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Pillars of Hope 9/11 commemorative art exhibit to be held at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, September 4th-23rd

 

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has a personal and profound connection to September 11th with many military heroes and families calling Clarksville their home.

So it is no surprise that almost 2000 tiles have been hand painted by Clarksville-Montgomery County residents as part of the Pillars of Hope: Remembering our Heroes through Art and Reflection since late 2012. A project dedicated to the memory of the September 11th attacks on our nation that honors and remembers those who serve our country.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

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Clarksville nonprofits to host Big Payback Shindig at Downtown Commons

 

The Big PaybackClarksville, TN – Ten local nonprofits are joining together to have fun celebrating the good work they do in the community during The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 6th annual giving day, presented by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

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Austin Peay State University Community School for the Arts offers writing class to veterans, families

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After Ellen Taylor walked into the room, she nudged her desk slightly to face the center of the classroom. The move, whether conscious or unconscious, signaled something intrinsic to the class that was about to start.

Taylor was ready to share. Her classmates were ready to share.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council receives $10,000 grant to offer arts experiences to Military Families

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council has received a $10,000 grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission to enfold active military, veterans and their families into Clarksville’s creative community.

The Tennessee Arts Commission in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Veteran Services awarded nine Tennessee Military, Veterans & the Arts grants to organizations throughout the state. Two Montgomery County organizations, AHDC and Gateway Chamber Orchestra, were grant recipients.

As part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts and Military grant, Arts for Hearts offered a wood burning class that filled so quickly they have added two additional classes with a waiting list.

As part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts and Military grant, Arts for Hearts offered a wood burning class that filled so quickly they have added two additional classes with a waiting list.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to honor three Clarksvillians November 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Three Clarksvillians will be honored this Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Ceramicists Ken and Melody Shipley will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) history professor, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

The awards ceremony will begin at 5:00pm at Emerald Hill on the Austin Peay campus.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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Arts for Hearts Clarksville kicks off “Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard project” November 6th

 

Arts for Hearts Clarksville

Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard projectClarksville, TN – Arts for Hearts Clarksville, a program under the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council is using art to help build community connections.

Over the past two years volunteers have hosted more than 200 free art events throughout the community, including Fort Campbell and Gilda’s House in Nashville Tennessee. People of all ages come together with volunteers to explore and create art.

Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard project

Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard project

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held November 1st, 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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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to hold exhibit, reception for 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC)

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – On Friday and Saturday, October 19th and 20th, 2018 artists from around Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky will arrive in Clarksville to paint the city in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council’s 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

They will set up easels all around town to capture Clarksville on canvas and will welcome anyone in their vicinity to ask about their work or share stories about the spaces they are painting.

Tiffany Foss on Frank Street during last years 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

Tiffany Foss on Frank Street during last years 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

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Pillars of Hope Public Art display to be at Downtown Commons, September 6th

 

Arts for Hearts Clarksville

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, Arts for Hearts Clarksville, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff, and volunteers will setup the “Pillars of Hope” Honoring our Heroes through Art at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street. The Pillars of Hope will be on display from 11:00am-7:00pm.

The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art created by our community to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project organized by Rita Arancibia, Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville , APSU Ceramics Department, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan proclaims August “Kindness is Cool — Back to School Month.”

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will proclaim August as “Kindness is Cool — Back to School Month.”

Mayor McMillan will present the proclamation at 5:30pm on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center as part of the Clarksville Kindness Rocks project to promote random acts of kindness using art as a creative way to touch people.

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