Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Events Through June 3, 2018
All events are included with museum admission and FREE for museum members, except as noted. Visit the museum’s calendar page for more details.
Wednesday, May 2 Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Nashville Public Library, Green Hills Branch - 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 3 Volunteer Information Session: Get the Scoop on Volunteering Ice Cream Social - 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 5 Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at the Tennessee Craft Fair - 10:00 a.m. Family Program: Perk Up Your Pictures - 10:30 a.m. Volunteer Information Session: Get the Scoop on Volunteering Ice Cream Social - 11:00 a.m. Songwriter Session: Steve Seskin - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, May 6 Film Screening: Tim McGraw: Sing Me Home (2002) - 11:00 a.m. Family Program: Make Letterpress Art with Hatch Show Print - Noon, 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. Musician Spotlight: Jimmy Mattingly - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 12 Family Program: Learn GarageBand - 10:30 a.m. &11:15 a.m. Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at Musicians Corner Kidsville - Noon Songwriter Session: Gretchen Peters - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, May 13 Creative Zone: Hip Hats and Glamorous Gloves - 10:00 a.m. Film Screening: The Unbroken Circle: A Tribute to Mather Maybelle Carter (1979) - 11:00 a.m. Musician Spotlight: Paul Kramer - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 19 Preschool Program: Song and Story Time: American Landscape - 10:00 a.m. Songwriter Session: Robbie Fulks - 11:30 a.m. Family Program: Country Costumes: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Style - 1:00 p.m. Film, Panel and Performance: Center of Nowhere: The Spirit and Sounds of Springfield, Mo. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20 Creative Zone: Adorn a Microphone - 10:00 a.m. Film Screening: Ozark Jubilee (1955) - 11:00 a.m. Musician Spotlight: Abbey Waterworth - 1:00 p.m. Film Screening: Center of Nowhere: The Spirit and Sounds of Springfield, Mo. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday, May 25 Creative Zone: Make an Outlaw Bandana - 10:00 a.m. Panel: Outlaws on Film with Eric Geadelmann, Kelly Magelky, and Jack Ingram - 1:00 p.m. Outlaws & Armadillos Exhibit Opening Concert - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 26 Creative Zone: Make an Outlaw Bandana - 10:00 a.m. Family Program: Songwriting 101: Willie Nelson Style - 10:30 a.m. Songwriter Session: Joe Ely - 11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: Home with the Armadillo - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 27 Creative Zone: Outlaw Style - Vests - 10:00 a.m. Musician Spotlight: Bobby Earl Smith with special guest Kimmie Rhodes - Noon Film Preview: Outlaws on Film with Jessi Colter and filmmaker Eric Geadelmann - 2:00 p.m.
Monday, May 28- Friday, June 1 Creative Zone: Outlaw Style - 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 1 Family Program: Singing in Harmony for Beginners - 10:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, June 2 Creative Zone: Outlaw Style - Vests - 10:00 a.m. Family Program: Beginner Guitar Workshop: Willie Nelson Style - 10:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Songwriter Session: Chris Gantry - 11:30 a.m. Panel: Beyond Music Row: Tompall Glaser and His Renegade Studio, Hillbilly Central - 2:00 p.m. Community Pop-up: Musical Petting Zoo at La Vergne Public Library - 2:00 p.m. Hatch Show Print Block Party - 6:00 p.m. **Tickets are $40 per adult. No experience necessary. All materials provided, but attendees may bring their own t-shirt. Space is limited. Pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, June 3 Film Screening: Heartworn Highways (1976) - 10:00 a.m. Creative Zone: Outlaw Style - Vests - 10:00 a.m. Family Programs: Make Letterpress Art with Hatch Show Print - Noon, 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. Interview: Kinky Friedman - 2:00 p.m.
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum tells the story of one of the world’s most popular art forms. Here, the music and its makers speak through timeless art, the latest interactive exhibits and live performances. Visitors may also dine at 2|22, a full-service restaurant, and Red Onion, which offers cafe-style quick meals. Both are located in the museum's Mike Curb Conservatory.
The museum is located at 222 Fifth Ave. S. in downtown Nashville (SoBro district), and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.
The Museum Store is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. 2|22 Eatery serves hot lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.and to-go options from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Bajo Sexto Taco, located in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, is an authentic Mexican taqueria inspired by the street foods found in Mexico. It is open from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily. Guitarist David Andersen performs Monday through Saturday in the museum Conservatory.
Admission is $25.95 for adults, $15.95 for children ages six to 12, and free for children under six. The museum offers discounted admission to seniors (60 and older), the military and students (with valid IDs). Group rates are available for tours of 15 or more.
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum collects, preserves, and interprets country music and its history for the education and entertainment of diverse audiences. In exhibits, publications, and educational programs, the museum explores the cultural importance and enduring beauty of the art form. The 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 is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and in 2015 and 2016 welcomed over one million patrons, placing it among the ten most-visited history museums in the U.S. The Country Music Foundation operates Historic RCA Studio B™, Hatch Show Print® poster shop, CMF Records, the Frist Library and Archive, and CMF Press. Museum programs are supported by Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
More information about the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum is available at www.countrymusichalloffame.org or by calling (615) 416-2001.