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  • The National Museum of African American Music presents The Rhythm of A Nation.  

    This exhibit features the work of local and national artists like Elisheba Isreal Mrozik, Omari Booker, Kia Linton, Inetris Rondo, and Thaxton Waters. The artists’ works capture the diverse conversations about Black love, labor, spirituality, and life. From the expressiveness of field hollers, quartets, Jazz, and R&B music to Hip Hop’s augmentation and innovation of the same sou...

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    Posted by Brennen Boose

  • Top 5 Things To Do At NMAAM

    The National Museum of African American Music is a museum like no other. It’s a place that fuses music, history, and culture with technology in an interactive experience. Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, a city known as Music City, the Museum has six galleries that ground you in the history of African American music with genres ranging from gospel, blues, jazz, R&B, and hip...

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    Posted by Nicholas Torrence

  • From Nothing To Something

    FROM NOTHING TO SOMETHING   This month, we are spotlighting our program, ‘From Nothing to Something’ (FN2S).  FN2S welcomes guests to participate in sessions to explore and learn how African Americans transformed music history and turned common household items into musical instruments: from spoons to the harmonica, cigar box guitars to the banjo, rhythm and drums to...

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    Posted by Marlyncia Pierce

  • NMAAM Lion King Sweepstakes Official Rules

    Sweepstakes Rules  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  Eligibility NMAAM Lion King Nashville Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who ar...

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    Posted by Tuwisha Roger-Simpson