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.
Helping Americans Help Themselves: 140 Years of the Red Cross
Mar 9 – July 18 | Kimbrough Gallery
Celebrating 140 years of the American Red Cross through artifacts, photos and local stories. The American Red Cross
works to rebuild lives and communities after disaster strikes. Read the valiant stories of the beginning of the local Red
Cross chapter created in 1917, national humanitarian efforts and wide-spread volunteerism.
Curiosities: Objects from the Museum Collection
Mar 16 – May 30 | Lobby
An assortment of perplexing objects pulled from the Museum shelves whose uses may not be obvious at first look. Can
you guess the function of these items from the past?
The Electrification of the TVA
Mar 16 – June 20 | Memory Lane
Take a look back at the history of the Tennessee Valley Authority and how electricity changed lives, especially for those
living on farms.
Robert McCurley: Due South
Through April 25 | Kimbrough Gallery
Sponsored in part by Grand Illumination Radiant Sponsor Bill Orgain
Robert McCurley’s Due South displays a side of the Southern region that’s pure, romantic and pictorial. It’s deep-rooted in
beauty, tradition, religion and simplicity – a side that everyone can appreciate and enjoy. His photographic education
includes classes at the former Southeastern Center for the Photographic Arts in Atlanta, GA, workshops with Keith Carter,
Magnum photographers David Alan Harvey and Alex Webb as well as countless hours studying the work of influential
artists. His photographs have been exhibited in a variety of venues and galleries across the U.S.
Clarence Cameron White
Through Mar 14 | Lobby
Clarence Cameron White was born August 10, 1879 in Clarksville, Tennessee to Dr. James W. White and Jennie Scott White. At
age 8, he was given a violin by his grandfather. He went on to become one of America's most exceptional composers and
violinists of the first half of the twentieth century. White played many well-known concert halls in the United States and
Europe. This exhibit features some of White’s personal items from the Museum collection.
Life Work: The Art of Juliette Aristides
Through Mar 31 | Orgain & Bruner Galleries
Sponsored in part by Grand Illumination Radiant Sponsors Jacqueline & Ned Crouch
Seattle-based, realist artist Juliette Aristides teaches workshops both nationally and internationally. She also exhibits in solo
and group shows nationally. Aristides is the author of several books, including Classical Drawing Atelier: A Contemporary
Guide to Traditional Studio Practice and Lessons in Classical Painting. She is Vice President and Co-founder of the Da Vinci
Initiative. Her work has been featured in magazines such as Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector and others.
Lisa Jennings: Coming Home
Through Apr 18 | Crouch Gallery
Sponsored in part by Grand Illumination Radiant Sponsor F&M Bank
The combination of creating with rock, paper and wood has been a magical journey for Lisa Jennings for over 20 years.
Jennings started out with fibrous pre-dyed, colored papers and worked her way into tall sculptural forms that appear to
come directly from the nature around her.
Audry Deal-McEver: Botanical Extravagance
Through Mar 28 | Jostens Gallery
Over the past 6 years, ceramic artist Audry Deal-McEver has had work in over 40 solo and group exhibits across the U.S.,
including venues as diverse as the American Museum of Ceramic Art, the Reece Museum of Fine Art, the Nashville
International Airport and various nature centers/botanical conservatories. McEver currently teaches at Watkins College of
Art, Design, and Film Community Education Program workshop centers across the country and privately out of her home
Mango: New Work by Symphony Medley
Through Mar 28 | Harvill Gallery
Symphony Medley is a Clarksville artist working in printmaking, ceramics and painting. Medley’s expressive paint strokes
and engaging color schemes exhibited in “Mango” add flavor to her thought-provoking compositions. She is a recent
graduate of Austin Peay State University and her work has been shown in many regional venues.
Jackets & Jerseys
Through March 21 | Hand Gallery
Jackets & Jerseys features basketball and football letter jackets and team shirts from Burt High School, Clarksville High and
Vanderbilt, including some worn by Ted Young. Ted Young played forward at Vanderbilt before playing center/forward for
the Isuzu team in Kawasaki, Japan from 1983-1991. He was considered the most valuable player of this championship team.