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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 [...]
May Museum At Home Release Schedule

May 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: Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald

Revisit: Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT The GRAMMY Museum celebrated the life, music, and charitable legacy of 13-time GRAMMY-winning jazz singer and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Ella Fitzgerald with Ella At 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald. The exhibit, which was displayed in the Mike Curb Gallery on the Museum’s fourth floor, opened April 25, [...]
Revisit: Sinatra: An American Icon

Revisit: Sinatra: An American Icon

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Frank Sinatra was one of the greatest vocalists of the 20th century, an artist of such uncommon talent that he was known simply as “The Voice.”  Popular music’s first true teen idol, Sinatra began his career making girls swoon and fronting big bands during the years of World War II.  By the [...]
Revisit: Whitney!

Revisit: Whitney!

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Whitney Houston was one of the greatest female vocalists of our time.  Possessing multi-octave range, a soaring delivery, and an extraordinary intensity, she could turn most any song she sang into a symphony of human emotion. Whitney kept her gospel roots close.  As a teen, she learned to sing as a member [...]
Revisit: Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora

Revisit: Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On May 12, 2013, the GRAMMY Museum opened Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora. The exhibit, which opened on Mother’s Day, focused on Rivera as the “Diva of Banda”– due to her work within the banda and norteña music genres— and illustrated how Rivera used her music and celebrity to abolish female stereotypes [...]