Foreword Magazine Book of the Year
Media Contact: Alisa Koyrakh (alisa@welcomebooks.com)

Click here to read an article about the extraordinary 4-year, 14-city tour of Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer, by Govinda Gallery Director Chris Murray.

"Elvis at 21" opened January 8, 2010 (75th anniversary of Elvis's birth) at the Grammy Museum, Los Angeles. Elvis 1956 is the accompanying catalogue. Please note different names of show (Elvis at 21) and book (Elvis 1956). The exhibition itinerary is on the Smithsonian website and below.

Past Events:

December 6, 2013 — March 10, 2014. Canberra, ACT, Australia National Portrait Gallery
May 18, 2013 - September 2, 2013. Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
January 8, 2010. Los Angeles - OPENING EVENT: SOLD OUT
Grammy Museum (L.A.)
On opening night, in celebration of Elvis Presley's 75th birthday, Wertheimer will be interviewed by Robert Santelli, executive director of Grammy Museum. Chris Murray, the exhibit's curator and founder/director of Washington, D.C.'s Govinda Gallery, will also join the two onstage. Afterwards, Wertheimer will sign copies of Elvis 1956.
Click here to see Chris Murray give Priscilla Presley a tour of the exhibit and copy of Elvis 1956!
January 9, 2010 - March 28, 2010. Los Angeles
Grammy Museum (L.A.)
April 20, 2010 - June 20, 2010. Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton Museum of Art.
July 10, 2010 - October 20, 2010. Winchester, VA
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.
September 13, 2010 - January. Cleveland, OH
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Elvis exhibition
Download the Press Release (.pdf)
October 23, 2010 - January 23, 2011. Washington DC
National Portrait Gallery.
November 9, 2010
The National Press Club Book Fair
100 Authors invited to Reception and Book-signing. Amy Henderson, author of ELVIS 1956 will attend
Ballroom, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor - Washington, DC 20045 Tel: 202.662.7500
February 19, 2011 - May 15, 2011. Doylestown, PA
James A. Michener Art Museum.
June 4, 2011 - August 21, 2011. Little Rock, AR
William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum.
September 10, 2011 - December 4, 2011. Mobile, AL
Mobile Museum of Art.
December 24, 2011 - March 18, 2012. Richmond, VA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
April 7, 2012 - July 1, 2012. Albilene, KS
Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum
July 21, 2012 - October 14, 2012. Memphis, TN
Memphis Pink Palace Museum
November 8, 2012 - January 8, 2013. Nashville, TN
Tennessee State Museum
March 4, 2013 - April 27, 2013. Columbus, OH
The Schumacher Gallery, at Capital University












































Awards

Bronze in ForeWord magazine's Book of the Year Award (Music category)

Press


International and Online:

Independent.co.uk - exhibition/book coverage

National and Online:


Artes Magazine - exhibition coverage
 
Vanity Fair - January 2010
Art & Artworks - exhibition coverage
Associated Press - nationally syndicated print story
Blogonbooks.com - April Coverage
Bookwatch - Fall coverage
Bookwormsez - Dec book coverage
Cinema Metro - April, review
Country Living - January feature
Elle - January calendar with photo


Elvis.com
The Entertainment Report - November, nationally syndicated coverage
Entertainment Tonight - December 4th, Announcement of book and exhibition
Examiner.com - October, 23rd - exhibition and book coverage
FMQB magazine - Early Jan, coverage with photo People magazine
Foreword magazine - Review
Grandparents Guide at About.com - January
Musictoday.com - Nov. book coverage
Popentertainment.com - late Jan. book coverage
Rolling Stone - Feb. - exhibition coverage with photo gallery
Smithsonian.com - praise in an interview with Amy Henderson
Smithsonian Magazine - January issue - photo listing in "Around the Mall"
THE magazine - Mid Dec. - spotlight coverage


Washington Post - October 24, exhibition coverage and, listing

National Television and Radio:

Associated Press TV - nationally syndicated story
CBS Sunday Morning - late January segment - interviews with Wertheimer and Murray
Entertainment Tonight (CBS-TV)-December 4. Segment on Vanity Fair article.
Elvis Radio on Sirius - The Doc Walker Show - Dec 13 at 5 pm - 90 minute interview with Al Wertheimer, with promo in advance of the interview
Elvis Radio on Sirius - The Doc Walker Show - Jan. 6 at 8am WCT, 9:30 WCT- Separate interviews with Bob Santelli, Exec. Director of Grammy Museum and music historian, and Christopher Murray, who wrote the book's introduction


The Today Show - "Remembering Elvis as a young man" - Jan. 8th, 2011.
Click here to watch!

Regional Print and Online:

DCexaminer.com - Dec. 14, exhibition and book coverage
The Georgetown Dish - exhibition coverage
Her Nashville - January review
Los Angeles Downtown News - January
Memphis Commercial Appeal - January
Midwestbookreview.com - December, Wisconsin Bookwatch review
THE magazine - January - Spotlight book coverage with photo
Venice - February profile

Regional Television and Radio:

KABC-TV - local TV coverage of exhibition
KTLA-TV (Los Angeles) - Jan. 8
WJBC-AM 1230 (Bloomington, IL) - Jan. 8, 3:40 EST - "Midday" live interview. (repeated over the weekend.)