On view now through June 2016
The installation of Alan LeQuire’s Cultural Heroes is presented by the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center with special assistance by LeQuire Gallery.
In addition, TPAC and the Tennessee State Museum has collaborated on an exhibit entitled I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, located on this floor (G-Level) on the other side of the museum entrance. The interactive exhibit explores the development of African American music in Tennessee, as well as the story behind the hit Broadway musical, Motown The Musical,presented February 16-21, 2016, as part of the HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC series.
The Cultural Heroes series includes Woody Guthrie, Billie Holiday, Josh White, Jr., Lead Belly, Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, and Bessie Smith. Each portrait is approximately 4 times life-size, bronze and an edition of 12. Portraits are available as a series or sold individually. For more information: 615 298-4611