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Revisit: Blue Note: The Finest in Jazz

Revisit: Blue Note: The Finest in Jazz

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On March 25, 2014, the GRAMMY Museum launched Blue Note: The Finest in Jazz, an exhibit that offered visitors an in-depth look at the record label, which celebrated its 75th anniversary that year. Blue Note: The Finest in Jazz was displayed in the Mike Curb Gallery on the Museum's fourth floor through [...]
REVISIT: Ringo: Peace & Love

REVISIT: Ringo: Peace & Love

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT The GRAMMY Museum, in cooperation with Ringo Starr, debuted Ringo: Peace & Love on June 12, 2013. The one-of-a-kind, limited-run exhibit offered visitors an unprecedented, in-depth look at all aspects of Starr’s musical and creative life – as a musician, artist, actor, and as the man the world knows and loves simply [...]
Revisit: Jermaine Dupri & So So Def: 25 Years of Elevating Culture

Revisit: Jermaine Dupri & So So Def: 25 Years of Elevating Culture

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT GRAMMY Award-winning producer, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, recording artist, and TV star Jermaine Dupri has been writing and producing platinum records for more than 25 years. To mark a quarter century of success with his record label, So So Def, the GRAMMY Museum presented Jermaine Dupri & So So Def: 25 Years of Elevating Culture, an exhibit exploring [...]
Revisit: Cheap Trick: I Want You to Want Me

Revisit: Cheap Trick: I Want You to Want Me

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On September 12, 2013, the GRAMMY Museum unveiled Cheap Trick: I Want You to Want Me on the Museum’s fourth floor in the Mike Curb Gallery. This one-of-a-kind exhibit offered visitors an in-depth look at the impressive career of Cheap Trick, who continue to reign as power pop progenitors with a musical [...]
Revisit: Jerry Weintraub Presents…

Revisit: Jerry Weintraub Presents…

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT In August 2019, the GRAMMY Museum opened Jerry Weintraub Presents..., an exhibit that celebrated the legacy of renowned concert promoter and producer, Jerry Weintraub, who is credited as one of the key players behind the most memorable concert tours of the 1970s. Jerry Weintraub Presents… was on display in the GRAMMY Museum’s [...]
Revisit: Latin GRAMMYs, 20 Years of Excellence

Revisit: Latin GRAMMYs, 20 Years of Excellence

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT 20 years ago, it all started… and on November 18, 2019, the GRAMMY Museum celebrated the platinum anniversary of the Latin GRAMMY Awards through its inaugural Latin Music Gallery exhibit that highlighted the award show’s historical moments and celebrated the accomplishments of various Latin GRAMMY-winning and GRAMMY-nominated artists. Todo comenzó hace 20 [...]
Revisit: John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie

Revisit: John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT The GRAMMY Museum celebrated the centennial of legendary GRAMMY-winning bluesman, John Lee Hooker, with the opening of John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie, on Aug. 22, 2017, at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi in Cleveland, Miss., Hooker's home state. The exhibit opened on what would have been the late blues icon's 100th birthday [...]
Revisit: Count Basie: The King of Swing

Revisit: Count Basie: The King of Swing

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On September 29, 2016, the GRAMMY Museum opened Count Basie: The King of Swing, an exhibit that offered a glimpse into the life of the nine-time GRAMMY-winning jazz great through unique artifacts from the private collection of the Count Basie estate. Count Basie: The King of Swing was on display in the [...]
Revisit: Rhymes & Reasons: The Music of John Denver

Revisit: Rhymes & Reasons: The Music of John Denver

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT John Denver is one of America’s greatest country-folk singer/songwriters. With over 30 albums in his discography, the body of work from this performer, actor, environmentalist, and humanitarian continues to be celebrated. He had a raw talent and unique ability to capture the essence of everyday issues through music that seemed to flow [...]
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 [...]