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Customs House Museum teams with American Red Cross to Celebrate 140 Years of the Red Cross

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On May 21st, 1881, 140 years ago, Clara Burton founded the American Red Cross on the basis of wanting to help others in distress. Barton risked her life to bring supplies and support to soldiers in the field during the Civil War.

Over the last 140 years, the American Red Cross has expanded to provide many services to members of the American armed forces and their families, as well as provide disaster relief in the United States and around the world.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center's Red Cross exhibit "Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross".

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s Red Cross exhibit “Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross”.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum May 2021 Exhibits, 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 May at the Museum are Richard Sloan’s Birds of the Southeast, Annual Staff Art Exhibit, Susan Bryant: 7 Chapters from A Book About Light, Larry Hughes: A Walk in the Parks, The Electrification of the TVA.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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“Mike Egan: Modern Pop” on exhibit at Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Artist Mike Egan loves to paint death. His work, done in bold, brightly-hued acrylic, portrays the subject with a bit of humor and homage to Mexican folk art.

In his exhibition, Mike Egan: Modern Pop, simplistic shapes and black outlines dance across the wood panels displayed on the Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery walls at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center in a celebratory fashion.

Farewell Little Friend - MIke Egan

Farewell Little Friend – MIke Egan

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to resume Pre-COVID-19 Hours

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – April showers bring May flowers, and beginning May 1st, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center will be back in “full bloom” as it resumes its Saturday schedule.

The Museum will resume pre-COVID hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am–5:00pm and Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm and will no longer close for one hour at mid-day during the week.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2021 Exhibits, 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: Mike Egan: Modern Pop, Larry Hughes: Rediscovering the National Parks, Curiosities: Objects from the Museum Collection, Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross, The Electrification of the TVA, and F&M Bank Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held March 4th, 2021

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – A new year brings a new First Thursday ArtWalk back to Downtown Clarksville.

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. 

The First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

Several downtown establishments to feature local artists for Clarksville's March First Thursday Art Walk.

Several downtown establishments to feature local artists for Clarksville’s March First Thursday Art Walk.

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Custom House Museum features acclaimed Realist Painter Juliette Aristides, Lineup of Black History Month Exhibits in February

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – With the new year comes a fresh slate of outstanding exhibitions at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center. Opening in mid-January is the highly-anticipated reveal of award-winning realist painter Juliette Aristides’ A Life’s Work.

In 2020, the Seattle-based painter focused on the quiet moments of her life. A Life’s Work is a collection of those moments of light and shadows that filled her studio and home.

Audry Deal-McEver: Botanical Extravagance

Audry Deal-McEver: Botanical Extravagance

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum February 2021 Exhibits, 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 February at the Museum are: Robert McCurley: Due South, Clarence Cameron White, Life Work: The Art of Juliette Aristides, Lisa Jennings: Coming Home, Jackets & Jerseys, and Museum Discovery Quest.

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Customs House Museum to hold Valentines Date Night Boxes as Winter Fundraiser

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s annual winter fundraiser event, Champagne & Chocolate, will be delivered in a very different way in January 2021.

In place of the traditional live event usually held in late January at the Museum, this year’s event will literally be delivered in boxes.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center presents Valentines Delivered: Date Night in a Box.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum January 2021 Exhibits, 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 January at the Museum are: Life Work: The Art of Juliette Aristides, Audry Deal-McEver: Botanical Extravagance, Lisa Jennings: Coming Home, Jackets & Jerseys, and Museum Discovery Quest.

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