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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council announces grants for Community Activities

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC), as a designated agency of the Tennessee Arts Commission, recently awarded a total of $17,240 to eight non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, Cheatham County, Dickson County and Humphreys County.

Five Montgomery County nonprofit organizations received awards totaling $16,200.

ArtLink Clarksville received $2,500 for artist fees and supplies to support their programs in music and visual arts.

Cumberland Winds performing at an elementary school.

Cumberland Winds performing at an elementary school.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center celebrates Women’s Suffrage, Twenty Years of Cumberland Furniture Guild

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – August has been a month of exciting change exhibit-wise at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. Two new, highly anticipated exhibitions are now up for the public to visit: The Power of Women: Celebrating the Suffrage Movement and Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild.

This month the country will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, and Clarksville has plenty of history to share on the subject.

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

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Clarksville Community Network Video Series adds to Suffrage Celebration

 

19th Amendment programming begins airing Saturday on Clarksville Community Network

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – A series of local videos about women’s suffrage has been produced to help Clarksville celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which extended the right to vote to women throughout America.

“Tennessee Triumph”

“Tennessee Triumph”

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APSU creative writing professor Barry Kitterman’s “30 Poets, 30 Poems” celebrates the people, places of Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Poetry and place are the oldest of friends,” said Barry Kitterman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) creative writing professor and author of Stories from San Joaquin and The Baker’s Boy, in his effusive introduction to his 30 Poets, 30 Poems Clarksville anthology.

This collection is a love letter to all things Clarksville: the people, the places and the memorialization of this marriage through art.

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Montgomery County Community urged to ring bells at noon August 18th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts want bells to ring out at noon in celebration of women’s voting rights.

The mayors have jointly proclaimed August 18th as “Tennessee Women’s Suffrage Centennial Day” in Clarksville and Montgomery County and request that churches and community members join in by ringing their bells to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Tennessee General Assembly’s historic ratification of the 19th Amendment.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Clarksville Arts ad Heritage Development Council seeks submissions for 2021 Cultural Calendar

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC) is putting out a call to artists who are interested in having their work featured in the 13th annual Cultural Calendar.  Each month will feature an artist’s work and highlight upcoming arts and heritage events.
 
Submitted work will be juried to determine which piece is featured each month, as well as which artwork appears on the cover.  As in years past, calendars will be available through AHDC’s website, as well as in the Customs House Museum’s “Seasons” gift shop and other locations around town.

2020 Clarksville Arts and Heritage Cultural Calendar

2020 Clarksville Arts and Heritage Cultural Calendar

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Tennessee Senator Bill Powers announces Art Grants for Montgomery County

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Senator Bill Powers (R-Clarksville) announced today that Montgomery County will receive grants totaling $74,436 from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

The 7 grants were awarded to Montgomery County recipients after being reviewed by citizen advisory panels with expertise in the appropriate arts disciplines and a review by the full 15-member Commission.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

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Clarksville Arts & Heritage seeks Artwork Submissions for 2020 Calendar

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council (AHDC) is putting out a call to artists who are interested in having their work featured in the 12th annual Cultural Calendar. Each month will feature an artist’s work and highlight upcoming arts and heritage events.

Submitted work will be juried to determine which piece is featured each month, as well as which artwork appears on the cover. As in years past, calendars will be available through AHDC’s website, as well as in the Customs House Museum’s “Seasons” gift shop and other locations around town.

Artwork Submissions wanted for 2020 Arts & Heritage Cultural Calendar

Artwork Submissions wanted for 2020 Arts & Heritage Cultural Calendar

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APSU counseling grad student Melody Shipley earns National Award for 9/11 art therapy project

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) grad student Melody Shipley, a ceramics artist, planned to focus on her pottery full-time, but then in 2015, she went horseback riding.

It was something she did often on her family farm, but that afternoon Shipley ended up on ground, twisting her back and dislocated a rib.

APSU grad student Melody Shipley stands with plates made as part of her art therapy project.

APSU grad student Melody Shipley stands with plates made as part of her art therapy project.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 4th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s 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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