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Customs House Museum & Cultural Center hold Opening Reception for New Exhibits

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Customs House Museum held an opening reception March 8th to introduce five new exhibits that range from impressionistic figurative paintings, watercolors, and photography to Stories of Clarksville, and a celebration of Women in business.

On the main floor, in the Leaf Chronicle Lobby until April 29th, Celebrating Women in Business uses objects and images from the museum’s permanent collection to celebrate local businesses throughout Clarksville’s history that have been owned or founded by women. Visitors will learn about the Barbara Louise Hospital, First Women’s Bank, local beauty shops, and more.

Several new exhibits were unveiled at an opening reception March 8th at Clarksville's Customs House Museum & Cultural Center.

Several new exhibits were unveiled at an opening reception March 8th at Clarksville’s Customs House Museum & Cultural Center.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 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 March at the Museum are: Julia Martin: HYPNAGOGIC, Kathleen Conover: Industrial Evolution, Seasons: Frank Majors, Narrative Illusions: The Visions of Mindy Herrin, and Second Saturday Free Admission: Mixed Media Art Activities.

Seasons: Frank Majors

Seasons: Frank Majors

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Remembering Julia Martin

 

“This boy is ignorance.  This girl is want.  Beware of them both, and all of their degree.  But, beware of the boy most.”- The Ghost of Christmas Present in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Julia Martin passed. She was 92. Her death was a ripple over the pre-holiday chaos.

I visited with her at least once a month over the last few years.  To say “a ripple” is not meant as a slight, but rather it is apropos since her many years administering the Bookmobile for this and our surrounding counties was like the proverbial pebble tossed in the still pool of ignorance. The ripple her life made spread far and wide, rejuvenating the water and cultivating minds, offering books for pleasure, knowledge, escape and that special kind of solace that only a good book can offer. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Modern Girls exhibit at the Customs House Museum celebrates Female Artists of Tennessee

 

Women’s History Month at the Customs House Museum is a special treat for the eyes. Opened on the second of March, Modern Girls is a show of contemporary works by Tennessee’s foremost female artists.

The exhibit includes known painters April Street, Edie Maney, and Julia Martin, woodturner Brenda Stein, installation artists Adrienne Outlaw and Sher Fick, award winning watercolorist Anne Bagby, multi-media artist Denise Stewart Sanabria, sculptor Irene Ritter, and photographer Caroline Allison. Curator, Terri Jordan, says of the exhibit, “I wanted to focus this Women’s History Month on some of the talented women currently making their way in the art world, that have a connection to Tennessee.”

Belle Boys' Advantage by Julia Martin, part of Modern Girls exhibit

Belle Boys' Advantage by Julia Martin, part of Modern Girls exhibit

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Modern Girls Exhibit celebrates the female artists of Tennessee

 

Women’s History Month at the Customs House Museum is a special treat for the eyes. Opening on the second of March is Modern Girls, a show of contemporary works by Tennessee’s foremost female artists.

The exhibit includes known painters April Street, Edie Maney, and Julia Martin, woodturner Brenda Stein, installation artists Adrienne Outlaw and Sher Fick, award winning watercolorist Anne Bagby, multi-media artist Denise Stewart Sanabria, sculptor Irene Ritter, and photographer Caroline Allison. Curator, Terri Jordan, says of the exhibit, “I wanted to focus this Women’s History Month on some of the talented women currently making their way in the art world, that have a connection to Tennessee.” «Read the rest of this article»

 



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