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Current Exhibits

Charlie Daniels: Million Mile Reflections

This exhibit examines the life and career of 2016 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Daniels. Featuring musical instruments, stage wear, manuscripts, awards, childhood mementos and previously unpublished photographs from Daniels’ personal collection, the exhibit describes his significant impact on American entertainment and explores the new musical style and…

Alabama: Song Of The South

This exhibit traces the musical beginnings, the challenges, and the successes of the Country Music Hall of Fame band. Cousins Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, and Randy Owen formed their first group as teenagers in small-town Fort Payne, Alabama. For a decade, the band honed its unique, crowd-pleasing blend of country…

American Currents

American Currents (The Music of 2016), in the museum’s ACM Gallery, chronicles the latest chapter in country music’s ever-evolving story through a behind-the-scenes look at some of last year’s most significant moments in country, Americana, and bluegrass music. The big stories of the year just past are represented by artifacts…

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City

Bob Dylan bucked executives at his record label and surprised fans when he came to Nashville in 1966 to record his classic album Blonde on Blonde. Calling on some of the city’s extraordinary studio musicians, Dylan’s embrace of Nashville inspired many other artists to follow him to Music City. By…

Sing Me Back Home

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum's core, permanent exhibit tells the story of country music from its pre-commercial roots in the nineteenth century through its vibrant life today. This exciting, multi-layered experience includes artifacts, photographs, original recordings, archival video, newly produced films, touchscreen interactive media, and beautifully rendered…

Brad Paisley: Diary of a Player

Brad Paisley’s journey began with a Sears Silvertone electric guitar at age eight. In 1985, at thirteen, he played the renowned WWVA’s Jamboree USA, a radio broadcaston which he continued to perform, sharpening his craft and developing his sound. Through a thoughtful blend of tradition and technical know-how, combined with…

Upcoming Exhibits

Jason Aldean

With hard-rock swagger and hip-hop rhythms Jason Aldean’s music celebrates life in the South and has had significant impact on country music. The exhibit will describe the ACM Entertainer of the Year’s early encouragement he received from both parents, his move to Nashville, his struggle to get his music heard…

Tim and Faith

This exhibit will explore the intertwined careers of Grammy-winning superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw. Incorporating a wide array of personal and professional memorabilia representing milestones and significant moments, the exhibit will explore elements of their separate paths to success as solo artists and their dynamic combination as a couple…

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