Hatch Show Print

Top choice art in Downtown & the Gulch

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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 now has a permanent place inside the Country Music Hall of Fame.

There are three daily tours (12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm) priced at $18 ($15 for ages six to 12); an expanded retail space; and a gallery, where you can purchase restrikes, 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.


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