Support The National Jazz Museum in Harlem!

The mission of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem is to preserve, promote and present jazz by inspiring knowledge, appreciation and the celebration of jazz locally, nationally and internationally.

Join the global giving community by making a year-end gift to the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on #GivingTuesday!

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, people from around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.
Please consider an end-of-year gift of any size, to support our FREE public and school programs.

A board member has generously offered to match all gifts that arrive on that very special day!

We thank you for your generosity and look forward to your #Giving Tuesday donation!

Suggested Donation Levels:

$1, 000
$2, 500


NEW! Guided Group Visits - Born in Harlem
provide visiting groups of students and adults an interactive multimedia look at the rich past and present of jazz in Harlem. These visits include a curated tour of the current exhibit and a listening session with the exclusive Savory Collection. Groups can also boost their visit to feature live music or a guest host.

NEW! Experience Harlem Series is designed to meet the needs of the diverse groups of children, teens, school groups and special needs populations. These Common Core aligned Harlem themed workshops connect learning in the classroom to the rich history and legacy of Harlem and its residents. Workshops on Jazz and
Harlem Renaissance, Ralph Ellison: A Man and His Records, Jazz to Hip Hop, and Democracy Jam can be conducted in-school or at the museum.


Jazz for Curious Listeners

This weekly evening program takes an in-depth look at jazz through interactive lecture and demonstrations built around a theme that changes monthly. This series explores jazz music from multiple perspectives, invariably uncovering surprising new insights.

Harlem in the Himalayas

In collaboration with the Rubin Museum of Art, musicians visit the extensive galleries of the Rubin Museum and integrate reflections of Himalayan art into their performances.

Harlem Speaks

Harlem Speaks is an oral history initiative that collects and archives interviews with musicians, authors, and other accomplished individuals who reflect the rich culture of Harlem during the heyday of jazz.

Drop Me Off in Harlem

This program engages local seniors for whom jazz has long been part of the fabric of their lives. Many have firsthand memories of the great jazz artists who performed here during the Harlem Renaissance. We sing, we dance, and we capture their stories as part of our larger oral history initiative.

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