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Thu February 6, 2014
Mount Airy Museum of Regional History Celebrates the Luthier's Craft
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is currently showing the exhibit: “The Luthier’s Craft: Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge.” It’s a collaborative exhibition between renowned regional luthiers Wayne Henderson, Audrey Hash Ham, Chris Testerman, and Johnny Gentry, and it focuses on the history of building three instruments: guitar, banjo, and fiddle. For just three more days you can check out The Luthier’s Craft during the Museum’s regular hours, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5pm. The exhibit wraps up Saturday night, February 8th with a dinner/concert. Wayne Henderson and Friends begins at 7 PM in The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. Museum Executive Director, Matt Edwards stopped by WFDD to tell Bethany Chafin more.
Just three days remain for you to see “The Luthier’s Craft: Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge”. The exhibit wraps up at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History this Saturday night, February 8th at 7:00PM with a dinner/concert featuring renowned guitarist/luthier Wayne Henderson and Friends. It’ll be a small venue show—limited to just 70 people—with a lot of audience interaction. Wayne will present the guitar he built for the exhibition, perform, tell stories, and mingle with the crowd during dinner. Dinner is provided by Old North State Winery.