Roy Acuff Honored With Exhibit At Austin Peay State University
October 4, 2010 at 11:44 AM (PT)
Country legend ROY ACUFF is honored in a brand-new exhibit at AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY in CLARKSVILLE, TN. "ROY ACUFF: Life and Legend" is free and open to the public, and runs TODAY (10/4) through OCTOBER 29th in the MABEL LARSON GALLERY.
The exhibit includes art and memorabilia from ACUFF, including one of his jackets and ties from the GRAND OLE OPRY, photographs and a date book that outlines the gigs that ACUFF and the SMOKY MOUNTAIN BOYS played in 1947. The exhibit commemorates the 25th anniversary of the ROY ACUFF CHAIR OF EXCELLENCE, which was established by ROY to bring national and regional artists to the school "to work with students and the community in a dynamic atmosphere of unrestricted experimentation."
Check out more information on the exhibit here.