Jazz Museum awarded $5 million foundation grant
As we kick off the Year of Music in Louisiana, Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and the New Orleans Jazz Museum announce a $5 million capital matching grant through the Herb Alpert Foundation. This grant will enable the museum to complete the Herb Alpert Foundation Education Wing, further modernize its state-of-the-art performance center, renovate the museum entrance and lobby, and enhance the landscaping on the Esplanade Avenue side of the building.
“We are grateful to the Herb Alpert Foundation for its generous support. The New Orleans Jazz Museum has positioned itself at the forefront of development in music education, cultural exchange and community outreach,” said Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser. “This expansion will mark a new chapter in our efforts to promote Louisiana culture to visitors from around the country and abroad during the Year of Music, our current Louisiana Office of Tourism campaign.”