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News

  • Ramping Up the 30th Anniversary Campaign
    I am pleased to announce the launch of the second phase of the 30th Anniversary Campaign. We began this cycle by cutting the red ribbon for the accessibility ramp in our Pathways to Progress exhibit area at the July Business After Hours Chamber event. For the first time, guests who use strollers or wheelchairs will have easy access to Explorers’ Gallery.  More »
  • Clarence Cameron White Portrait Donated to Museum
    This painting is a portrait of Clarence Cameron White by artist Eluster Richardson. The portrait was a gift to the Customs House Museum from Dr. JoAnne and Arthur Burgess. The portrait was unveiled during the Clarence Cameron White Dedication held on June 28th, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Clarksville. More »
  • Holiday Closings
    The museum will be closed Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.
  • The Big Payback
    The Big Payback is coming May 5, 2015, and the Customs House Museum is excited to take part in this monumental event! The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a community-wide online giving day that’s a special occasion to celebrate Middle Tennessee’s spirit of generosity and support the work of nonprofits.  More »
  • Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition
    "I am honored to have the Southern Watercolor Society (SWS) present its 38th Annual Juried Exhibition here at the Customs House Museum. We have featured the talents of some of the best artists living in the South and I am happy to add the SWS to that list. More »
  • Annual Women’s History Month Exhibition: In the Garden
    Each March the Customs House Museum creates an invitational themed exhibit celebrating women artists. This year’s show, In the Garden, features the work of artists from across the state of Tennessee, all created in a variety of styles.  More »
  • Chicago Artist Sergio Gomez Exhibits at the Customs House Museum
    Chicago-based artist Sergio Gomez brings his bold figurative works to the Customs House Museum with the exhibit The Land In Between. Exhibited in the two-story Crouch Gallery, the moody, ghost-like forms that anchor Gomez’s large paintings appear restless and calm at the same time, amid dripping colors and spackled landscapes. More »
  • Weather Closings
    Due to the hazardous weather conditions, the Customs House Museum will be closed today, March 5th 2015. We apologize for any inconveniences and look forward to opening as soon as the weather conditions improve! The museum may be forced to close on days when the weather becomes too severe. If you are uncertain about the weather and/or the museum's status, please refer back to this news bulletin for updates or call the museum at (931) 648-5780 before visiting.
  • Handicap-accessible Ramp Coming to Memory Lane
    Tabula Rasa is a Latin phrase which means ‘clean slate’. Each January as the calendar clicks over a brand new shiny number, each of us has the opportunity to look at our world and ask the question, “What will I write on this new slate this year?” For the Customs House Museum, our slate will be boldly written with descriptions of big changes coming for our exhibits in the lower level galleries. More »
  • History & Heritage
    View the latest episode of History & Heritage with Rosalind Kurita, featuring the Customs House Museum. Learn more about the Season of Equine and Seasons: The Museum Store!  More »

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