Temporary Exhibits

  • The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper
    May 9, 2017 - August 1, 2017
    This exhibition is one of the most comprehensive traveling exhibitions ever organized featuring works on paper by African-American artists from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. The 70 works in the exhibition include drawings, etchings, lithographs, watercolors, pastels, acrylics, gouaches, linoleum cuts and color screen prints by such noted artists as Ron Adams, Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Charles White, Elizabeth Catlett, John Biggers, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Eldizer Cortor, Margaret Burroughs, and many other outstanding artists.  More »
  • Peggy Kretchmar Leland: Abstracted Surroundings
    April 4, 2017 - May 30, 2017
    Knoxville artist Peggy Kretchmar Leland uses hot wax to create abstract encaustic paintings, often incorporating elements of nature and architecture. More »
  • Forward March
    March 7, 2017 - July 30, 2017
    This exhibit showcases maps, documents, dioramas, flags, and photos from several wars, featuring objects from the collection of Dr. John Olson. In the Kimbrough Gallery
  • Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature
    March 23, 2017 - August 20, 2017
    This groundbreaking exhibition of Appalachian children’s literature examines seminal titles published since the 1800's. Come explore our region’s literary heritage and see how children’s literature tells the story of Appalachia. More »
  • A Fine Note
    February 1, 2017 - May 28, 2017
    This exhibit gives a brief look at the importance of music in Clarksville. Items from the Customs House Museum’s permanent collection highlight the world of music, including instruments, sheet music, photographs, and other artifacts ranging from the 1820s until the 1970s. More »

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