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Programs

  • Friday Mornings in January: Let it Snow!
    January 4, 11, 18 & 25, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 2 - 5, with an adult caretaker In Explorers’ Landing Brrr!  It’s cold outside! But we’ll have some “cool” fun inside as we touch, explore, and play around with (artificial) snow.  Mold the snow into different shapes and use various tools to exercise those fine motor skills.   More »
  • Hands-on Activities: Winter Science
    Saturday, January 5 & 19, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Grades K – 6th, with anadult caretaker In the Family Art Studio Did you know that January 22 is the 20th anniversary of the tornado that devastated over 500 buildings in Clarksville?  To commemorate this occasion, come to this drop-in program and you’ll create a “tornado in a bottle” to take home.  More »
  • Family Art Day: The Art of the Picture Book
    Sunday, January 20th 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Children are welcome at this special, adult event In the Family Art Studio Join us for this “show, tell, talk-about, and touch” picture book experience that will take you to the happy places of your youth. Samples from Ms. Sue’s 2000-books collection will be available to look at and read. More »
  • Hands-on Activities: Make & Play with a Cup and Ball
    Saturday, December 1 & 15th 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Grades K – 6th, with an adult caretaker In the Family Art Studio December brings holidays with children hoping for some new toys. Do you ever think about what life was like without video games or TV? Kids made their own toys. More »
  • Friday Mornings in December: Play with Old-Fashioned Wind-up Toys
    December 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ages 2 - 5, with adult caretaker In Explorers’ Landing In December, parents often think about what kind of toys to get their children; in this day and age many of the toys are battery-operated or electronic. More »
  • Meet the Artists: Frank and Alison Lyne
    Saturday, December 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. All Ages Kimbrough Gallery Second Saturday Free Admissions Day This is an opportunity to meet husband and wife artists Frank and Alison Lyne, learn about their processes, and ask them questions about their work on display. More »
  • APSU Student Documentaries
    Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Turner Auditorium Free Event Join us for a screening of these Austin Peay State University documentaries: More »
  • Flint Knapping and Native American Artifacts: A Demonstration & Hands-on Exploation
    November 3 & 17
    1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
    In the Family Art StudioFlint knapping is the age-old art of making arrowheads, spears, and other edged stone tools. American Indian hunter-gatherers relied upon this skill to create important tools and hunting implements.
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  • Second Saturday Free Admission Day
    The museum is open to the public with free admission all day from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. as part of our monthly Second Saturday Free Admission Day. Join artist Camille Engel as she demonstrates her realistic painting technique. Camille Engel is internationally acclaimed and known for her use of rich colors, textures, and intricate detail. See her work in the exhibition “Camille Engel: Her Home Tennesse”, now on display in the Crouch Gallery.
  • Family Art Day: the Art of Marketing
    Sunday, November 18, 2018 1:00 - 4:00 p.m In the Family Art Studio Appropriate for ages 6 years and older To sell any product, companies must first catch the prospective customer’s attention. Even the youngest of children recognizes McDonald’s by its Golden Arches and anyone from Marietta, GA, knows about the Big Chicken! More »

200 South Second St., Clarksville, TN 37040931-648-5780Open: Tuesday Through Sunday • Closed Mondays