The Customs House Museum

The Customs House Museum 200 S. 2nd Street, Clarksville, TN 37040 – – 931.648.5780 – – www.customshousemuseum.org The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is Tennessee’s second largest general interest museum. It features fine art, history,…

The Customs House Museum

200 S. 2nd Street, Clarksville, TN 37040 – – 931.648.5780 – – www.customshousemuseum.org

The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is Tennessee’s second largest general interest museum. It features fine art, history, and children’s exhibits.

ARTIST INFORMATION:

Exhibitions:

H.N. James: The Urban Goddesses Through April 14 | Lobby

Tennessee portrait photographer, H.N. James exhibits a series of work interpreting figures from mythology. The artist states of her work “We live in a time when old ways of viewing women are being challenged and I am pleased to be a part of that conversation as a living woman artist.”

 

Bold Strokes: The Art of Sandy Spain Through April 28 | Harvill Gallery

This Nashville artist working in acrylics is known for her strong color palette. Ms. Spain has works in private collections throughout the United States, Switzerland, Norway, Canada, Austria, and Germany.

 

Lynn Garwood: My View Through April 28 | Jostens Gallery

My View features a Wisconsin artist who paints everyday objects. In 2009, Lynn Garwood closed down her sign painting business to concentrate on being an artist. Lynn’s paint of choice is acrylics. Under every painting, she paints a positive word. These words can be seen and at other times are completely painted over to be hidden.

 

Twentieth Anniversary of the Tornado Through April 28 | Orgain/Bruner Galleries

This retrospective showcases artifacts and local stories related to Clarksville’s 1999 Tornado. The exhibition is sponsored in part by Legends Bank.

 

Mike Andrews: A New Vision Through May 5 | Crouch Gallery

A local teacher & sculptor working in wood and limestone brings his new pieces to the Crouch Gallery. Included in the show are Andrew’s figurative pieces, abstract benches, and wall-mounted forms.

 

First Responders Through May 12 | Memory Lane

First Responders includes artifacts and photographs from the Museum’s Collections related to Clarksville’s emergency responders, including the 1925 fire engine that was used by the Clarksville Fire Department. This exhibition is sponsored in part by Clarksville Dental Center.

 

15 Over 50: A Women’s History Month Exhibition Through June 9 | Kimbrough Gallery

This exhibition features 15 contemporary women artists from across the country all over age 50. Works include photography, painting, and sculpture done in a variety of styles.

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