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Clarksville’s Riverfest Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition Registration underway now

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – Registration is currently underway for the Riverfest Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition. This year’s competition will feature the following three exhibits: Amateur & Professional Divisions, High School Division, and the Senior Citizens’ Division.

Artwork is displayed at exhibits at various locations in downtown Clarksville, and then juried, and over $2,500 in prizes is awarded.

Riverfest Tour d’Art Exhibit
Riverfest Tour d’Art Exhibit

The Amateur and Professional Division exhibit will be hosted by the Smith-Trahern Mansion September 6th from 10:00am-8:00pm and September 7th from 10:00am-5:00pm. Artists may enter in six categories: Painting & Watercolor, Drawing, 3D/Fiber Arts, Mixed Media & Print Collage, Digital Photography and Film Photography.

Monetary awards are given to first through third place in each category (for each division) as well as a Best of Show Award and purchase awards are being offered by Farmers & Merchants Bank, Legends Bank, Neal Tarpley Funeral Directors, and Planters Bank. Entries will be accepted September 2nd at the Smith-Trahern Mansion from noon–3:00pm. The exhibit is sponsored by Legends Bank, the Smith-Trahern Mansion and the Arts & Heritage Development Council.

The High School Division Art Division exhibit will be hosted by the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center September 6th from 10:00am-8:00pm and September 7th from 10:00am-5:00pm. The competition includes five categories: Photography & Digital Images, Sculpture, Painting, Mixed Media/Collage, and Drawing. Limit is 10 entries per school.

Monetary awards are given to first through third place in each category (for each division) as a Best of Show Award. Artwork will be accepted August 28th-30th from 8:00am to 4:30pm at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department main office.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center, Legends Bank, the Clarksville Department of Electricity and the Arts & Heritage Development Council.

The Senior Citizen Art Exhibit will be hosted by the Downtown Artist’s Co-Op September 5th from noon-6:00pm and September 6th and 7th from noon-5:00pm. All seniors ages 65 and up, residing in Montgomery County and surrounding counties; are encouraged to participate. There is no cost to enter this competition.

Ribbons will be awarded for first through third place in four categories: Photography, Painting & Watercolor, Drawing, and 3D/Fiber Arts. The exhibit is sponsored by the Downtown Artist’s Co-Op and the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council.

For a more information, please visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com or call 931.645.7476.

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