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:
Honors Community Youth Art Programs
DBM Band Performs at 2014 NAHYP Award Ceremony
Delta Blues Museum Wins 2014 National Arts & Humanities
Youth Program Award
Blues Museum's Arts & Education Program Named 2014 NAHYP Award
Blues Museum's Arts & Education Program Selected as Finalist
for 2013 NAHYP Award