Museum Day Live! at BCM Museum March 12 - The Birthplace of Country Music
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Museum Day Live! at BCM Museum March 12

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Saturday, March 12, 2016

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is participating in a special Museum Day Live! on Saturday, March 12, 2016. In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The public is invited to download their free ticket from the Museum Day Live! web page (good for two people) and come have a fun day out at the museum!

YWCA TechGYRLS Radio Bristol Show during Museum Day Live!

This year’s special Museum Day Live! event, held during Women’s History Month, will encourage all people, and particularly women and girls of color, to explore their nation’s museums, cultural institutions, zoos, aquariums, parks and libraries though this offer of free admission for one day. The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will be open from 10am to 6pm on March 12, and as part of this year’s theme, the museum has partnered with the YWCA TechGYRLS to produce a short radio show, researched, written and performed by students in the TechGYRLS after-school enrichment program. The completed radio show will air on WBCM Radio Bristol (100.1 FM, online and via the WBCM app) at 1 P.M. on March 12. The program will also be streamed into the museum’s performance theater at 1:00 p.m. for Museum Day Live! visitors to enjoy.

To pre-register for the event and download your free admission ticket (good for two people) to the museum on Museum Day Live!, go to smithsonianmag.com/museumday/. Please note that only one ticket per household, per email address is available and that these free tickets have to be presented and used on Saturday, March 12 only.

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