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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 exhibit of Mike Andrews Sculptures on display until May 5th

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Crouch Gallery is home to the serene, organic sculptures of local artist and teacher Mike Andrews.

On view through May 5th, the show, titled A New Vision, includes over forty pieces made of wood, limestone, or alabaster.

Mike Andrews Sculptures on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Mike Andrews Sculptures on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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APSU’s CECA accepting nominations for 2019 Ovation Awards

 

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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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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 Public Art Trail filled with Murals, Sculptures, Fountains and Flames

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville unveiled its 21st public art piece this month. Twelve of the pieces – at least – are in a proximity that’s easily walkable within the city’s downtown core.

Murals, sculptures, fountains, and flames are among the art pieces you’ll see showcased along city streets, urban trails, buildings and throughout the campus of Austin Peay State University, which is adjacent to downtown. Many of the works were designed or created by Clarksville artists.

Frank Sutton sculpture on Franlin Street

Frank Sutton sculpture on Franlin Street

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Austin Peay State University receives donation to establish James T. and Dorothy Mann Wall of Legacy in APSU Department of Art + Design

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When longtime Austin Peay State University art professor and acclaimed sculptor Olen Bryant died in July, Clarksville resident Jim Mann understood as well as anyone what both the University and the Clarksville community lost.

James T. and Dorothy Mann inside the APSU Department of Art + Design at the Wall of Legacy.

James T. and Dorothy Mann inside the APSU Department of Art + Design at the Wall of Legacy.

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts seeks Nominations for 2018 Ovation Awards

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Ovation Awards, presented by the advisory board of the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA).

Nominations are open to the public, and nominations will be accepted through Thursday, February 8th, 2018.

2018 Ovation Awards set for Sunday, April 8th.

2018 Ovation Awards set for Sunday, April 8th.

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Customs House Museum displays Sculptor Tom Rice Exhibition

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Endurance in Form: A Retrospective, Tom Rice’s exhibition at the Customs House Museum, is a visual history of his growth as a Tennessee artist.

Included in the extensive show are pieces created from high school to the present, encompassing his experiences and influence of studying abroad, being mentored by the late Olen Bryant, through a 25 year teaching career.

Tom Rice Sculpture

Tom Rice Sculpture

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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 Customs House Museum September 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 September at the Museum are: Earth from Space, Olen Bryant: In Loving Memory, Women Painting Women: In Earnest, Ed Nash: Terrain, and Women Painting Women Gallery Talk.

Cunningham - Yellow Rose

Cunningham – Yellow Rose

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