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Celebration Saturday: All That Jazz Cancelled

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Swing into a day of jazz with a concert film featuring performances at the star-studded 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, an interactive jazz discovery guide, and a harmonica craft.

Discover Jazz Gallery Activity
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Explore jazz instruments and musicians featured in MIM’s collections with an interactive discovery sheet that will guide you through the history of this timeless genre. Pick up an activity sheet at the entrance to the gallery.

Harmonica Craft
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Make your own harmonica, an instrument widely known for its role in blues music, a genre that heavily influenced jazz.

Film Screening: Jazz on a Summer’s Day (1959)
1:00–2:30 p.m.
In this special screening of the recently remastered Jazz on a Summer’s Day, watch musical greats like Chuck Berry, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Washington, and many more play at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, one of the most influential festivals in jazz history.