Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!,a traveling exhibition curated by the Los Angeles-based Grammy Museum, will make a stop in Bloomington, Minn. at the Midwest Music Museum located at Mall of America®, it was announced today. The exhibition – which debuted at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center on February 6, 2014 – explores and celebrates The Beatles’ impact on the American experience from the fan perspective. On display will be original Beatles materials including memorabilia, records, photographs, tour artifacts, videos, and more.
Additionally, The Grammy Museum will provide Beatles-related educational content and programming to local-area students. “We are very excited to announce the addition of the Midwest Music Museum to the official traveling schedule of Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!,” said Bob Santelli, Grammy Museum Executive Director. “Located on the historic site of Metropolitan Stadium, where The Beatles performed for the first time in Minnesota as part of their legendary 1965 tour, the exhibition will not only serve as a musical reflection, but a cultural one as well.”