Hattiesburg is set to host a Smithsonian exhibit "New Harmonies"

By Sheri Falk – bio | email

 HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -  For all of you music lovers out there, a traveling exhibition is bringing the story of people and culture through music to the Hattiesburg Historic Depot. 

 The Smithsonian exhibit called "New Harmonies" will showcase the progress of American music over the years. Hattiesburg will be the first of six Mississippi cities to display the exhibit. Other Mississippi cities are Long Beach, Pearl, Amory, Columbus, and Hernando. 

Patty Hall, with the Hattiesburg Arts Council said, "the New Harmonies exhibit is special because all people respond to music, it is the one art form that touches the soul. So, we are really excited to have this exhibit in Hattiesburg."

The exhibit starts on April 16, the same day as the Roots Reunion and will be on display through May 21.

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