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OUR MISSION

The GRAMMY Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY Awards, the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment.

ABOUT THE MUSEUM

The GRAMMY Museum is an exciting and interactive celebration of the power of music occupying a vibrant new space in downtown Los Angeles. Four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind visitor experience — engaging, educational, celebratory and inspirational.

  • Debuted December 2008 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the GRAMMY Awards
  • One-of-a-kind, 30,000 square foot museum with interactive, permanent and traveling exhibits
  • Four floors of dynamic and stimulating exhibit space
  • More than two dozen exhibits that explore great music, everything from rock and hip-hop to country, classical, Latin, R&B, and jazz
  • 200 seat state-of-the-art Clive Davis Theater
  • Rooftop Terrace – perfect for special programs and private events
  • Interesting and thought-provoking educational and public programs featuring films, lectures and performances

ABOUT AEG

AEG is the owner and operator of the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE’s physical property. As one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or is affiliated with a collection of companies, including over 100 of the world’s preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA), StubHub Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York), and The O2 arena and entertainment district (London, England). Developed by AEG, L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot/$3 billion downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Club Nokia, and the GRAMMY Museum. In addition to overseeing privately held management shares of the Los Angeles Lakers, assets of AEG Sports include franchises such as the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo and the Amgen Tour of California cycling stage race. Along with AEG Facilities, other global divisions include AEG Live, the world’s second largest concert promotion and touring companies comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions and AEG Global Partnerships, responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of sponsorships, naming rights and other strategic partnerships.

ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY

The Recording Academy owns the GRAMMY Museum trademark and its content within both GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE and GRAMMY Museum Mississippi. Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.