HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – In the heart of Middle Tennessee lies a beautiful county with lush landscapes, farmland, wildlife, and world-renowned artists! Yes, Sumner County is home to some of the world’s most recognized names in music and art and Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center is proud to highlight two of these artists and their works in the upcoming show, Sumner Masters: The Art of Joel Knapp and Photography of William Lee Golden. 

William Lee Golden is one of the most recognized personalities in Country and Gospel music, having garnered the highest accolades as a member of the legendary group The Oak Ridge Boys. Now, the renowned “Mountain Man” is climbing to new heights in the world of fine art, and will be showcasing his work at Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center in Hendersonville for the "Sumner Masters" showcase beginning July 22nd. 
William Lee Golden has earned recognition for his individual achievements in both music and art. Over the years, the iconic images of the Singing Painter have been the subject of many sketches, paintings and sculptures by other world-renowned artists.
Sunday, July 22, 2018
1017 Antebellum Circle
Hendersonville, TN 37075
*Media welcome to attend. To schedule an interview with William Lee Golden, please contact Scott Sexton at [email protected]

July 22 thru September 23
*This event is FREE and open to the public.

The MACC hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibition, contact Kathleen Johnson at [email protected] or by calling (615) 822-0789. More information can be found online at

The Oak Ridge Boys on Tour:
JUL 20 Thrasher-Horne Center / Orange Park, Fla.
JUL 26 Paradise Cove Margaritaville / Tulsa, Okla.
JUL 27 Gasconade County Fair / Owensville, Mo.
JUL 28 Adams County Fair / Mendon, Ill.
JUL 29 Ohiya Casino & Resort / Niobrara, Neb.
AUG 02 Prairie's Edge Casino and Resort / Granite Falls, Minn.
AUG 03 Northern Lights Casino & Hotel / Walker, Minn.
AUG 04 Prairie Knights Casino & Resort / Fort Yates, N.D.
AUG 05 Crescent Point Wickenheiser Center / Shaunavon, Canada
AUG 11 Mill Town Music Hall / Bremen, Ga.
AUG 12 Beacon Theatre / Hopewell, Va.
AUG 13 The Erie County Fair / Hamburg, N.Y.
AUG 14 Watertown Fairgrounds Arena / Watertown, N.Y.
AUG 16 Dodge County Fair / Juneau, Wisc.
AUG 17 Victory Theatre / Evansville, Ind.
AUG 18 Red Barn Convention / Winchester, Ohio
AUG 19 Kentucky State Fair / Louisville, Ky.
AUG 23 Avalon Theatre / Grand Junction, Colo.
AUG 24 Colorado State Fair / Pueblo, Colo.
For entire tour schedule, please click here.

About The Oak Ridge Boys:
The Oak Ridge Boys, who have sold over 41 million units worldwide, are synonymous with “America, apple pie, baseball, pop, rock, gospel and country music.” In addition to their awards and accolades in the country and pop music fields, they have garnered five GRAMMY® Awards and nine GMA DOVE Awards as well as the Mainstream Artist of the Year Award at the ICM Awards. The group—Joe Bonsall, Duane Allen, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban—have earned prestigious membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame (2015 Inductees) and Grand Ole Opry, and are known worldwide as one of recording history’s most extraordinary musical successes. They have charted single after single and album after album, celebrating one double-platinum album and one double-platinum single and more than 30 Top 10 hits, including No. 1 chart-toppers “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Thank God For Kids,” “American Made,” “Y'All Come Back Saloon,” among dozens more. For more information and to view upcoming tour dates for The Oak Ridge Boys, please visit

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