Welcome to the land where blues began

Keeping Beat With the Delta Blues Museum Newsletter

Delta Blues Museum

#1 Blues Alley Lane PO Box 459

Clarksdale, MS 38614

Sign up to receive the Delta Blues Museum Newsletter - Our newsletter keeps you up to date on news about the Delta Blues Museum and festivities in and around Clarksdale, plus e-vites for special events. Click Here to Join


2024 Newsletters and Advisories

Press Release - March 14, 2024

Delta Blues Museum Awarded Building Funding for Facility Upgrades - Delta Blues Museum's freight depot facility will see some upgrades this year, thanks to a $120,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). Press Release

2023 Newsletters and Advisories

Press Release - December 21, 2023

Delta Blues Museum Announces New Virtual Tours Through Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Grant - Delta Blues Museum continues to expand its Virtual Tours, thanks to a $20,000 grant received from the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA). Press Release

Press Release - October 24, 2023

Delta Blues Museum Receives FY24 MAC Mini Grant - Thanks to a generous Mini Grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC), Delta Blues Museum staff will be afforded professional development opportunities in order to better serve Museum visitors. Press Release

Press Release - July 21, 2023

Museum Awarded 2023 Mississippi Humanities Mini Grant - Delta Blues Museum is adding a special event to kick off its 2023 Sunflower Festival activities, thanks to a Mississippi Humanities Council (MHC) Mini-Grant just announced. Press Release

Press Release - July 13, 2023

Delta Blues Museum Receives $24,000 MAC Grant - Delta Blues Museum awarded two-year operating grant from Mississippi Arts Commission for fiscal year 2024 to help with educational programs and special exhibits for the museum's 45th anniversary. Press Release

Press Release - May 24, 2023

Delta Blues Museum Honoring Blue Star Families Again This Summer - Delta Blues Museum celebrates nine years as a Blue Star Museum, benefitting active duty military and their families. Read More

E-Vite - May 05, 2023

Friday's at the DBM Stage - The Delta Blues Museum is hosting live music performances at the DBM Stage each Friday of May. Check out the e-vite for more information and other events in Clarksdale. Read More

Newsletter - April 13, 2023

Volume 16, No. 2 - Kicking off Muddy Waters month at the museum with new virtual tours and gift shop merchandise. Plan your trip to Clarksdale for the Juke Joint Festival, and learn about other museum related items in this issue of Keeping the Beat. Read More

Newsletter - March 01, 2023

Volume 16, No. 1 - Delta Blues Museum announces a new virtual field trip featuring Robert Johnson, a new exhibit by Bill Steber in the museum gallery, gift shop items featuring Charlie Musselwhite, and the upcoming Muddy Waters Month. Read More

Gift Shop News - January 05, 2023

Blues You Can Use! - The 2023 blues calendar is now available in the Museum gift shop. This year's calendar includes a free cd of rare music, original period artwork, rare photos, song lyrics and more! Read More

Check out the Museum's YouTube Channel

This site made possible through the support of Mississippi Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rock River Foundation.

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS
Exhibits, Events and More!

This site made possible through the support of Mississippi Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rock River Foundation.

Support for the Delta Blues Foudation, Inc has been provided by explore.org, a direct charitable activity of the Annenberg Foundation.

Museum Contact information

Click here for directions
#1 Blues Alley Lane
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820
Email: info@deltabluesmuseum.org