As a VENUE: Host your event…

Are you looking for a unique Kansas City venue in which to hold your next function? Look no further than the 18th & Vine Historic Jazz District. Opened in 1997, the 72,000 square foot cultural facility includes the * American Jazz Museum * Horace M. Peterson III Visitor Center * Changing Gallery * The Blue Room jazz club, and the * Gem Theater. From: * intimate receptions * ceremonies and * presentations to full-scale * theater productions and * concerts, you’ll always have a memorable time at 18th & Vine!

Support the American Jazz Museum…. by simply booking your next special occasion here:


As a SHOPDiscover unique gifts…

When you purchase merchandise from the Swing Shop, you are directly funding future music and education programs at the American Jazz Museum. Our online store is live, so explore all the jazz-related merchandise we have to offer! Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: * AJM Exclusives * Books * Apparel * Gifts * Puzzles + Games * Kids, and * Music & DVDs.

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Be a DONORShow that you care…

Today, with renewed energy and support around the District, the American Jazz Museum is poised to achieve our vision to make the Museum and 18th & Vine a premier destination for tourism, entertainment, research, and education. We are creating a better understanding of the role of jazz in our city’s and nation’s history. Your support is essential to helping us accomplish our goals.


Your membership dollars are used to support programs at the American Jazz Museum. Thank you for helping us to preserve a musical tradition and celebrate the jazz legends who created it. You’ll always have a memorable time at 18th & Vine! Get a membership, give a membership! Join the American Jazz Museum now and gift a local musician access to unique programming, events, and musician-only opportunities! Memberships at specified levels are offered: * Single * Duo * Family * Kansas City Swing * Ragtime * Blues * Bebop * Big Band, and * Jazz Master.


Support all that we do at the American Jazz Museum with a monthly, annual, or one-time gift at an amount of your choosing. From live music to education, each dollar makes a difference!

Volunteer: Our amazing volunteers give their time and talent to make us more successful in all aspects of what we do.

Support the American Jazz Museum …by simply joining, donating, and volunteering here:

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1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

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