Tammy Wynette Exhibit Opens at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

A new exhibit dedicated to Tammy Wynette opened at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville on Friday (Aug. 20). The gallery includes Wynette’s CMA and Grammy awards and archival footage from a variety of television shows, as well as glamorous evening gowns, stage wear and selected pieces from her jewelry collection. Personal effects on display also include a lead crystal vase filled with handpicked cotton, which she kept on her coffee table, as well as her leather-bound appointment book, her childhood chair and bonnet, her Bible and her beautician chairs. The exhibit, Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music, will run through June 12, 2011. Wynette was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1998. View photos from the exhibit.