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Delta Blues Museum - Events 2020

Explore & Learn Online in the Summertime!

From educational materials for teachers and our "Explore and Learn" series for students of all ages to our Muddy Waters virtual tour, and even our Featured Videos & Podcasts. The Delta Blues Museum has something for every blues fan to dive into this summer. Learn More

Message Regarding the Coronavirus & Museum Closing

The Delta Blues Museum has been temporarily CLOSED to the public since Wednesday, March 18th due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognized that this situation is extremely fluid and felt it necessary to halt operations to ensure the safety of our employees and guests.

While the Museum is closed, all public events and programming are cancelled. We will provide updates on any changes in our operations status. Thank you for your understanding as we work together to ensure a safe environment for everyone associated with the Museum.

For more information from health officials regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

We're Here for You

Our administrative staff will continue to work remotely during normal business hours, 9:00am - 5:00pm, except holidays and weekends. While there is limited response by phone, we remain available to answer questions by email and work with you. Click Here to view our museum administrative staff directory.

Museum Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
via Teleconference
Dial in: 515-604-9099
Access code: 127-279-452#

The Museum Celebrates 41 Years!

The Museum calendar represents events directly associated with the Delta Blues Museum. Please visit the Museum's Events Page for more events located within Clarksdale and its surrounding areas.

Museum Spring/Summer Hours

The Museum's Spring/Summer hours are: 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Saturday
Closed on Sunday
Spring/Summer hours end October 31, 2020

Museum Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:00pm
Museum Classroom

Labor Day Holiday Observance

Monday, September 07, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Museum Holiday Observances

The Delta Blues Museum will be closed in observance of the following holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Mississippi Blues Trail

The Delta Blues Museum received its very own Mississippi Blues Trail marker in April of 2013. To learn more about the Blues Trail, please visit: www.msbluestrail.org


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2020 Previous Events

Event: Independence Day Holiday Observance
Saturday, July 04, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
Museum Classroom

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 at 6:00pm
Teleconference (701) 802-5186
Access Code: 8996301#

Event: Memorial Day Holiday Observance
Monday, May 25, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 11:00am
Teleconference (701) 802-5186
Access Code: 8996301#

Event: Cat Head Mini Blues Fest
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Sunday, April 19, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.cathead.biz

Event: Juke Joint Festival
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Sunday, April 19, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.jukejointfestival.com

Event: Delta Blues Dulcimer Festival
RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER DUE TO COVID-19
Thursday, April 16, 2020 to Saturday, April 18, 2020
Clarksdale, MS
www.deltabluesdulcimerrevival.com

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11:00am
Teleconference 712-832-8330
Access Code 200 9202

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Event: Charlie Musselwhite Birthday
Friday, January 31, 2020
Cupcakes while they last!

Event: Museum Anniversary
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Cupcakes while they last!

Event: Grammy Awards
Nominee Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
for "Best Traditional Blues Album"
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 8:00pm (EST)
View on your local CBS station

Event: Coop Cooper Workshop
FREE "Filming for Social Media" Workshop
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3:00pm
Delta Blues Museum
Arts & Education Room

Event: Clay Motley Discussion
Moderates FREE "Clarksdale's Downtown Revitalization" Panel Discussion
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 11:00am
Delta Blues Museum
Arts & Education Room

Event: Clay Motley Discussion
Moderates FREE "The Bluesmen Speak" Panel Discussion
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1:00pm
Delta Blues Museum
Arts & Education Room

Event: Delta Blues Museum Anniversary
Monday, January 20, 2020
Celebrating 41 years in Clarksdale!
(NO event planned)

Event: Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Observance
Monday, January 20, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Event: Museum Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
Delta Blues Museum Classroom

Event: New Year's Holiday Observance
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Museum CLOSED
Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!

Previous Events

Regular meetings of the Delta Blues Museum Board of Trustees are held the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Delta Blues Museum classroom.

Due to copyright restrictions, visitors to the Delta Blues Museum are prohibited from photographing or video recording any portions of the Museum. Exceptions to this policy can be made at the sole discretion of Museum staff and might include: special events; scholars who have made arrangements in advance of their visits; and credentialed members of the press. Members of the press must obtain permission from the DBM Director no less than 24 hours before arrival to gain free admission to the museum.
The DBM Stage may not be used for political or religious purposes. To request a reservation for stage use please submit your request in writing to the Museum stating the date, time and purpose of event.

For more information or questions about these policies, please contact the museum at (662) 627-6820 info@deltabluesmuseum.org




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1 Blues Alley
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820
Email: info@deltabluesmuseum.org