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Customs House Museum to hold Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 Presentation on October 15th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, Dr. Tom Kanon will give a presentation on Andrew Jackson and the War of 1812 in the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s Turner Auditorium.

The program is from 2:00pm–4:00pm with free admission to the public.

Tennesseans At War by Tom Kanon

Tennesseans At War by Tom Kanon

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Customs House Museum to have Illustrator Frank Morrison Speak on “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville”

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center welcomes illustrator Frank Morrison on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 on its monthly Second Saturday Free Admission day. The museum is open to the public with free admission from 10:00am – 5:00pm.

Attendees will have three opportunities to hear Atlanta artist and illustrator Frank Morrison promote appreciation of illustration as an art form, reading as an enjoyable learning experience, how children and adults benefit from viewing art, as well as talking about his road to becoming a professional artist. Morrison will present in the Turner Auditorium at 10:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place November 3rd, 2016

 

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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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts Annual Ovation Awards Ceremony set for March 2nd

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – In 2010, Dr. Joseph B. Trahern Jr. donated a couple of crude, limestone statues to Austin Peay State University.

The pieces, which had belonged to his late mother, were sculpted by the prominent folk artist William Edmondson, the first African-American artist to have a solo show of his work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Those donated works, worth tens of thousands of dollars, helped jump-start the University’s burgeoning folk art collection, and they have made the entire community a destination for art enthusiasts.

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Custom House Museum October 2012 Exhibits and 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.

In the month of October, the Museum will feature Impressions of Reality: The Art of Camille Engel, George McGlothin as Clay Faulkner, Sunday Family Fun: Meet the Mannequins, Art & Lunch: Whistler and so much more.

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Customs House Museum to have George McGlothin performing as Civil War Soldier October 5th

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Friday, October 5th, the Customs House Museum will take a look back into 1863 through the eyes of a Civil War soldier. The event will feature historian George McGlothin, who will be assuming the persona of Clay Faulkner.

It will take place in the Museum’s Turner Auditorium at 6:00pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Civil War Roundtable presents Ed Bearss at the Customs House Museum July 18th

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, July 18th, Clarksville’s Civil War Roundtable group will host a fundraiser at the Customs House Museum. The event will feature retired Chief Historian of the National Park Service, Ed Bearss, who will be presenting a lecture in the Museum’s Turner Auditorium at 7:00pm.

Ed is a combat wounded U.S. Marine who joined the National Park Service in the 1950s. Starting out at Vicksburg National Military Park as its historian, he rose to be the Chief Historian of the National Park Service and is retired from there as Chief Historian Emeritus. Ed is the most popular speaker on the Civil War lecture circuit today and is world renowned as a battlefield guide. «Read the rest of this article»

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Custom House Museum continues the Celebration of Women with Writers’ Panel

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 14th, the Customs House Museum will host a writers’ panel discussion in the Turner Auditorium, starting at 1:00pm.

This free public event will be moderated by Shana Thornton and Mitzi Cross, guest speakers will discuss three topics including “the muse”, self publishing versus “old school”, and challenges when writing about history. «Read the rest of this article»

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Custom House Museum April 2012 Exhibits and 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.

In the month of April, the Museum will feature The Art of Annamaria Gundlach, The Words of Women, The Unfortunate Fate: Titanic 1912, Civil War Medicine, “Let’s Find Doors”, Customs House Museum’s Open House and so much more.

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Customs House Museum continues the Celebration of Women’s History Month

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On March 17th, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center will host “The Power of Women” an inspirational and informative event for women on women’s issues, including a brunch and performance. Guest speakers will include breast cancer survivor Teri Johnson.

Customs House Museum celebrates Women's History Month

Customs House Museum celebrates Women's History Month

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