You will find one-of-a-kind Armstrong collectibles including the famed Ambassador CD series and beginning Oct. 21, 2014 Print-to-Order Images including photos from the Jack Bradley Collection! Exclusively Ours.
CoolYule! is our first tree lighting ceremony featuring live jazz with Ben Flocks Trio and holiday treats. It's free and open to the public. Downbeat for Ben Flocks Trio begins at 4:00 pm. The tree will be lit at 4:30pm in the Armstrong’s garden. Details here.
Join us as we honor Dick Cavett, Legendary Talk Show Host & Author; Andrew P. Jackson, Exec. Director of Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center; and Stephen Maitlan-Lewis, Award-Winning Author & Jazz Aficionado. Gala 2014 features a special performance by the fabulous Catherine Russell! This is a party that you don't want to miss. Tickets, leadership tables and sponsorships are now available. Details here.
Mark you calendars to visit the Louis Armstrong House Museum in December! You will hear Louis's magical voice reading "Twas the Night Before Christmas, A Visit from St. Nicholas.'' It's the last recoding ever made by Louis Armstrong before he died later that year in 1971. As part of the holiday tour, you can hear excerpts of unedited and never-before issued segments of the recording in Louis’s den where they were originally recorded. Candy canes included with museum admission!
This exhibit celebrates the legacy of Louis Armstrong through the private access of long-time friend & photographer Jack Bradley. Bradley snapped thousands of photos of Satchmo on and off stage and collected any artifacts he could find that were identified with his hero. Visit us for highlights of this vast collection. October 21st, 2014 - March, 2015.
Time to plan those class trips & student groups to Louis's House! As a National Historic Landmark & New York City Landmark, the museum provides tours designed for students in grades K-12. The tours meet New York State & New York City Learning Standards. Join us!