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April 2018

         American Jazz Museum statement on Museum Management Consultants, Inc. organizational assessment. Find Out More »


March 2018

           Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen will headline the Jazz Appreciation Month 2018 celebrations at the American Jazz Museum. Find Out More »

           The American Jazz Museum is launching a major collaboration with the Szczecin Jazz 2018 Festival in Szczecin, Poland.  Find Out More »

​           The American Jazz Museum presents Women in Jazz: Celebrate and Pay Tribute to Women Jazz Artists in the award-winning Blue Room for Women in Jazz month 2018.  Find Out More »


February 2018

The American Jazz Museum, in partnership with Kansas City Public Library and The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, announces its first ever Jazz Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. Find Out More »


January 2018

The American Jazz Museum is expanding its Kansas City Jazz Academy by launching a partnership with the Charlie Parker Memorial Foundation’s Kansas City Arts Outreach an established music education program with mission similar to that of the Museum’s Jazz Academy. Find Out More »


December 2017

The American Jazz Museum, in partnership with the CODA Jazz Fund, proudly announces its eleventh annual Kansas City Musician’s Appreciation Day (KCMAD), an event that honors musical performers of all genres for giving the gift of music and performance all year round. Find Out More »


July 2017

The American Jazz Museum is partnering with Harvesters Community Food Network to provide free, nutritional meals to kids as part of Kids Café, a program designed to serve meals to children under 18 who are at risk of hunger. Find Out More »


Extreme dining event this Saturday will feature acrobatic servers delivering meals via tightrope to diners in 40-foot high, suspended restaurant. Find Out More »


KC Film and The American Jazz Museum would like to alert residents, motorists, and visitors about an upcoming 6-day closure of 18th St from Paseo Blvd to Highland Ave and Vine St between 17th Terr and 19th St, including the parking lot at the corner of 18th St and Vine. Find Out More »