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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to resume Pre-COVID-19 Hours

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – April showers bring May flowers, and beginning May 1st, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center will be back in “full bloom” as it resumes its Saturday schedule.

The Museum will resume pre-COVID hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am–5:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm and will no longer close for one hour at mid-day during the week.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Customs House Museum receives $150,000 Donation from Kiwanis Club of Clarksville for Children’s Area Remodel

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – During the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s Grand Illumination lighting event held on October 3rd, 2020, Executive Director Frank Lott had a special announcement for those in attendance.

The Downtown Kiwanis Club of Clarksville has pledged $150,000 for the renovation of the Museum’s children’s area known as Explorers’ Landing.

Customs House Museum Executive Director Frank Lott announcing the Kiwanis Club of Clarksville for Children’s donation.

Customs House Museum Executive Director Frank Lott announcing the Kiwanis Club of Clarksville for Children’s donation.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Welcomes a New Era with the Grand Illumination

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – One of the state’s most photographed structures, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center in Downtown Clarksville, will soon be as photogenic after dark as it has been in the daytime.

The Museum is adding a new feature to the historic 1898 Post Office and Customs House building that proudly graces the corner of South Second Street and Commerce Street.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Grand Illumination.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Grand Illumination.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to take part in The Big Payback

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – In January 2020, The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center was on a roll with exciting announcements going into a new decade.

The momentum included the hiring of Executive Director Frank Lott, the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Boehm Porcelain Collection along with other highly anticipated exhibit openings and several facility improvement projects.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts Advisory Board seeks Nominations for 2020 Ovation Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Nominations are being sought for the 2020 Ovation Awards, presented by the Advisory Board of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”).

The Ovation Awards will take place at 2:00pm on Sunday, March 29th, 2020 in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall.

Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts’s 2020 Ovation Awards set for March 29th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts’s 2020 Ovation Awards set for March 29th. (APSU)

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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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Montgomery County holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Wade Bourne Nature Center

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday afternoon, June 4th, 2019, around 70 people came out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Wade Bourne Nature Center at Montgomery County’s Rotary Park. Expected to open summer 2020, the nature center is named in honor of Wade Bourne because of his long-time passion and commitment to conservation and the outdoors.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Director of Parks Jerry Allbert, Architect Lane Lyle and Becky Bourne, widow of Wade Bourne, spoke to the crowd prior to the ceremonial groundbreaking.

(L to R) County Commissioner Ricky Ray; County Commissioner David Harper; Laurina Lane; DBS & Associates President David Smith; County Commissioner Joe Creek; Lane Lyle; Mayor Durrett; Becky Bourne; Hampton Bourne; Frank Lott; Jerry Allbert and B.R. Miller and Company Owner Mike Boisseau.

(L to R) County Commissioner Ricky Ray; County Commissioner David Harper; Laurina Lane; DBS & Associates President David Smith; County Commissioner Joe Creek; Lane Lyle; Mayor Durrett; Becky Bourne; Hampton Bourne; Frank Lott; Jerry Allbert and B.R. Miller and Company Owner Mike Boisseau.

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APSU’s CECA accepting nominations for 2019 Ovation Awards

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA)

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Nominations are being sought for the 2019 Ovation Awards, presented by the Advisory Board of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”).

The Ovation Awards will take place on Sunday, March 31st, at 2:00pm in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

Philanthropist Evans Harvill was awarded the 2017 George Mabry Ovation Award. This year’s Ovation Awards ceremony is on March 31st at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay State University.

Philanthropist Evans Harvill was awarded the 2017 George Mabry Ovation Award. This year’s Ovation Awards ceremony is on March 31st at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall at Austin Peay State University.

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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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Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for Creative Arts to host “An Elegant Obsession” on September 7th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – History and fantasy will collide into an evening of pure entertainment during the premiere performance of the musical drama, “An Elegant Obsession,” at 7:30pm on Friday, September 7th, 2018 in the Mabry Concert Hall.

This event will be hosted by the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), and guests with reserved seating may attend a formal reception from 5:00pm-7:00pm at 416 College Street on the night of the premiere.

“An Elegant Obsession,” to be held September 7th & 8th in the APSU Mabry Concert Hall.

“An Elegant Obsession,” to be held September 7th & 8th in the APSU Mabry Concert Hall.

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