The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
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104 E. 126th Street • Suite 4D • New York, NY 10035
Louis Armstrong
Visitors Center
Video Archive
Savory Collection
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has over the course of several years evolved into a major cultural presence in New York City. We hope you will join us for our free weekly programs in Harlem, which include our course JAZZ FOR CURIOUS LISTENERS, our interview series HARLEM SPEAKS, and/or to visit our Visitors Center. See you soon!

Become a Member

Be one of the first to join the Jazz Museum in Harlem!  Just $30 for a basic membership!


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Membership Levels

Join the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and help preserve and spread the joy of jazz.

Located in the heart of Harlem, the Museum attracts thousands of visitors of all ages who come from nearby and around the world to free programs, including concerts, exhibitions, classes, interviews, and day-long seminars. With your support, visitors to the Museum will continue to experience the joy of jazz, its fascinating history and its relevance to contemporary culture.

All Museum members will receive Jazz Museum tote bags and invitations to members-only events. Membership packages at the $125 level or above also include all of the benefits of membership in the Smithsonian Institution. See page 2 of mail-in form for Smithsonian members benefits.

Individual: Our signature NJMH tote bag, invitations to the members-only events, and access to a members-only section on $30
Family: Individual Member benefits plus admission of household up to five members to member-only events $50
Student/Senior (65 and over): Individual Member benefits. $20
Supporter: Individual Member benefits and an autographed CD of internationally renowned bassist/Museum Co-Director Christian McBride $75
Smithsonian Affiliate: Supporting Member Benefits plus annual Smithsonian membership $125
Contributor: Smithsonian Affiliate Member benefits plus listing in the NJMH published annual report $250
Donor: Contributor Member benefits plus personally guided tour of NJMH exhibits by top museum staff $500
Patron: Donor Member benefits plus identification as a Patron of the program of your choice, listed in all program-related materials $1,000
Sustainer: Patron Member benefits plus 2 tickets to NJMH annual pre-gala cocktail reception in NYC or private cocktails for you and a guest with members of the museum board and other major national supporters $2,500
Underwriter: Sustainer Member benefits plus 4 tickets to NJMH annual cocktail reception and gala or private cocktails for you and 3 guests with members of the museum board and other major national supporters $5,000
Benefactor:Underwriter Member benefits plus:
• 6 tickets to NJMH annual cocktail reception and gala, or
• Private cocktails for you and 5 guests with members of the museum board and other major national supporters, or
• A private concert with the NJMH All-Star Band, or
• Museum for a Night (Host your own private party in the NJMH Visitors Center. You and your guests will enjoy private access to the museum’s jazz-infused facility for the evening.)


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