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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Showcases Hunt Slonem Paintings

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Currently residing within the brightly colored gallery walls of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center are birds, and bunnies, and Abraham Lincoln, just to name a few.

The Museum is featuring the paintings of internationally acclaimed artist Hunt Slonem through January 3rd in the exhibition Hunt Slonem: Both Sides of the Brush.

Bayou Teche - Hunt Slonem

Bayou Teche – Hunt Slonem

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to feature Belgin Yucelen’s Sculptural Garments

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Through January 12th, 2020, the Jostens Gallery of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center is featuring the sculptural dresses of Belgin Yucelen.

The exhibition, titled Semblance, consists of garments portraying a past culture’s sophistication. Yucelen creates her dresses similar to the Turkish styles of the 17th through 19th centuries. She used traditional techniques and materials from Turkey and other parts of Asia to add embellishments to the metal dresses.

Belgin Yucelen - Tulip Dress

Belgin Yucelen – Tulip Dress

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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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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center features new works from Paul Harmon

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is showcasing large oil paintings on canvas and paper by acclaimed artist Paul Harmon in the Museum’s Crouch Gallery. Harmon’s signature themes of reclining nudes and literary references are showcased in more than fifty works.

New forms such as a dappled horse and a vibrant fox dance throughout the collection in Harmon’s signature blue hue and bold use of contour lines.

A Song for Emily Dickinson - Paul Harmon

A Song for Emily Dickinson – Paul Harmon

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Customs House Museum & Cultural Center presents Norman Lerner’s New York Revisited

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Guests of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center from now through September can get a glimpse of city days gone by with the new exhibition New York Revisited: A Photographic Essay by Norman Lerner.

Skyscrapers, steam rising through street vents, newspaper kiosks near subway entrances, women dressed in high-fashion black−there are few cities that everyone can envision in their head without ever stepping foot there other than New York City.

Norman Lerner - Park

Norman Lerner – Park

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D-Day Remembered by Customs House Museum & Cultural Center with New Exhibition

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – In recognition of the upcoming 75th anniversary, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center has brought out artifacts from its collection, supplemented by items from private collectors. The exhibition displayed in the museum’s Memory Lane gallery includes both American and German artifacts.

One of the largest amphibious military assaults in history was the D-day invasion.

Customs House Museum's Exhibition "Remembering D-Day: 75th Anniversary" is on display through September 22nd.

Customs House Museum’s Exhibition “Remembering D-Day: 75th Anniversary” is on display through September 22nd.

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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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Roxy Regional Theatre exhibits new work from Clarksville Artist Terri Jordan

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – New paintings by Terri Jordan are currently on exhibit in the Peg Harvill Gallery of the Roxy Regional Theatre. Along with the artist’s signature female form are small oil paintings of fanciful flowers and fruit, created in a soft palette of yellows, lavenders and pinks.

Anniversary Mementos - Terri Jordan

Anniversary Mementos – Terri Jordan

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held April 4th, 2018

 

Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, Clarksville’s 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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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Celebrates Women Artists Over Fifty

 

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Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – March marks the annual exhibition time for the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s celebration of Women’s History Month. Each year curator Terri Jordan creates an invitational show under a themed subject matter.

For 2019, the theme is with the creators not the art. “The idea came to me after having a conversation with some very accomplished female artists during a reception,” said Jordan

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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