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Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley PO Box 459

Clarksdale, MS 38614

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2020 Newsletters and Advisories

Press Release - November 19, 2020

Delta Blues Museum Named as Finalist for International Tourism Award - Delta Blues Museum has been shortlisted by the British Guild of Travel Writers for 'The Armchair Award' for its Muddy Waters virtual tour in the 2020 BGTW International Tourism Awards. Read More

Gift Shop Specials - November 19, 2020

Get Great Holiday Gifts at Delta Blues Museum! - Get holiday-ready for every Blues fan on your list! Our gift shop offers a variety of items that make great gifts: We have a soundtrack for the holidays in the 48 tracks of... Read More

Newsletter - November, 2020

Volume 13, No. 4 - New Virtual Tours, Gifts for Blues Fans, Additional Grants Read More

Press Release - October 28, 2020

MAC Rapid Response Grant Funds New Virtual Tours at Delta Blues Museum - Delta Blues Museum is announcing the creation of new virtual tours made possible through funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission's Rapid Response grant program. Read More

Press Release - October 08, 2020

Delta Blues Museum Receives MAC Grant - Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $19,400 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. Read More

Gift Shop Specials - October 02, 2020

Shop in October & "Learn to Play the Blues" at Delta Blues Museum! - Highways 61 and 49 meet in Clarksdale, MS, home of "The Crossroads," the site where Delta blues master Robert Johnson was said to... Read More

Gift Shop Specials - September 01, 2020

September Gift Shop Specials at Delta Blues Museum! - 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

Gift Shop Specials - August 04, 2020

Experience Delta Blues Museum During John Lee Hooker Month! - Join us to Celebrate John Lee Hooker Month by Visiting Our Online Gift Shop. Read More

Press Release - July 23, 2020

Museum Receives Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Grant - Delta Blues Museum is the recipient of a $8,085 grant from the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area. Read More

Press Release - July 16, 2020

Delta Blues Receives Emergency Grant - Museum has been awarded a $11,100 MAC CARES Emergency Grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. Read More

Advisory - May 29, 2020

EXPLORE & LEARN Online This Summer - Delta Blues Museum has something for every blues fan to dive into this summer. Read More

Advisory - May 01, 2020

Delta Blues Museum is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow - We presently have the opportunity to have your donations matched up to $100,000, but we need your help! Read More

Advisory - April 29, 2020

Take Our *New* Virtual Tour - 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

Press Release - April 10, 2020

Delta Blues Museum to Offer New Virtual Tour - 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

Press Release - April 03, 2020

Delta Blues Museum Extends Closure - 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

Press Release - March 18, 2020

Delta Blues Museum Temporary Closure - 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 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards - Delta Blues Museum is a winner in the 2020 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Music Museum. Read More

Newsletter - February, 2020

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

Advisory - 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

Advisory - 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