Temporary Exhibits

  • Quintin Owens: Memory Structures
    July 3, 2018 - July 31, 2018
    Quintin Owens, Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee chooses to work in clay for its power to breach both high cultural value and domestic functionality; it demands physical labor, validating a sense of play. More »
  • International Reflections: The Art of Women Artists Mentors
    July 5, 2018 - September 2, 2018
    This exhibition represents five women artists who come together in the spirit of friendship and to support each other’s art careers. Women Artists Mentors (WAM) members meet once a month in a video chat online. Each has different levels of experience in pursuing a career in the arts.  More »
  • Interpreting the Familiar: The Art of Hattie Marshall Duncan
    June 6, 2018 - August 19, 2018
    African American folk sculptor Hattie Marshall Duncan creates expressive sculpture that offers a loving, humorous portrayal of her hometown community in Jackson, Tennessee. She uses common household items such as wire hangers, plastic bottles and old stockings to build the frames. More »
  • World in Wood: The Folk Art of Herbert Baggett
    May 15, 2018 - July 29, 2018
    Wooden figures by Tennessee artist Frank Baggett are on display. These objects are from the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s permanent collection. In the Leaf Chronicle Lobby
  • Tennessee Watercolor Society 2018 Biennial Exhibition
    May 19, 2018 - July 27, 2018
    The Tennessee Watercolor Society will open its 36th Juried Exhibition of water media paintings on paper at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center on Saturday, May 12. Sixty works have been selected for display by juror and artist Lian Quan Zhen. This marks only the second time that Clarksville has been selected as the host city since TnWS began its statewide juried competition in 1972.  Clarksville’s museum hosted the TnWS Juried Exhibit once before in 2006.  More »
  • Our Town: Stories Within Clarksville’s Doorways
    February 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
    An exhibition of regional stories featuring photographs and artifacts from our collection, including: the jail, Trinity Episcopal Church, the Court House, the Capitol Theater, and more. In Memory Lane

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