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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum now showing Wild Ones exhibit

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Cindy Billingsley is one of those few artists that both sculpts and paints. A traditional fine artist of more than thirty years, she is able to merge her passion for wildlife conservation and art.

Her newest exhibit titled Wild Ones at the Customs House Museum creates another chance to bring awareness to the plight of wild animals.

Wild Ones at Clarksville's Customs House Museum
Wild Ones at Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

Cindy says of her work “I wanted to do art around endangered animals to start a dialog, to connect, to get people to understand what it is like for an animal trying to live and survive in this world. To know that they can’t always protect themselves and it is up to us to help provide a safe habitat, so future generations can see the beautiful face of a panda, and that newborn pandas continue to be brought into the world. I speak through paint and clay. I want you to see the sheer beauty of all the animals and tiniest creatures we are blessed to have on this wonderful planet of ours”.

As well as exhibiting in solo and group shows throughout the U.S., Cindy has participated in public art projects such as the Memorial Portrait mural of Brentwood Library, Sept 2011, the 7 Horse Jumps for World Equestrian Games Lexington, KY, 2010, Arrington Firefighter Memorial, Bronze Relief, TN, 2003, and  the Warner Park nature Center 5 bronze sculptures, 1999. Her work has been featured in the publication CeramicsNow Magazine.

In conjunction with the exhibit, Cindy will be doing a special “Family Day” event.

For more information on above events contact Terri Jordan, Exhibits Curator, at 931-648-5780 or terri@customshousemuseum.org.

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.

Regular museum hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Adult admission is $7.00, Sr. Citizens and College ID $5.00, Ages 6 to 18 $3.00, and under six years and Museum members are free.

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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