To provide unique learning opportunities based on the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the entire creative and technological processes of recording; and the history of the GRAMMY Awards® with a focus on the continuing achievements of Mississippians.
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is an exciting and interactive celebration of the power of music occupying a vibrant space in Cleveland, Mississippi. Cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind visitor experience — engaging, educational, celebratory and inspirational.
- 28,000 square foot museum located on the campus of Delta State University
- More than two dozen exhibits that explore great music, including genres from rock and hip-hop to country, classical, Latin, R&B, and jazz
- 130 seat state-of-the-art Soundstage
- Inspirational educational and public programs featuring films, lectures and intimate performances
GRAMMY MUSEUM MISSISSIPPI DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSIVITY AND ACCESSIBILITY
GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi is committed to recognizing and celebrating diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility to strengthen our leadership, our employees, and our volunteers, and is dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of our collective history and the significance of music. Our goals are to make the Museum a welcoming place for all staff, visitors, and volunteers; to ensure that our programs and education initiatives are accessible to all individuals and communities; to offer programming that features artists, educators, and music professionals from diverse backgrounds and points of view, and for our staff and Board of Directors to better reflect the diverse communities we serve.
ABOUT THE CLEVELAND MUSIC FOUNDATION
Established in 2011, the Cleveland Music Foundation is a non-profit organization developed to build and operate the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. An affiliate with the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will share its mission to celebrate the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the premier recognition of excellence in recorded music — the GRAMMY Award. GRAMMY Museum Mississippi houses interactive exhibits dedicated to this mission, as well as host educational programs for students of all ages.
ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY
The Recording Academy owns the GRAMMY Museum trademark and its content within both GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE and GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.