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:

The Nature of Things: Alison & Frank Lyne

Through February 24

Kimbrough Gallery

The Lynes feature work on paper and of wood from their series on women’s suffrage.

 

Dane Carder: The Healing Game

Through February 24

Kimbrough Gallery

These Paintings are based on the photographs of Dr. Reed Bontecou, who documented the treatment of the wounded toward the end of the Civil War.

 

The Photography of Nathan Collie

Through February 24

Harvill Gallery

This exhibition includes nature photography by this Franklin, Tennessee artist who works with contemporary techniques.

 

Eric L. Hansen: The Dollhouse Series

Through February 28

The Leaf Chronicle Lobby

This series of dollhouse photographs on aluminum by award-winning photographer Eric Hansen features the first run of this series, which are part of the Museum’s Collection.

 

Matthew Deric Gore: Setting the Stage

Through March 3

Crouch Gallery

This exhibition features a series of paintings that uses the combination of precision and drama of the European Old Masters with a silly, punning sense of humor. Nashville artist Matt Gore’s paintings may be seen regularly at The Hayes Galleries with locations in Nashville and Thomaston, Maine. His works have also been shown in solo exhibitions at the Tennessee Art League, at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center in Clarksville, and in a group show at the Centennial Arts Center in Nashville.

 

Twentieth Anniversary of the Tornado

Through April 28

Orgain/Bruner Galleries

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

 

Celebrating 55 Years of G. I. Joe

February 1 – March 31

Lower Level Foyer Display

From the collections of Randy Spurgeon.

 

Lynn Garwood: My View

February 5 – April 28

Jostens Gallery

This exhibition features a Wisconsin artist who paints everyday objects. In 2009, Lynn Garwood closed down her sign painting business to concentrate on being an artist. Lyn’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.

 

First Responders

February 21 –  May 12

Memory Lane

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

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