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Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley PO Box 459

Clarksdale, MS 38614

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2020 Newsletters and Advisories

September Gift Shop Specials at Delta Blues Museum! - September 01, 2020

The new two-CD set of Delta Blues is still available in the Museum's gift shop. Our new Delta Blues Museum logo caps available... Read More

Experience Delta Blues Museum During John Lee Hooker Month! - August 04, 2020

The Museum has re-opened to the public! We hope to see you soon, but in case you can't drop in, join us to celebrate John Lee Hooker Month by visiting our online gift shop. Read More

Delta Blues receives emergency grant... - July 16, 2020

Delta Blues Museum reveives Mac Cares emergency grant from Mississippi arts commission Read More

EXPLORE & LEARN online this summer... - May 29, 2020

Delta Blues Museum has something for every blues fan to dive into this summer. Read More

Together We... - May 01, 2020

We presently have the opportunity to have your donations matched up to $100,000, but we need your help! Read More

You're Invited: Take Our *New* Virtual Tour - April 29, 2020

Our newest feature, a *free* virtual tour of Delta Blues Museum following the footsteps of Blues legend Muddy Waters, is live and online. Read More

Delta Blues Museum to Offer New Virtual Tour - April 10, 2020

Delta Blues Museum Director Shelley Ritter is announcing plans for a forthcoming "virtual tour" of the Museum, in response to its temporary closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Delta Blues Museum Extends Closure - April 3, 2020

We have a responsibility as a civic institution. Out of continued public health concerns for our visitors, volunteers, staff and students, Delta Blues Museum will remain closed until further notice. Read More

Newsletter - April, 2020

Volume 13, No. 2 - Director's Notes, Support the Museum, Special Recognition Read More

Delta Blues Museum Temporary Closure - March 18, 2020

THE MUSEUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED MARCH 18th THROUGH APRIL 2nd. We are hoping to RE-OPEN FRIDAY, APRIL 3rd in time for Muddy Waters Month at the Museum. Read More

Announcement - February 28, 2020

DBM Wins in USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards Read More

Newsletter - February, 2020

Volume 13, No. 1 - Director's Notes, Voting, Programs & Events. Read More

Letter - January 27, 2020

Celebrating Christone "Kingfish" Ingram - Christone showed amazing potential as a young musician, starting out on bass in the Delta Blues Museum student band and later moving on to guitar. Read More

2019 Newsletters and Advisories

Letter - December 10, 2019

Giving Thanks in a Season of Giving - The Delta Blues Museum shares its gratitude for those people who so generously donated their money, time and resources in 2019. Read More

E-Vite - December 03, 2019

Booksigning / Q&A - The Delta Blues Museum will be hosting author Hank Burdine on Friday, December 6th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm for a Book Signing / Q&A for his title, "Dust in the Road: Recollections of a Delta Boy". Read More

Newsletter - September, 2019

Volume 12, No. 3 - Awards, events and launch of the newly updated online gift shop. Read More

Press Release - September 04, 2019

Museum Receives MAC Grant - Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $23,100 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) for general operating support for the 2020 fiscal year. Read More

E-Vite - May 29, 2019

Meet the Artist - Christone "Kingfish" Ingram to perform at Delta Blues Museum, June 05, 2019. Read More

2018 Newsletters and Advisories

Calendar Advisory - July 30, 2018

John Lee Hooker Month at the Museum - Annual John Lee Hooker month and Sunflower River Blues Festival plus other events throughout August... Read More

Calendar Advisory - March 28, 2018

April is Muddy Waters Month at the Museum - Annual "Muddy Waters Month" to feature special museum events... Read More

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