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The Road to the GRAMMY Awards

The Road to the GRAMMY Awards

Introduction: History of the GRAMMY Awards On May 4, 1959, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (presently, Recording Academy) hosted the first GRAMMY Awards ceremony at simultaneous banquets held in Beverly Hills and New York. Celebrating recordings from 1958, the initial ceremony was not televised and was attended by industry insiders and select [...]
July Museum At Home Release Schedule

July Museum At Home Release Schedule

We're excited to announce the GRAMMY Museum's next round of never-before-released free digital content from their archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19. The Museum's Public Programs digital series features new intimate sit-down interviews with artists and musicians recorded via Zoom, as well as archival Programs [...]
Revisit: Monterey International Pop Festival: Music, Love, and Flowers, 1967

Revisit: Monterey International Pop Festival: Music, Love, and Flowers, 1967

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT In May 2017, the GRAMMY Museum, in collaboration with Lou Adler, GRAMMY®-winning producer and co-founder of the Monterey International Pop Festival, presented Monterey International Pop Festival: Music, Love, and Flowers, 1967. Fifty years after the legendary music festival, the exhibit explored how music became the counterculture's most significant cultural expression in 1967, [...]
Revisit: Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Revisit: Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Stevie Ray Vaughan was the most significant guitar stylist of the post-blues-rock era.  No musician did more to energize the 1980s blues revival than the Texas guitarist, whose roots and influences included everyone from Albert and B.B. King, Guitar Slim, and Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, to Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy.  Vaughan ignited [...]
Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration Digital Exhibit

Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration Digital Exhibit

The GRAMMY Museum® announces Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration in honor of the centennial anniversary of one of the 20th century's most important musical influences in the world of jazz and popular music. To commemorate the occasion and Lee's life, music and legacy, the GRAMMY Museum will host a pre-taped panel discussion and birthday toast [...]
Revisit: Leonard Bernstein at 100

Revisit: Leonard Bernstein at 100

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Leonard Bernstein was the greatest and most important classical music figure in American history.  A conductor, composer, educator, concert pianist, philanthropist, and political activist, Bernstein revolutionized the role of the classical musician.  As handsome as a Hollywood star and gifted with an engaging and powerful personality, Bernstein became a music icon, the [...]
Revisit: Deep Heart: Roots, Rock & the Music of Carlos Vives

Revisit: Deep Heart: Roots, Rock & the Music of Carlos Vives

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On November 13, 2017, the GRAMMY Museum opened Deep Heart: Roots, Rock & the Music of Carlos Vives, an exhibit that offered visitors an in-depth look at the iconic career of the two-time GRAMMY-winning and 11-time Latin GRAMMY-winning Colombian singer-songwriter who pioneered the integration of the indigenous and vallenato sounds of his [...]
Revisit: Ravi Shankar: A Life in Music

Revisit: Ravi Shankar: A Life in Music

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT The GRAMMY Museum became the first U.S. museum to celebrate India's most esteemed musician with the April 29, 2015 opening of Ravi Shankar: A Life In Music.  Ravi Shankar: A Life In Music was displayed in the Mike Curb Gallery on the Museum’s fourth floor and gave visitors a unique look into [...]