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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 5th, 2017

 

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 First Thursday Art Walk moved because of Holiday to January 8th, 2015

 

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 scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council 2014 Cultural Calendars Now Available

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The 2014 Cultural Calendar, produced by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, is now available online and at several local shops.

Each month of the calendar features an original work by a local artist, depicting a scene in Montgomery County, along with highlights of arts and heritage activities planned by community organizations for that month.

2013 Arts and Heritage Cultural Calendar

2013 Arts and Heritage Cultural Calendar

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Chi Omega chapter donates painting to APSU in honor of 40 years on campus

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A new painting will soon hang in Harned Hall, on the Austin Peay State University campus. The artwork – a watercolor of the University’s quadrangle – was recently donated to the school by the artist, Lynne Waters Griffey, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Kappa chapter of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity at APSU.

The print will hang with a plaque, acknowledging it as a gift from the chapter to the University.

APSU associate professor of history Dr. Minoa Uffelman presents APSU President Tim Hall with a watercolor painting by local artist Lynne Waters Griffey, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Kappa chapter of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity at APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

APSU associate professor of history Dr. Minoa Uffelman presents APSU President Tim Hall with a watercolor painting by local artist Lynne Waters Griffey, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Sigma Kappa chapter of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity at APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU staff).

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Clarksville awarded grants to help fund Smith-Trahern Mansion restoration plan

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Historical Commission awarded the City of Clarksville a Historic Preservation Fund grant of $20,000 to prepare a plan for the restoration of the Smith-Trahern Mansion.

These funds represent sixty-percent of the project budget. In order to complete the project, a forty-percent match from local funds is required. Fundraising efforts by the City will continue, with some help already.

Smith-Trahern Mansion

Smith-Trahern Mansion

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First Thursday ArtWalk – April

 

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for the monthly Art Walk, which will be held this month on April 5th, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from ARTifactssent us this information about April’s artistic extravaganza.

Participating merchants include APSU’s Downtown Art Gallery, ARTifacts Emporium, Creative Corner, Downtown Artists Co-op,  the Framemaker, Edwards Steakhouse, Hodgepodge, Ingredients, Rogate’s Boutique, and the Roxy Regional Theatre. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Austin Peay State University’s Chi Omega Chapter Celebrates 40th Anniversary

 

Written by Amanda Thomas Pitt

Chi Omega SororityClarksville, TN – The Sigma Kappa chapter of Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity turns 40 this year. In May of 1972, the Sigma Tao Omega sorority was granted an official charter from Chi Omega, becoming the first national sorority on Austin Peay’s campus.

Since then, through the national organization, this Chi Omega chapter has raised nearly $50,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation and has donated thousands of volunteer hours to local charities and organizations.

Some of the reunion committee members. (Photo by Shelby Stack Silvey)

Some of the reunion committee members. (Photo by Shelby Stack Silvey)

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Parks and Rec Report for December 4th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Christmas on the Cumberland
  • Adult Volleyball League Seeks Players
  • Pictures with Santa
  • Silver Social- December 17th
  • Try Scuba Class
  • Save the Smith-Trahern Mansion
  • Aqua Zumba
  • Story Tellers

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The Clarksville Parks and Rec Report for October 23rd

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Youth Basketball League
  • Kleeman Haunted Mansion
  • Fright on Franklin
  • Save the Smith-Trahern Mansion
  • Winter Gym Program
  • Calling all Dancers

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Amateur/Professional Riverfest Art Show Benefits Smith-Trahern Mansion

 
Lynne Waters Griffey

Lynne Waters Griffey

Riverfest 2011

Clarksville, TN – At Riverfest, art lovers gathered at the Smith-Trahern Mansion on Friday night, September 9th, to view not only the Amateur/Professional Tour d’Art Show but to witness the introduction of a watercolor painting of the mansion by Clarksville artist, Lynne Waters Griffey.

Griffey said that when she learned of the desperate need for renovation to the Smith-Trahern Mansion, she “thought and thought about how she might help.” She came up with the idea of painting the mansion so that copies of it could be sold to raise needed funds. She said, :If I have any part in saving this mansion, I’ll consider it an honor.”

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