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Frist Art Museum releases Schedule for 2021 Exhibition

 

Frist Art Museum celebrates 20th Anniversary, Pablo Picasso, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, American Art Deco, Kara Walker, Medieval Bologna, and More

Frist Art MuseumNashville, TN – Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Frist Art Museum is proud to announce its 2021 schedule of exhibitions.

In the Ingram Gallery, the year begins with Picasso. Figures, an exhibition from the Musée national Picasso-Paris that offers an in-depth look at his career-long fascination with the human body. Featuring paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, Picasso. Figures will make its sole U.S. appearance at the Frist.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2019 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

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: Twentieth Anniversary of the Tornado, Mike Andrews: A New Vision, First Responders, 15 Over 50: A Women’s History Month Exhibition, Create a Sculpture out of Soap, Meet the Artist: Marilyn Murphy.

Art 4 Us: Free Art Workshops for High School & College Students at the Customs House Museum.

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Customs House Museum to offer Free Fall Break Art Classes for Students

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center is offering a series of free art classes to students in grades 1-8 in October. This program, called ART 4 US, will take place during fall break (October 9th-12th).

The Museum recently received a generous Arts Engagement in American Communities grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, which allows them to offer a series of free art-making experiences that will begin with these classes.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2016 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: A Woman’s Touch: Celebrating Tennessee Crafts, James Alexander: Sculptural Thinkings, Elizabeth LaPenna: Expressions in Color, A Time of Mourning, Cast of Blues, Hook Rug Demonstration, and Women Writers Hour.

Cast of Blues - B.B. King

Cast of Blues – B.B. King

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Artwalk to be held March 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.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum March 2016 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: A Woman’s Touch: Celebrating Tennessee Crafts, James Alexander: Sculptural Thinkings, School Days: From the Collection and For Adults: Picture Book Art: Stories from Around the World.

Marmalade Sky by Elizabeth LaPenna

Marmalade Sky by Elizabeth LaPenna

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Exhibits Bring Sense of Nostalgia in October

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum traditionally offers Tennessee-flavored exhibits during the fourth quarter of the calendar year, and October 2015 is no exception.

New gallery shows include Patterns of History, which features quilts from the museum collection. Sponsored in part by Legends Bank, this exhibit highlights fifteen covers dating as far back as 1830.

1920s Finley Elder Gracey

1920s Finley Elder Gracey

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum receives Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Arts Engagement in American Communities grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

The invitation-only grant in the amount of $10,000 aims to help increase understanding and skills in the arts for all ages.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Impressive New Exhibitions Explore Man’s Relationship with Nature at the Renaissance Center

 

The Public is Invited to a Free Reception on Friday, October 19th

The Renaissance CenterDickson, TN – The Renaissance Center is excited to present five new and impressive art exhibits that explore man’s relationship with nature, good and bad, simple and complicated.

Visitors to The Renaissance Center can’t miss Alan LeQuire’s impressive “Dream Forest” exhibit in the Rotunda, featuring nine 12-foot high interpretive human torsos assembled as a tree-like forest. Visitors can also walk amongst the colossal sculptures and read the poetic “dreams” inscribed on the pieces.

Visitors to The Renaissance Center can’t miss Alan LeQuire’s impressive “Dream Forest” in the Rotunda, which they can walk amongst and read the “dreams” inscribed on the 12-foot high torso trees.

Visitors to The Renaissance Center can’t miss Alan LeQuire’s impressive “Dream Forest” in the Rotunda, which they can walk amongst and read the “dreams” inscribed on the 12-foot high torso trees.

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Roxy Regional Theatre Commemorates Civil War Sesquicentennial with Stephen Crane’s “The Red Badge of Courage”

 

Roxy Regional TheatreThe Red Badge of CourageClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre continues its commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial with a limited run of Stephen Crane’s classic tale of heroism, “The Red Badge of Courage”, opening Friday, March 30th, at 8:00pm.

Eighteen-year-old Henry Fleming dreams of the thrill of battle as a young recruit, but his illusions are shattered when he comes face to face with the bloodshed and horrors of The Civil War.Telling of the experience of war from the point of view of an ordinary soldier,  “The Red Badge of Courage” is considered the first modern war novel. «Read the rest of this article»

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