Celebrated jazz musician and composer Victor Goines will expand on key aesthetic and cultural themes of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s to explore the innovative and evolving forms of jazz during the decade. Goines will also perform original compositions inspired by objects in the exhibition.

Garden  Reception and Exhibition Viewing: 6:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7 p.m.


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The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s is made possible by the generous support of Madeleine K. Rudin and Grant S. Johnson in memory of Jack Rudin.


Additional major support is provided by Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee, Robert and Helen Appel, Helen and Edward Hintz, and The Secretary of the Smithsonian and the Smithsonian National Board. Funding is also provided by the August Heckscher Exhibition Fund, The Masinter Family Foundation, Shelby and Frederick Gans, Nion McEvoy, Marlene Nathan Meyerson Family Foundation, Ehrenkranz Fund, Esme Usdan Exhibition Endowment Fund, Siegelson, New York, Cooper Hewitt Master’s Program Fund, Karen and Joe Levine, and The Felicia Fund.