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AHDC to honor three Clarksvillians for their work in advancing arts, heritage in our community

November 13, 2018

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Three Clarksvillians will be honored this Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Ceramicists Ken and Melody Shipley will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University history professor, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

The awards ceremony will begin at 5:00pm at Emerald Hill on the Austin Peay campus.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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Austin Peay State University counseling grad student Melody Shipley earns National Award for 9/11 art therapy project

October 22, 2018

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) grad student Melody Shipley, a ceramics artist, planned to focus on her pottery full-time, but then in 2015, she went horseback riding.

It was something she did often on her family farm, but that afternoon Shipley ended up on ground, twisting her back and dislocated a rib.

APSU grad student Melody Shipley stands with plates made as part of her art therapy project.

APSU grad student Melody Shipley stands with plates made as part of her art therapy project.

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AHDC invites public to exhibit, reception for 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out

October 11, 2018

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC)

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – On Friday and Saturday, October 19th and 20th, 2018 artists from around Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky will arrive in Clarksville to paint the city in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council’s 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

They will set up easels all around town to capture Clarksville on canvas and will welcome anyone in their vicinity to ask about their work or share stories about the spaces they are painting.

Tiffany Foss on Frank Street during last years 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

Tiffany Foss on Frank Street during last years 2Rivers Plein Air Paint-Out.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held April 5th, 2018

April 2, 2018

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, 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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APSU honoring 9/11 anniversary with community art exhibit

September 6, 2017

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This September, Austin Peay State University will commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special community art project, Honoring 9/11 through Art and Art Therapy.

The program, conceived by Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, and Melody Shipley, ceramic artist, is designed to support and engage individuals reflecting on the sacrifices of those who died on September 11th, 2001, and to honor those who rose in service and continue to serve as a result of that tragedy.

Family Painting

Family Painting

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place March 2nd, 2017

March 1, 2017

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, 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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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum February 2014 Exhibits and Activities

January 30, 2014

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

In the month of February, the Museum will feature The Photography of David Smith, Neil Crockarell: The Sewing Room, TACA Regional Exhibition, Of Glaze & Kiln: The Art of Melody & Ken Shipley, Let’s Find: Pitchers & Pots, Sunday Family Fun: Crafting a Log House, and Art & Lunch Film: Calder-Sculptor of Air.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum January 2014 Exhibits and Activities

December 30, 2013

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

In the month of January, the Museum will feature Dane Carder: Ghosts and Hopes, The Art of Jeffrey Stone, Neil Crockarell: The Sewing Room, TACA Regional Exhibition, Of Glaze & Kiln: The Art of Melody & Ken Shipley, Sunday Family Fun: Indoor Bird Watching, Let’s Find Boats, and Art & Lunch Film: Alberto Giacometti.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Exhibits

Dane Carder: Ghosts and Hopes
Through January 12th

The Art of Jeffrey Stone
January 3rd – February 2nd

Neil Crockarell: The Sewing Room
January 9th – February 23rd

TACA Regional Exhibition
January 15th – March 30th

Of Glaze & Kiln: The Art of Melody & Ken Shipley
January 9th – March 2nd

Activities

Sunday Family Fun: Indoor Bird Watching
January 5th, 1:00pm–4:00pm

Too cold to go outside to look for birds? Visit the Dewald Gallery to find our beautiful porcelain Boehm birds; then come to the classroom to make a flock of birds to take home. Free with paid admission or museum membership. For more information contact Sue Lewis at 931.648.5780.

Let’s Find Boats
January 15th & 16th, 10:30am–11:30am

Children 3 – 5 years old and their grown-ups are invited to explore the museum from a child’s perspective. We will look for boats, read a story, and make a craft. This activity is free with paid admission or museum membership. Siblings are always welcome. For more information, contact Sue Lewis at 931.648.5780.

Art & Lunch Film: Alberto Giacometti
Thursday, January 23rd, 12:05pm

Free admission to film. Bagged lunches welcome. The son of a painter, Alberto Giacometti was born in 1901 in Italian-speaking Switzerland. At 18, he left school to find himself. Soon after, he announced that he would devote his life to art. In conjunction with the exhibit TACA Regional Exhibition.

The museum will be closed January 1st for New Year’s Day.

About the Customs House Museum

Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second largest general museum. With over 35,000 square feet of the region’s best hands-on activities and special events…people of all ages agree – the Customs House Museum is well worth the stop!

The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy in Aunt Alice’s Attic, McGregor’s Market and kitchen, and of course – the Bubble Cave! Finally, get “all aboard” to see our fantastic model trains. Our volunteer engineers “ride the rails” every Sunday afternoon from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Regular museum hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Adult admission is $7.00, Sr. Citizens and College ID $5.00, Ages 6 to 18 $3.00, and under six years and Museum members are free.

The Customs House Museum is located at 200 South Second Street. For more information, call 931.648.5780 or visit their website at www.customshousemuseum.org

APSU employees report various achievements

May 30, 2012

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.

Dr. Victoria McCarthy and Dr. Robyn Hulsart, both associate professors of professional studies, won best conference paper at the May 2012 conference of The Academic Forum. The title of their paper was “A Crisis Management Plan for Ethical Misconduct and Financial Fraud.” [Read more]

Planters Bank Cube Giveaway Event

December 7, 2010

Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, December 4th 2010 at 3:00pm Planters Bank held their Nissan Cube Giveaway. The winner was Eric Huneycutt.

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