Autumn de Wilde/UMe; Elde StewartNew exhibits focusing on two acclaimed artists who emerged during the 1960s, Motown legend Smokey Robinson and folk-rock great Graham Nash, will open this fall at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, reports.

The debut of Robinson’s exhibit will coincide with Rock Hall’s 2015 Music Masters series celebration honoring the soulful singer/songwriter, which runs from November 2 to November 7. The display will feature video interviews with Smokey and will be located on Level 2 of the museum.

Rock Hall executive Karen Herman says the Robinson exhibition will be more substantial and longer-running than the one saluting 2014’s Music Masters honorees The Everly Brothers.

“We did a little, free-standing unit for Everly Brothers,” she notes. “But we really wanted to blow it up more this year and keep the Smokey exhibit up for an entire year. It’s a way to say, ‘Hey, this is a really big deal.'”

The Nash exhibition, meanwhile, will be called “Graham Nash: Touching the Flame,” and will open to the public on October 17.

The display also will feature new video interviews with the artist. In addition, besides focusing on Graham’s musical contributions to The Hollies, Crosby, Stills & Nash and as a solo artist, it will showcase his interests in photography, collecting and other artistic endeavors. Among the items that will be featured in the exhibit are some rare pieces of Buddy Holly memorabilia and photos that Graham has collected.

“Graham Nash has an interesting story,” says Herman. “On top of being a musician, he is also a visual artist and photographer himself…[The exhibition] tells the story of how someone of very humble means can become a world-renowned musician.”

Nash will attend the exhibit’s opening and, according to Herman, he may perform at the event. The display will be housed in the same area of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that currently is hosting the “Paul Simon: Words & Music” exhibit.

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