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2022 News and Events

Delta Blues Museum Installing New Permanent Exhibits

(July 25 , 2022)

Delta Blues Museum
The Museum in collaboration with Solid Light, Inc will begin installing the much anticipated, new permanent exhibits beginning July 28, 2022. The latest phase of new exhibit designs are to be unveiled in early August. The museum will be closed to the public during installation. Press Release

Delta Blues Museum is a Blue Star Museum

(May 25 , 2022)

Delta Blues Museum
Delta Blues Museum is again participating in the Blue Star Museum program, benefitting active duty military and their families. Press Release

New Trumpet Records Exhibit at Delta Blues Museum

(April 14 , 2022)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum is unveiling its newest exhibit on the history of Jackson-based Trumpet Records, focusing on founder Lillian McMurry and the success of Trumpet's many Delta-based artists. Press Release

Happy New Year!

(January 01, 2022)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum is looking forward to our 43rd year and with plans for this year to be filled with the return of regular events, exhibits, and so much more. Information about upcoming Museum and local events can generally be found on our home page and events page. If you are looking for Museum specific events - our calendar page is always a good place to start.

2021 News and Events

19th Annual Street Strut

(September 17 , 2021)

Delta Health-Northwest Regional
Delta Health-Northwest Regional presents the 19th Annual Street Strut, Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. Join us at the Delta Blues Museum on Saturday, October 2nd as Clarksdale begins Breast Cancer Awareness month. Registration fee is $10 with all proceeds benefiting Delta Cotton Blues. Download Flyer

Delta Blues Museum Recieves MAC Grant

(September 08, 2021)

Delta Blues Museum
Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $24,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). This grant is a portion of the grants the Commission will award in 2021 - 2022 and will be used to support ongoing operating expenses. Press Release

In Memorium

(April 20, 2021)

The Mississippi Aliiance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy has shared information of the passing of Mike Ward, their friend and close colleague. Mike was a valuable consultant with The Alliance and a long-time supporter of the Mississippi Center for Non-profits. His family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Delta Blues Museum, in lieu of flowers. Please visit our General Fund donation page for details on where to mail your donation or to make your donation using PayPal. Be sure to include in the memo line of your check or in the notes to seller line on PayPal "In Memory of Mike Ward". Thank you. View Mike's obituary here

Delta Blues Museum is a Blue Star Museum

(May 20, 2021)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum will again be a proud participant of the Blue Star Museum Program benefiting active duty military families. This years program begins Saturday, May 15, 2021 and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 06, 2021. Press Release

Summer Events at the Museum!

(May 11, 2021)

Delta Blues Museum
Join us at the Museum and the Clarksdale area for live music all summer long, including Friday's at the Stage, BAM Fest and much more! E-vite

Delta Blues Museum Announces Additional Virtual Tours

(May 05, 2021)

Delta Blues Museum
Delta Blues Museum is expanding its educational offerings online to include three new Virtual Tours. The latest videos are being underwritten by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) Rapid Response grant program. Press Release

Happy New Year!

(January 01, 2021)

Delta Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum is looking forward to our 42nd year to hopefully be filled with events, exhibits, and so much more. Upcoming events at the Museum, in Clarksdale and nearby can usually be found on our home page and events page. If you are looking for Museum specific events - our calendar page is always a good place to check.

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