Hatch Show Print

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One of the oldest letterpress print shops in the USA, Hatch has been using old-school, hand-cut blocks to print its bright, iconic posters since vaudeville. The company has produced graphic ads and posters for almost every country star and has now graduated to newly expanded digs inside the revamped Country Music Hall of Fame.

There are three daily tours (12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm); an expanded retail space; and a gallery, where you can purchase re-strikes made from original wood plates dating from the 1870s to 1960s and one-of-a-kind monoprints reinterpreted from original woodblocks by Nashville legend Jim Sherraden.