New ICON Exhibit Opens at Graceland
December 12, 2025
The yearlong 35th anniversary commemoration of the life and legacy of
Elvis Presley continues in Memphis with the third and largest exhibit
launching at Graceland in 2012.
Check out the photo gallery from the "ICON: The Influence of Elvis Presley Presented by Fender"
Exhibit which will be open March 1, 2012 through February 2013.
Curated by the Graceland archives team in partnership with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
this groundbreaking exhibit features 75 artifacts on loan from the
famed Cleveland museum, along with items from the collections of many of
today’s biggest names in music who have been influenced by the King of
Rock ‘n’ Roll. The exhibit celebrates Elvis’ status as a music pioneer
and icon that paved the way for many of today’s artists and celebrities.
Items on display in this exhibit include Bono’s
“MacPhisto” suit from U2’s Zooropa performances, Bob Dylan’s
leather jacket that appears on the album cover "Real Live,” along with artifacts from Elton John
, Tom Petty
, Trisha Yearwood
, Robert Plant, Scotty McCreery, James Durbin, Carrie Underwood, Dave Matthews, Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Joan Jett
, Wanda Jackson
, Bruce Springsteen
, Billy Joel
, The Beatles
, Katy Perry
and many others.
Graceland is open year round with various tour options. "ICON: The Influence of Elvis Presley Presented by Fender"
is included in the VIP and Platinum Tours. For more information on tours and for a FREE online trip planner, please visit Elvis.com