NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 14, 2010 - The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will be closed on Sunday, May 23, Museum officials announced today. The one-day closure is necessary so that Museum staff can set up for that evening's invitation-only Medallion Ceremony, during which Ferlin Husky and Billy Sherrill will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Museum will re-open on Monday, May 24, at 9:00 a.m.
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee in 1964. The Museum's mission is the preservation of the history of country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture. With the same educational mission, the Foundation also operates CMF Records, the Museum's Frist Library and Archive, CMF Press, Historic RCA Studio B, and Hatch Show Print®.
More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at www.countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.