Gallery of Iconic Guitars, The GIG at Belmont University
Project Location: Nashville, TN USA
Client Name: Belmont University
Project Name: Gallery of Iconic Guitars, The GIG at Belmont University
Architect: Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.
Theatre Consultant: Advent
Project Year: 2017
Nashville, Tennessee: a new stringed instrument museum from the estate of the late Steven Kern Shaw displays and provides opportunities for students, faculty and professionals to study and play the iconic instruments. Working with Belmont University, Dr. Vince Gill, George Gruhn of Gruhn Guitars, ESA and Advent, Akustiks provided conceptual designs as well as acoustic and audio visual designs for the museum. Featured is an acoustically tuned demonstration area to hear the old Martin, Gibson and Fender instruments picked and strummed.