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Clarksville, 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 April, the Museum will feature The Art of Annamaria Gundlach, The Words of Women, The Unfortunate Fate: Titanic 1912, Civil War Medicine, “Let’s Find Doors”, Customs House Museum’s Open House and so much more.
Form: The Art of Annamaria Gundlach
Professional clay artist Annamaria Gundlach creates wall reliefs and standing sculptures rooted in the female form. On exhibit through April 29th.
The Words of Women
A Women’s History Month exhibit that marries vintage ladies’ items with an original story or poem written by a local or regional female author about that object. On exhibit through May 6th.
Quantum Confusion: An Installation by Denise Stewart Sanabria
Artist Denise Stewart Sanabria explores the idea of portals with eleven full scale charcoal portraits on cut-out plywood. On exhibit through May 20th.
The Unfortunate Fate: Titanic 1912
Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ship going down. In the Bruner Gallery through May 20th.
Recent Acquisitions: Highlighting Items from the Collection
Included is Dollhouse: A Series by Eric Hansen. The first run of photographs on aluminum have been donated to the museum by the award-winning photographer. Opens April 10th.
Civil War Medicine
This exhibit focuses on items, techniques & situations created to address medical needs in the mid – late 1800’s. Opens April 13th (opening date subject to change).
Celebrating 1898: Artifacts & History
Information and artifacts from the collection from the timeframe that the 1898 building was built will be on display in celebration of its reopening. Opens April 13th (opening date subject to change).
“Let’s Find Doors”
April 11th & 12th, 10:30am – 11:30am
For more information, contact Sue Lewis at 931.648.5780.
Film Screening: Miss Representation
Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself. Part of the Women’s History Month Celebration.
Writers Panel Discussion
Saturday, April 14th, 1:00pm. Free admission.
Art & Lunch Film: Sylvia Hyman: Eternal Wonder
Thursday, April 19th, 12:15pm in the Turner Auditorium.
Customs House Museum’s Open House
Saturday, April 28th, 10:00am-5:00pm. Free admission.
The museum will be closed Sunday, April 8th for Easter Sunday.
About the Customs House Museum
Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second largest general museum. With over 35,000 square feet of the region’s best hands-on activities and special events…people of all ages agree – the Customs House Museum is well worth the stop!
The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy in Aunt Alice’s Attic, McGregor’s Market and kitchen, and of course – the Bubble Cave! Finally, get “all aboard” to see our fantastic model trains. Our volunteer engineers “ride the rails” every Sunday afternoon from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
The Customs House Museum is located at 200 South Second Street. For more information, call 931.648.5780 or visit their website at www.customshousemuseum.org
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