Planners look for music center’s sustained success

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) – Plans for the exterior design of the International Bluegrass Music Center in Kentucky are set and design of the interior exhibits and visitor experience is under way. Planners are looking for the right formula to ensure the future attraction’s sustained success in Owensboro.

Chris Joslin, executive director of the International Bluegrass Music Museum of Owensboro, tells the Messenger-Inquirer ( ) that planners are trying to create a visitor experience so compelling that people will keep coming back.

The museum is partnering with the city of Owensboro to build the $15.4 million center.

The newspaper reports that the awarding of a construction contract for the center and a groundbreaking ceremony are both imminent, based on what city officials have said recently. No firm dates have been announced.


Information from: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer,


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