Rivers of Rhythm Pathways


The Evolution of African American Music Traditions

The Rivers of Rhythm corridor is the central spine of the museum experience, and features touch panel interactives and an animated timeline that links American history with American music history. Museum visitors will experience the early beginnings of American music, from Southern religious and blues traditions to the most contemporary R&B and hip hop musical forms. The corridor includes periodic take over experiences that place the visitor in the midst of iconic music moments.