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  • 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
    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.
  • Holiday Closings
    The Museum will be closed Monday, February 16th for Presidents Day.
  • The Customs House Museum Hosts Still Life Invitational Exhibition
    A still life is a work of art traditionally depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (such as food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (such as books, vases, jewelry, coins). The eclectic group of artists exhibiting in the Customs House Museum’s Right Before My Eyes: A Still Life Invitational brings a variety of interpretations within the theme. More »
  • Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area Exhibit Comes to the Museum
    As we begin the last year of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area has expanded its traveling exhibition about emancipation and Reconstruction. "Free at Last!" tells the momentous story of the transition from slavery to freedom and the development of citizenship among formerly enslaved African Americans.  More »
  • 2015 Harvill Gallery
    Each year from June 1st to August 1st, we accept applications to exhibit in the museum’s Planters Bank Peg Harvill Gallery. For the 2015 calendar year, we partnered with Nashville Arts Magazine to fill the exhibit slots. More »
  • Thomas Dodd Brings Surreal Works to the Museum
    The mythical figures in Thomas Dodd’s exhibit Dreamer: The Art of Thomas Dodd turn the Customs House Museum’s Orgain Gallery into a forest of fairy tales. The viewer is immediately transported into a surreal fantasy of contemporary stories within each work of art. More »
  • 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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