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Special Exhibit: Houses of the Lord

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

"Houses of the Lord, a photography exhibit by artist Amy Shumaker, details the many architectural and theological styles of the Appalachian Christian subculture.

Special Exhibit: The Way We Worked

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

The Way We Worked explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. Visitors can also explore the local and regional history of work in a supplementary display created by the Birthplace of Country Music curatorial team.

Speaker Series (Hybrid): Art as Work with AAME

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

Join us for our first Virtual Speaker Series of 2022, a partnership with Arts Alliance Mountain Empire to present a program with local artists discussing "art as work." This will be a hybrid event, held in-person at the museum and streamed via Zoom.

Museum Volunteer Training

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

If you have a passion for Bristol and its musical legacy and love helping others, our museum volunteer program is the perfect fit for you!

Speaker Series: Histories of Black Life and Music in Appalachia

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

Join us on Tuesday, February 8, at 7:00 p.m. for our next Speaker Series program. Dr. William H. Turner will partner with Dr. Ted Olson for discussions on music, including the Sepia Tones podcast, and Turner's book The Harlan Renaissance: Stories of Black Life In Appalachian Coal Towns.

The Becky Buller Band Presented by King University

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

Join us for a free concert with the Becky Buller Band at the Museum, courtesy of King University. It is open to the public but attendees must RSVP for their free ticket.

Speaker Series (Hybrid): Songwriting and Sourcing Inspiration with Ed Snodderly

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

Join us on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM for our second hybrid virtual and in-person Speaker Series featuring East Tennessee native and renowned songwriter Ed Snodderly talking about his musical journey, the craft of songwriting, the inspiration behind his music, and how to tap into creativity.

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Monthly Community Jam

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

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a community jam session! The jam events are intended to provide a space for local musicians to gather and pick, collaborate, share their experiences, and—most importantly—to have fun. The jams are free and open to the public. All ages and […]