Songwriters Hall Of Fame Launches New Traveling Exhibit Celebrating Some Of The World’s Most Prolific Songwriters

The Songwriters Hall of Fame has launched a new traveling exhibit that celebrates the work and legacy of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as explores the mysteries behind creating great music.

Organized by the GRAMMY Museum, Songwriters Hall of Fame Songwriting Experience takes an in-depth look at the great works of composition that make up America’s musical treasure trove. Through graphic panels, artifact exhibits and interactive experiences, it examines the creative process and masterpieces of some of the world’s most prolific songwriters.

Artifacts on display represent the work of legendary songwriters, including Samy Cahn, Desmond Child, Steve Dorf, Woody Guthrie, Toby Keith, John Mellencamp, Alain Menkenand Carol Bayer Sager, among others.

Visitors can watch highlights from Songwriters Hall of Fame galas and interviews with inductees such as Jimmy Jam, Toby Keith, Carole King, Smokey Robinson, Carol Bayer sage, and Diane Warrenas good as Hal David Starlight Award Winners john legend, Taylor Swift and Nick Jonas. Interactive writing also offers Toby Keith, Carole King, Smokey Robinsonand Don Schlitz dissecting their hit songs.

Bob Santelli, founding executive director of the GRAMMY Museum, curated the exhibit with Jasen Emmons, chief curator and vice president of curatorial affairs at the GRAMMY Museum, who served as co-curator.

Songwriters Hall of Fame Songwriting Experience is on display in New York at the CUNY Graduate Center James Gallery (365 Fifth Avenue at 35th Street) until July 24, 2022, after which it will travel to other cities to be announced later this year.

Free entry. The exhibition is open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Sunday to Wednesday and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. It is closed on Thursday. All visitors must show proof of vaccination and government-issued photo ID to enter.

Established in 1969, the Songwriters Hall of Fame honors and celebrates those whose work represents an array of the most beloved songs in the world’s popular music songbook. The non-profit organization’s ongoing mission is to celebrate and honor the contributions and legacy of songwriters across all genres of music while developing and nurturing the next generation of songwriters through the through Master Sessions, songwriting forums, scholarships and digital initiatives.

Established in 1969, the Songwriters Hall of Fame honors and celebrates those whose work represents an array of the most beloved songs in the world’s popular music songbook. The non-profit organization’s ongoing mission is to celebrate and honor the contributions and legacy of songwriters across all genres of music while developing and nurturing the next generation of songwriters through the through Master Sessions, songwriting forums, scholarships and digital initiatives.

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