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Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition begins Friday

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest Festival’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition kicks off Friday, September 5th.

This year’s competition has changed just a bit; instead of three different exhibits, Riverfest Tour d’Art will feature the following divisions exhibited at two locations: the Amateur, Professional, and Senior Division at Smith-Trahern Mansion and the High School Division at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

Artwork will be juried, and over $2,500 in prizes will be awarded.

Riverfest's Tour d’Art Exhibits

Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits

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Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits and Competition registration now underway

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – This year’s competition has changed just a bit; instead of three different exhibits, Riverfest Tour d’Art will feature the following divisions exhibited at two locations: the Amateur, Professional, and Senior Division at Smith-Trahern Mansion and the High School Division at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Clarksville Riverfest Tour d’Art Winners

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – Every year, Clarksville’s Riverfest Tour d’Art exhibits feature the talents from artists across the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

There are three divisions; the Senior (Downtown Artists Co-op), the High School (Customs House Museum) and the Amateur and Professional Divisions (Smith-Trahern Mansion).

After hundreds of artists had their works of art on display at various locations in downtown Clarksville, then judged by artist Dane Carder, winners were awarded at the Tour d’Art Receptions, Friday, September 6th, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

 


Riverfest continues today

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – The first day of the 2013 Riverfest Festival kicked off with absolutely glorious weather. The sky was clear, and the temperatures while warm were not excessive. Festival Attendence started out a little slow but grew steadily throughout the evening culminating in the concerts by Tina Brown, Backroad Brigade and, Skynyrd Lynard on the Miller Lite stage; and Sidewalk Prophets on the First Baptist Church stage.

The festival gets bigger and better every year, and this year is no exception. On Saturday Riverfest will kickoff with the Riverfest Regatta, with the second day of the festival officially opening shortly thereafter and running until 11:00pm. Among the attractions for Saturday are the recycled fashion show various displays by area dance studios, clubs, martial arts schools, and live musical entertainment all day long.

Johnny T will perform on the Gateway Realty Stage at 9:30pm Saturday. Country recording artist Phil Vassar will take the stage at 9:00pm as the headlining performer on the Miller Stage on Saturday.All concerts are free and open to the public.

Skynyrd Lynard performing on the Miller Lite stage on Friday NightSkynyrd Lynard performing on the Miller Lite stage

Skynyrd Lynard performing on the Miller Lite stage on Friday Night

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Clarksville Riverfest’s Tour d’Art begins Thursday with the Senior Division

 

High School and Amateur/Professional Exhibits go on display Friday, September 6th

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – One of the highlights of Clarksville’s Riverfest every year is the Tour d’Art exhibits that feature the artistic talents from the Clarksville-Montgomery County area.

There are three divisions; the Senior (Downtown Artists Co-op), the High School (Customs House Museum) and the Amateur and Professional Divisions (Smith-Trahern Mansion). The Senior exhibits go on display Thursday from 12:00pm until 8:00pm.

Artists and Patrons at the Smith Trahern Mansion during the the Tour d'Art at the 2012 Riverfest Celebration

Artists and Patrons at the Smith Trahern Mansion during the the Tour d’Art at the 2012 Riverfest Celebration

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Clarksville’s Riverfest begins Friday, September 6th

 

Clarksville's Riverfest 2013Clarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Riverfest begins this weekend Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th, 2013. This two day festival runs Friday from 5:00pm to 11:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 11:00pm.

On, Friday, Christian recording group Sidewalk Prophets will be performing at 9:00pm on the First Baptist Church Stage.

Johnny T will be performing on the Gateway Realty Stage at 9:30pm Saturday.  Country recording artist Phil Vassar will take the stage at 9:00pm as the headlining performer on the Miller Stage on Saturday. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tour d’Art Festivals at Riverfest Exceptional As Always

 

Clarksville, TN2012 Riverfest - 25thA highlight of Riverfest every year is the display of artistic talent from the Montgomery County area. Three shows—the Senior (Downtown Artists Co-op), the High School (Customs House Museum) and the Amateur and Professional Divisions (Smith-Trahern Mansion)—feature exceptional talent in all age groups. Juror Suzanne Gaudette Way chose winners from about half the entries that were submitted in the juried shows; even sorting the artworks into the final display was an extensive job this year.

Ellen Kanervo, Executive Director of Clarksville Arts and Heritage, presented the awards for the High School Division. The exhibition was held at Customs House Museum in the main gallery at 5:00pm on Friday evening.

Artists and Patrons at the Smith Trahern Mansion on Friday for the Tour d'Art at the 2012 Riverfest Celebration

Artists and Patrons at the Smith Trahern Mansion on Friday for the Tour d’Art at the 2012 Riverfest Celebration

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The 2012 Riverfest Celebration rocks its first day!

 

2012 Riverfest - 25thClarksville, TN – The first official day of the 25th Annual Riverfest Celebration kicked off at 5:00pm in several locations throughout downtown Clarksville simultaneously.

At the Customs House Museum the High School Art Exhibition kicked off the Tour d’Art, followed by the Amateur/Professional exhibition at the Smith Trahern Mansion. The Senior Exhibition continues at the Downtown Artists Co-op.

Best of Show for the High School Students Art Show was Kory Polley of the Christian County High School, with his pencil drawing “New Shoes”

Best of Show for the High School Students Art Show was Kory Polley of the Christian County High School, with his pencil drawing “New Shoes”

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Riverfest starts today, runs through Saturday

 

Riverfest 2011Clarksville, TN – The 2011 Riverfest Festival kicks off this afternoon with weather that can only be described as absolutely perfect; temperatures are expected to be upper 70’s, low 80’s. Now in its 24th year, the free festival held on the banks of the Cumberland River celebrates Clarksville’s river heritage.

Riverfest runs Friday September 8th – Saturday, September 9th and features six stages of entertainment, art exhibits, crafts, vendors, delicious food; and fun for the entire family. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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