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Don’t Miss Our Annual Staff Art Exhibit 

Written by Meghan Gattignolo, Visitor Services Manager Oh, it’s a wonderful time of year!   While the heat of this summer has been overwhelming, inside the Customs House Museum & Cultural…

Randy Spurgeon: Museum Man  

Written by Meghan Gattignolo, Visitor Services Manager Every museum needs a Randy Spurgeon.   With his calming personality, top-shelf dad jokes and intense sci-fi pop culture knowledge, Randy exists in his…

The Power of Free Play  

Written by Meghan Gattginolo, Visitor Services Manager “Let’s play” are two words that ruled my childhood, and maybe yours too. Time, technology and misplaced priorities have changed many kids’ experiences…

Seollal: Celebrating the Korean Lunar New Year

Written by Meghan Gattignolo, Visitor Services Manager  South Korean culture is strong in Clarksville. Clarksville residents are fortunate to have access to delicious and authentic Korean food and nearby Korean markets….

Deep Dive into Culture: Nutcrackers

Written by Meghan Gattignolo, Visitor Services Manager  The lowly nutcracker served as the theme for Seasons’ Noel Night 2021. Captivating pieces of bric-a-brac and common holiday décor in the United States, nutcrackers are traditionally carved from wood. They can take on the likeness…