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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held November 7th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, 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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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center announces Frank Lott named Executive Director

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Frank Lott, local business and community leader, has been named the next Executive Director of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center.

The announcement was made by Board Chair Brad Martin at the institution’s annual Director’s Brunch yesterday, (Saturday, November 2nd, 2019).

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum November 2019 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in September at the Museum are: Belgin Yucelen: Semblance, Hunt Slonem: Both Sides of the Brush, Christmas Storefront: From the Museum Collection, The Recent Works of Leah Foote, Dr. Stanton’s Art of the Gun, Hands-On Explorers: Take Flight, Sunday Family Fun Learning Day: Rabbits Galore.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to exhibit Layered Posters by Landy R. Hales

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is exhibiting layered posters by Landy R. Hales, a well-known graphic designer in New York City during the 1920s and 30s, through the end of the year.

Included in the show are nostalgic images of toys, nursery rhymes, household interiors, and Christmas moments. The whimsical works displayed are from the Hales family collection.

Stuff in the Attic by Landy R. Hales.

Stuff in the Attic by Landy R. Hales.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 4th, 2019

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, 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’s Customs House Museum September 2019 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in September at the Museum are: Organic Abstract: The Art of Jennifer Bowman, The Magical Stories of Cathy Horner, Scouts, Junior Explorers: Fossil Facts & Fun! and Little Explorers: Dino Delight.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts receives grant to bolster efforts with local school teachers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand the University’s arts education partnership with the local school system.

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center features new works from Paul Harmon

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is showcasing large oil paintings on canvas and paper by acclaimed artist Paul Harmon in the Museum’s Crouch Gallery. Harmon’s signature themes of reclining nudes and literary references are showcased in more than fifty works.

New forms such as a dappled horse and a vibrant fox dance throughout the collection in Harmon’s signature blue hue and bold use of contour lines.

A Song for Emily Dickinson - Paul Harmon

A Song for Emily Dickinson – Paul Harmon

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Customs House Museum & Cultural Center presents Norman Lerner’s New York Revisited

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Guests of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center from now through September can get a glimpse of city days gone by with the new exhibition New York Revisited: A Photographic Essay by Norman Lerner.

Skyscrapers, steam rising through street vents, newspaper kiosks near subway entrances, women dressed in high-fashion black−there are few cities that everyone can envision in their head without ever stepping foot there other than New York City.

Norman Lerner - Park

Norman Lerner – Park

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum August 2019 Exhibits, Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in August at the Museum are:The Biggest and Most Important Things: A Duo Exhibition by Michelle & Aaron Grayum, Odyssey: An Exhibition of Recent Works by Paul Harmon, Jim Diehr: Imagined Perspectives, Revisiting New York: A Photographic Essay by Norman Lerner and Sunday Family Fun Learning Day: Create an Alien.

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