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2017 Ovation Awards

On March 5th The Customs House Museum hosted the 2017 Annual Ovation Awards. This highly anticipated awards ceremony, which is presented by the Acuff Circle of Excellence and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, honors those who have made significant contributions to the local arts in the past year. This year’s event was accompanied by a musical performance by the Madison Street Brass and was conducted by Fred Sienkiewicz. The ceremony concluded with a reception in the U.S. Bank Dining Room where guests met this year’s winners and congratulated them on an outstanding year for the arts. For more information on next year’s Ovation Awards ceremony and all of the other events at the Customs House Museum, visit

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