Birthplace of Country Music Museum Programs and Resources
The museum is offering a variety of programs and resources related to the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event and Black history, including:
- March 2, 7:00pm – Virtual Speaker Series: Black in Appalachia: Uncovering & Sharing Regional Black Narratives with Alona Norwood and William Isom II. This is a free program, but you need to register ahead of time here.
- April 18—September 30 – Our Living Past, a special exhibit featuring photographs of and folk art by Music Maker Relief Foundation musicians and artists.
- April 22, 11:00am – Radio Bristol Book Club discussion of Affrilachian Tales: Folktales from the African-American Appalachian Tradition by Lyn Ford. You can listen live here and on 100.1FM or catch the archived show afterwards here.
- Information about relevant teacher resources, including an in-class educational kit related to our 2018 special exhibit For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, and an in-class poster set about the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture, can be found here.
- To find out more about these events and resources, visiting the museum, and our educational and public programming, check out https://www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/.