Feissel and Sadie Valeri, felt there was little support for those working in that genre.

Ali Cavanaugh - Hope with Silence

Ali Cavanaugh – Hope with Silence

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Customs House Museum to display Art of Eric Buechel through July

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The art in Eric Buechel: The Familiar leaves the viewer with a feeling of observing others and been observed. Buechel’ s large, cropped portraits stare eye to eye with gallery goers who are taking in scenes of people enjoying lazy summer afternoons on a boat, in a museum, and tending to bees.

The works do not only just depict every-day situations; the artist also installs the people from his life into the scenes exhibited. Such is the case of Buechel’s The Viewing of the Jewish Bride.

Viewing Of

Viewing Of

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Customs House Museum to have Illustrator Frank Morrison Speak on “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville”

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center welcomes illustrator Frank Morrison on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 on its monthly Second Saturday Free Admission day. The museum is open to the public with free admission from 10:00am – 5:00pm.

Attendees will have three opportunities to hear Atlanta artist and illustrator Frank Morrison promote appreciation of illustration as an art form, reading as an enjoyable learning experience, how children and adults benefit from viewing art, as well as talking about his road to becoming a professional artist. Morrison will present in the Turner Auditorium at 10:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Artwalk to be held July 6th, 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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