Musicians Hall of Fame future uncertain..

from the Tennessean

In masters’ hands, the instruments made culture-defining music. And until recently, they shone pristine, accented by gallery lighting and protected behind glass cases at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

Now, they are grime-caked, and heavy with water that remains in wood that cracks and splinters, or that sags like a cardboard box tossed into a swimming pool.

In February, Musicians Hall proprietor Joe Chambers was ordered to vacate his downtown building in 14 days, to make way for a new convention center, and so he gathered his treasures — most owned, some loaned — and drove them across the Cumberland, to a riverside rehearsal and storage space called Soundcheck Nashville, for safe keeping while he searched for another location.

here’s the rest including a video.

http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2010/05/10/musicians-hall-of-fame-future-uncertain-instruments-damaged-in-flood/

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