The Power of Women in Country Music

Curated by the GRAMMY Museum®. Now open!

Courtesy of the GRAMMY Museum®/photo by Rebecca Sapp

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From international superstars, including Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, Rosanne Cash, Shania Twain, and Taylor Swift, to contemporary North Carolina artists, such as Rhiannon Giddens, Rissi Palmer, and Kasey Tyndall, The Power of Women in Country Music, coming to the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh from the GRAMMY Museum® in Los Angeles, highlights the past, present, and future of country music’s greatest female trailblazers. The exhibition opens Friday, October 28, 2022, and will run through Sunday, February 26, 2023. This empowering exhibition will be amplified with a special concert series, author series, family events and activities, and much more!

 

Yellow dress worn by Dolly Parton

The Power of Women in Country Music will take visitors on a journey through the history of women in country music, from the early years and post–World War II to the emergence of Nashville as a country music mecca and to female country artists becoming international pop sensations. The exhibit will feature artifacts, such as instruments and costumes, and special content from a diverse roster of 70 female country artists.

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NEW: MOHA/museum members get unlimited visits throughout the run of the exhibition! Join now to enjoy this incredible benefit.

Be sure to save these dates for our Southern Songbirds concert series too, emceed by legendary North Carolina native Jim Lauderdale: