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Hanging Tree Guitars
May 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2022
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until July 31, 2022
Hanging Tree Guitars is a traveling exhibition that showcases the work of Freeman Vines, a luthier, musician and material artist. Mr. Vines was born in Greene County, North Carolina, where his family sharecropped on plantations where they were once enslaved. For 50 years, he’s been building guitars from cast-off materials gathered from across the county – everything from an old tobacco barn, to radio parts, to the wood of a tree where a 1930 lynching took place. The exhibit was organized by the Music Maker Relief Foundation, which strives to preserve the legacy of musicians who are the creative roots of American Music. Join us for this exciting exhibition!