Reflections Of Our Past - The Jim Bollman Collection
May 2019-April 2020
This special exhibit at the American Banjo Museum features some unique and one of a kind banjos and banjo memorabilia from Jim Bollman's years
of collecting. Bollman, from Boston, MA is an internationally known banjo collector who has amassed what Forbes Magazine called, "the most
complete collection of 19th-centrury banjos and ephemera" in the century. The exhibit features a few of Bollman's most valued items.
Jim Henson - Life and Legacy
September 2018-August 2019
A special exhibit at the American Banjo Museum Jim Henson – Life and Legacy
fondly remembers the optimistic visionary of who created
and positively influenced generations of the young and young at heart. In addition to Kermit the Frog, original artwork, rare
photographs, pop culture objects and many very personal insights, Jim Henson – Life and Legacy
will feature a very special banjo as well.
One of the most famous banjos of all time, the Muppets Banjo,
originally owned and played by British musician Martin Kershaw, has arguably
accompanied more stars than any other banjo in history.