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Delta Blues Press Release

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Delta Blues Museum Extends Closure

Clarksdale, Mississippi

An Important Message from Museum Director Shelley Ritter


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The health and safety of our community remain top priorities for Delta Blues Museum.

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.

We will continue to update you with information on our reopening and share with you ways to connect with us in the meantime. Please follow us on social media and visit us on our website.

Thank you for your understanding. Be well and stay safe.

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Museum Contact information

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