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COVID-19  Coronavirus

Many local, regional and national museums, libraries, archives, and nature centers have closed to the public or canceled events and exhibits. Please contact the hosting organization for any event listing you may find on our website before planning to attend.

We apologize that we cannot update individual listings.

-- Staff

This Month

Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as "JAM") was established by the National Museum of American History in 2001 to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz for the entire month of April. Learn more about JAM and jazz, and 2020 featured artist, Toshiko Akiyoshi at

Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, and John Legend perform "Lean On Me" at the 2015 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day," and "Ain't No Sunshine," died from heart complications on March 30, 2020.

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