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Customs House Museum Celebrates 36th Anniversary, Museums for All

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum reopened to the public on June 2nd, 2020m, and in an effort to include and welcome all members of the community, the Museum has joined Museums for All, a nationwide program that supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits.

The program offers visitors reduced admission fees with a presentation of the SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

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APSU names 2019 Alumni Award Winners

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This November, during the Austin Peay State University (APSU) 2019 Homecoming celebration, the University will honor six distinguished individuals with this year’s APSU Alumni Awards.

The 2019 honorees are Outstanding Service Award recipients Dee Boaz and Shan Smith (’78); Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipients Catie Clinard (’11) and Bryan Johnson (’04); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Khandra Smalley (’05) and Richard Bibb (’65).

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2019 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.

Some of the events in June at the Museum are: Remembering D-Day: 75th Anniversary, Batter Up! Celebrating America’s Pastime, Here Comes the Bride, Annual Staff Art Show, Bold Strokes: The Art of Sandy Spain and Flying High.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2019 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.

Some of the events in May at the Museum are: The Infamous Captain Weems, Remembering D-Day: 75th Anniversary, Sharon Rusch Shaver: The Way I See It, Here Comes the Bride, Annual Staff Art and Flying High.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Old Glory Distilling Company creates Spirits as well as Seasonal Events

 

Old Glory Distilling Company

Old Glory Distillery CompanyClarksville, TN – When Old Glory Distilling Company opened its doors in Clarksville in November 2016, the community didn’t realize a beautiful venue and tons of new events were part of the deal.

The 23,000 square foot facility includes a 7,000 sq. ft. multi-level event space that is privately booked most weekends for weddings and receptions, along with Distillery seasonal events like Dueling Pianos and a Craftsmen’s Fair. But, it’s also played host to community events like the Go Commando Half Marathon, the Customs House Museum’s Flying High, and the inaugural Bacon & Bourbon Festival planned for August 24th, 2018.

Old Glory Distilling Company

Old Glory Distilling Company

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Customs House Museum Model Train Crew receives 2018 Gracey Award

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 19th, 2018 the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center held its annual Flying High fundraiser, which took place at the Clarksville Country Club. It was there that the Gracey Award was presented to the Museum’s Model Train Crew, recognizing all members past and present.

The Gracey Award has been presented annually since 1992 in remembrance of Donald and Finley Gracey, who made a generous bequest in the form of a trust fund to benefit four Clarksville institutions, including the museum.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

(L) Jim Zimmer, Executive Director; Sue Lewis, Curator of Education. Train Crew, front (L to R): Kenny Hummer; Henry Livingstone; Carl Eiseman. Train Crew, back (L to R): C. David Elliott; Larry Guest; Jeff Stewart; John Blake; Teddy Blake; Randy Spurgeon, Exhibits Preparator.

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Customs House Museum to hold Flying High fundraiser Saturday, May 19th

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s annual Flying High fundraiser takes place Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at the Clarksville Country Club. The theme to this 35th annual event is “Southern Soirée”, inspired by the beauty of Charleston and the low country of South Carolina.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2018 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.

Some of the events in May at the Museum are: Fantastical Patterns: The Art of Valentina Harper, World in Wood: The Folk Art of Herbert Baggett, Tennessee Watercolor Society 2018 Biennial Exhibition, Flying High 2018: Southern Soiree.

Valentina Harper - Miranda

Valentina Harper – Miranda

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2018 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.

Some of the events in April at the Museum are: Nathaniel Mather: Stories Through Color, Exquisite Miniatures, Celebrating Women in Business, Seasons: Frank Majors, and Our Town: Stories Within Clarksville’s Doorways.

Our Town: Stories Within Clarksville’s Doorways

Our Town: Stories Within Clarksville’s Doorways

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2017 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.

Some of the events in June at the Museum are: Eric Buechel: The Familiar, This Is My Story, Art of the Staff, Flying High, Flag Day, and Tales & Rails.

Blackburn by Ron Adams 2002, Color Lithograph.

Blackburn by Ron Adams 2002, Color Lithograph.

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