Events from June 17 – February 13 › Museum › – Page 2 – The Birthplace of Country Music
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Museum Story Time – “Moon Bound Girl: Harmony’s World Tour” by Leigh Ann Agee

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

VMFA on the Road Artmobile at Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

The state-of-the-art VMFA on the Road Artmobile - a traveling exhibit and education studio - is coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and will be open to school groups,drop-in visitors, and Bristol Rhythm festivalgoers from September 11 to September 15, 2024!

Museum Story Time – “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything: A Halloween Book for Kids” by Linda D. Williams

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Museum Story Time – “The Relatives Came” by Cynthia Rylant

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Speaker Sessions: Lisa Sorrell on Boot Making

Join us on Tuesday, November 12 for a virtual Speaker Sessions with artist and bootmaker Lisa Sorrell as she talks to us about "From the Saddle to the Stage: Country Music and the Evolution of
Cowboy Boots."

Museum Story Time – “Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story” by Cynthia Rylant

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Speaker Session: Dr. Randal Williams on The Carter Family: A Representation of the Sacred Ideal in Early Country Music – Virtual Only

Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Tuesday, December 10, 7:00 p.m. for our monthly Speaker Sessions with Randal Stiles on "The Carter Family: A Representation of the Sacred Ideal in Early Country Music." The Carter Family, even though they had a wide repertoire of songs from various genres, are often remembered sentimentally as singers of sacred religious songs. They represent the sacred ideal in early country music, which can be heard in their music and discerned in their choice of musical material and in their collective public persona.