Delta Blues Museum Acceptance of
National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP)
in White House Ceremony


November 10, 2014
Delta Blues Museum

White House
Washington DC
Delta Blues Museum Arts and Education Program representatives Cristone "Kingfish" Ingram (center) and Kelley Ritter (right) accept the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from First Lady Michelle Obama.
Photo credit: Steven E. Purcell

First Lady Michelle Obama presented the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP) to Delta Blues Museum and the Delta Blues Museum Band in a White House ceremony Monday. Accepting the award are Delta Blues Museum Executive Director Shelley Ritter and the DBM Band.

The NAHYP Award recognizes community based organizations that develop learning and life skills in young people by educating and engaging them through arts or humanities youth programs.

The 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Ceremony and band performance was streamed live.

Click here for the archived footage www.whitehouse.gov.

Click here to view images from the ceremony www.flickr.com.






For additional articles leading up to the acceptance of the NAHYP Award by the Delta Blues Museum, please read on:

WH Honors Community Youth Art Programs
First Lady Michelle Obama presented national arts and humanities awards to 12 after-school youth programs across the country.
November 11, 2014
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell / Society
MSNBC.com
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DBM Band Performs at 2014 NAHYP Award Ceremony
November 10, 2014
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Delta Blues Museum's Arts & Education Program Selected as Finalist for 2013 NAHYP Award
May 16, 2013 & June 13, 2013
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