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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held October 4th, 2019

 

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 to be held September 5th, 2019

 

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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Pillars of Hope 9/11 commemorative art exhibit to be held at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, September 4th-23rd

 

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County has a personal and profound connection to September 11th with many military heroes and families calling Clarksville their home.

So it is no surprise that almost 2000 tiles have been hand painted by Clarksville-Montgomery County residents as part of the Pillars of Hope: Remembering our Heroes through Art and Reflection since late 2012. A project dedicated to the memory of the September 11th attacks on our nation that honors and remembers those who serve our country.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library honors our heroes and community.

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Celebrating a Tennessee Triumph: New monument to honor Clarksville’s suffragists

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a July afternoon in 1914, more than 75 people crowded into a house on Madison Street for a meeting of the newly established Clarksville Equal Suffrage League.

The women who joined the league that afternoon spent the next six years facing ridicule and threats of violence in the pursuit of their goal – earning women the right to vote.

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held June 6th, 2019

 

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 nonprofits to host Big Payback Shindig at Downtown Commons

 

The Big PaybackClarksville, TN – Ten local nonprofits are joining together to have fun celebrating the good work they do in the community during The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 6th annual giving day, presented by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

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Arts for Hearts Clarksville kicks off “Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard project” November 6th

 

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Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard projectClarksville, TN – Arts for Hearts Clarksville, a program under the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council is using art to help build community connections.

Over the past two years volunteers have hosted more than 200 free art events throughout the community, including Fort Campbell and Gilda’s House in Nashville Tennessee. People of all ages come together with volunteers to explore and create art.

Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard project

Hello Clarksville-The Neighborhood Postcard project

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Pillars of Hope Public Art display to be at Downtown Commons, September 6th

 

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Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, Arts for Hearts Clarksville, Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff, and volunteers will setup the “Pillars of Hope” Honoring our Heroes through Art at the Downtown Commons, 215 Legion Street. The Pillars of Hope will be on display from 11:00am-7:00pm.

The Pillars of Hope is a commemorative piece of public art created by our community to honor and remember those who serve. The project began in 2012, a collaborative project organized by Rita Arancibia, Volunteer Clarksville, Hands on Nashville , APSU Ceramics Department, with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

Pillars of Hope traveling public art exhibit to be displayed at Downtown Commons honors our heroes and community.

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Clarksville and Montgomery County Mayors support Arts for Hearts project

 

Back at school, ‘Kindness is Cool’

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett have proclaimed August as “Kindness is Cool — Back to School Month.”

Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Pro Tem Valerie Guzman presented the proclamation Tuesday at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library as part of Clarksville Kindness Rocks project to promote random acts of kindness using art as a creative way to touch people.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Pro Tem Valerie Guzman, and Rita Arancibia show off some Kindness Rocks at the Public Library.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Clarksville Mayor Pro Tem Valerie Guzman, and Rita Arancibia show off some Kindness Rocks at the Public Library.

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Clarksville Kindness Rocks project

 

New art program lets kindness rock Clarksville

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville‘s children, along with a fair number of adults, are adding to the city’s public art inventory—one rock at a time.

And they are engaging in random acts of kindness as they offer others the joy of a chance rock discovery.

In a trend that is sweeping the nation, Clarksvillians are painting rocks—big rocks, little rocks, smooth rocks, backyard rocks—and hiding them around town for others to find, keep, re-hide, or substitute with a painted rock of their own.

Rita Arancibia, founder of Arts for Hearts, is harnessing this movement in that organization’s Clarksville Kindness Rocks project to promote random acts of kindness using art as a creative way to touch people.

Clarksville’s Finest recently joined the Clarksville Kindness Rocks program sponsored by Arts for Hearts, a program under the umbrella of Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

Clarksville’s Finest recently joined the Clarksville Kindness Rocks program sponsored by Arts for Hearts, a program under the umbrella of Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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