One Nation Under a Groove

The National Museum of African American Music is finally open!

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About NMAAM

NMAAM is the only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the many music genres created, influenced, and inspired by African Americans. The museum’s expertly-curated collections share the story of the American soundtrack by integrating history and interactive technology to bring the musical heroes of the past into the present.

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 7
    Wednesday All Day

    Nissan Free Wednesday

    Visit NMAAM for FREE Wednesday (no ticket necessary). Thank you to Nissan for supporting NMAAM to help make these experiences happen!

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  • Dec 10
    Saturday 11:00AM-5:00PM

    NMAAM Community Christmas Party

    'Tis the season to celebrate! Join us at NMAAM for our Community Christmas Party. We will have vendors, music, activities, giveaways, and much more. Friends, family, coworkers, and everyone are welcome to attend.

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  • Dec 10
    Saturday 11:30AM-2:30PM

    heartBeat Saturdays with DJ Smoke

    DJ Smoke will be on the 1s and 2s for NMAAM's Community Christmas Party. Come celebrate the holiday season with us in the NMAAM's lobby. Free with RSVP. 

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