John Wayne Enterprises


JOHN WAYNE ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCES INTERACTIVE TRAVELING EXHIBITION ABOUT THE
LIFE OF AN AMERICAN ICON, JOHN WAYNE: THE GENUINE ARTICLE


This Holiday Season Experience The World Of An American Legend;
Debuts At Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville November 17 Through January 1


John Wayne enthusiasts and culture seekers alike can now step inside the world of an American legend and get to know John Wayne the movie star, world traveler and family man at the new interactive installation, “JOHN WAYNE: The Genuine Article,” at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville from November 17, 2017 through January 1, 2018.

The exhibit, which debuts as part of Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas celebration, takes visitors through the journey of John Wayne’s life with never-before-seen memorabilia, iconic film props, a behind-the-scenes glimpse into John Wayne’s private life and more.

“It is so exciting to see my father’s world come to life for the public to experience and enjoy,” says Ethan Wayne, son of the legendary actor. “The holidays are always a special time for our family and Nashville is such a fun destination during the holiday season. We can’t wait to kick off the opening of the exhibit for families and friends to enjoy quality time together while learning about my father beyond his personas on screen in an interactive way.”

JOHN WAYNE: The Genuine Article, which is based on the New York Times best-selling book of the same title, will feature six interactive rooms:

Tickets are $21.99 Friday through Sunday and $18.99 Monday through Thursday. Children under age five are free with a paid adult admission. Tickets are on sale now HERE.


ABOUT JOHN WAYNE ENTERPRISES
John Wayne Enterprises’ mission is to preserve and protect the name, image and likeness of John Wayne by associating the John Wayne brand with quality and timeless products and experiences that embody the spirit of John Wayne and give back to the community. To further its mission, John Wayne Enterprises enters into selective licensing or partnership agreements in merchandising, cancer research, treatment and education as well as public facilities, institutions and agencies. For more information please visit www.johnwayne.com.

ABOUT GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT
Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas attracts more than 1 million visitors annually with its 3 million twinkling lights, over-the-top decorations and festive shows and attractions like ICE!—an astonishing display of colorful sculptures hand carved from 2 million pounds of ice. The 2,888-room resort's nine acres of indoor gardens and grounds are transformed into holiday wonderland, complete with snow tubing, ice skating, gingerbread decorating and more. A Country Christmas has been hailed as "The Most Christmassy Hotel in the Nation" by The Travel Channel and one of the top 10 places to spend Christmas in the world by Travel + Leisure. Learn more at ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com.