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  • 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

  • On Ben: NMAAM Remembers Legacy Board Member Ben Rechter

    “He was a giant!,” said Butch Spyridon. “He was a hero!,” said Kevin Lavender. These are among the first words that these men shared when we discussed Ben Rechter’s passing. But that’s not all; in his departure, the family has lost a beloved brother and father, our museum has lost its biggest advocate, the city of Nashville has lost one of its most ded...

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    Posted by Tuwisha Roger-Simpson