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Customs House Museum & Cultural Center to hold Book Signing for David Magers during November Art Walk
Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm In Events | No Comments
Clarksville, TN – Local nature photographer David Magers specializes in birds. His work has been shown in various Clarksville venues, including the Downtown Artists Co-op, Silke’s Old World Breads, Planters Bank, L and N Train Station, the Clarksville Public Library, and others. David has recently published a photography book titled “The Birds of Dunbar Cave State Park,” containing recent photos of some 58 species, all taken on the park grounds.
David will hold a “Birds of Dunbar Cave State Park” book signing at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center as part of the First Thursday Art Walk in November.
The book signing begins at 5:30pm on November 3rd, 2016. Copies of the book are available for purchase at Seasons: The Museum Store, with all of the proceeds benefiting the Friends of Dunbar Cave and the Customs House Museum.
A presentation will follow at 6:00pm in the museum’s Turner Auditorium, where David will discuss the fundamentals of bird photography and the processes and techniques he used to capture the beautiful images contained in the book. The vital role of the Friends of Dunbar Cave in promoting, protecting and preserving the natural and cultural resources of the Park will also be discussed.
This event, as well as admission to the museum, is free and open to the public. Learn more about David Magers and his work by visiting David Magers Photography on Facebook or www.DavidMagers.com 
Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second largest general museum. The original portion of the building was constructed in 1898 as a U.S. Post Office and Customs House for the flourishing tobacco trade. Incorporating a number of architectural styles, the original structure is one of the most photographed buildings in the region.
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, Senior 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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