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Sinatra: An American Icon

As the official exhibit of the Frank Sinatra Centennial, Sinatra: An American Icon traces 100 years of Sinatra legacy, from Hoboken, N.J., through superstardom, chronicling the meteoric rise of his music career, his Hollywood success, personal life, and humanitarian work.

*Please note, Sinatra: An American Icon closes end of day on February 16, 2016.*

  • Second Floor, Special Exhibits Gallery
  • Oct 21, 2015 Through Feb 16, 2016
  • M-F: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    S-S: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

“Dad always said, ‘I’d like to pass along to people what I know and what I do.  With this exhibit, the Sinatra family proudly shares personal and professional insights into the life and times of Frank Sinatra.”

-Nancy Sinatra

On display through February 16, 2016, the exhibit features artifacts and experiences co-curated by the Sinatra family including:

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Numerous Awards

Including Sinatra's GRAMMY Award for Album Of The Year, 1965 (September Of My Years)

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Items of Sinatra's Clothing

Including his signature fedora and tuxedo

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Original Paintings by Sinatra

Plus a recreation of his personal art studio, complete with his own paints, brushes and easel, and several examples of his acrylic and watercolor paintings on display publicly for the first time ever

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Sinatra Family Artifacts

Revealing personal family photos, films, artifacts, behind-the-scenes studio images and more

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Archival Recordings

Archival video and audio recordings

Sinatra: An American Icon is curated by the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Sinatra Family, Frank Sinatra Enterprises, and the Frank Sinatra Collection, USC School of Cinematic Arts.  This traveling exhibition is made possible through the generous support of Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select.