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A Place for All People Poster Exhibit

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is currently displaying “A Place for All People,” a historic poster exhibit created for the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in September 2016. The poster exhibit will be up through February 28, 2017. The African American story is one characterized by […]

“Hometown Stars” Special Exhibit

“Hometown Stars: Southwest Virginia’s Recording Legacy, 1923–1943,” is a special exhibit from the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College on display at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum February 7, 2017–June 4, 2017. The talents and repertoires of Southwest Virginia musicians proved to be a deep musical well for the nation’s growing recording industry. […]

Things Come Apart

Things Come Apart,  a Smithsonian traveling exhibit (July 15, 2017–October 8, 2017). Through extraordinary photographs, disassembled objects and fascinating videos, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service’s Things Come Apart exhibit reveals the inner workings of common, everyday possessions. Images of dozens of objects explore how things are designed and made and how technology has evolved […]

The Luthier’s Craft: Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge

The craftsmanship and artistry of our region's stringed instrument makers are celebrated with Luthier's Craft— a new special exhibit at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Dates: November 3, 2017—March 4, 2018 Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum PURCHASE TICKETS Dulcimer maker Ernest Combs Luthiers – skilled makers of stringed musical instruments – are both […]

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

The special exhibit I Have a Voice gives a snapshot of African American Tennesseans’ important contribution to American music, including spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and soul music.