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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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City of Clarksville hold Frank Sutton statue dedication

 

Actor, soldier, humanitarian honored in hometown

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, a statue of actor Frank “Sgt. Carter” Sutton, who was born and raised in Clarksville, was dedicated on Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville.

A crowd of more than 150 people — including a large group of third-grade students from Clarksville Academy and a busload of Coldwell Banker Realtors  —  gathered to watch Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, statue project leader Mark Holleman, and sculptor Scott Wise pull the shroud from the bronze image.

The completed statue of Frank Sutton was unveiled at 1:30pm Wednesday near the Roxy Theatre on Franklin Street by Mark Holleman, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and sculptor Scott Wise.

The completed statue of Frank Sutton was unveiled at 1:30pm Wednesday near the Roxy Theatre on Franklin Street by Mark Holleman, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and sculptor Scott Wise.

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City of Clarksville reschedules Frank Sutton Statue dedication to Wednesday, May 3rd

 

Event rescheduled after rain out last week

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A statue of actor Frank “Sgt. Carter” Sutton, who was born and raised in Clarksville, will be dedicated at 1:30pm Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 on Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville.

Bad weather last Saturday forced the ceremony to be rescheduled.

Frank ‘Sergeant Carter’ Sutton statue to be unveiled near Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville

Frank ‘Sergeant Carter’ Sutton statue to be unveiled near Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville

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City of Clarksville to dedicate Frank Sutton statue Saturday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A statue of actor Frank “Sergeant Carter” Sutton, who was born and raised in Clarksville, will be dedicated at 1:30pm Saturday on Franklin Street in Downtown Clarksville.

Mark Holleman, civic leader and broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Conroy, Marable & Holleman working with the City of Clarksville, led the drive to place the statue — created by local sculptor Scott Wise — near the Roxy Regional Theatre in Sutton’s hometown.

Frank ‘Sergeant Carter’ Sutton statue to be unveiled near Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville

Frank ‘Sergeant Carter’ Sutton statue to be unveiled near Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville

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November First Thursday ArtWalk

 

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Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for The monthly Art Walk, on November 3rd, from 5:00pm–8:00pm.

Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts, sent us this information about November’s artistic extravaganza. Participating merchants include Ingredients, Edward’s Steakhouse, Couture Crush, ARTifacts, Fleur de leis, Hodgepodge, and many more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Doughboy re-dedication kicks off the 2010 Rivers and Spires Festival

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalThe 8th Annual Rivers and Spires kicked off today with the unveiling the refurbished Doughboy statue honoring World War vets. The Statue was rededicated in a ceremony in front of the Clarksville Transit Station on Legion Street where the statue will remain on display.

The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle led the drive to raise the funds needed to renovate the badly damaged statue. Current publisher Andrew Oppmann welcomed the crowd to the ceremony, then after the posting of the colors and the playing of the national anthem, former publisher Gene Washer took over at the podium.

Washer said “I made the initial inquiries about restoring the statue, and that was the quickest way to be given the job.” to which the crowd laughed.

The Doughboy Statue after the unveiling

The Doughboy Statue after the unveiling

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