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Great American Songbook Foundation

Songbook Archives Day Open House

The Palladium // Thursday, Jun 9, 11am ET

Songbook Archives Day Open House

THU JUNE 9 from 11 am - 4 pm



The Great American Songbook Foundation and its Songbook Library & Archives team will be joining the international archives community in celebrating International Archives Day on June 9 – and you’re invited! 


Our Archives staff will be onsite at The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, with special presentations and activities scheduled throughout the day. Please complete this free registration to receive location and program details in advance!


Hourly presentations will include:

  • 11:30 a.m.: “What Does an Archive Actually Do?” – Emily Rapoza, Director of Library & Archives
  • 12:30 p.m.: “What Happens Without an Archive?” – Emily Rapoza, Director of Library & Archives
  • 1:30 p.m.: “All About Arrangements” – Anna LoPrete, Music Librarian
  • 2:30 p.m.: “How to Use an Archive” – Emily Rapoza, Director of Library & Archives
  • 3:30 p.m.: “Mini-Concert from the Collections” – A special preview performance by Olivia Broadwater and other members of the cast of the upcoming local production I’ll Be Seeing You: Love Stories of World War II, premiering June 11 at the Palladium.


*Presentation schedule subject to change; registered guests will receive a final program details the week of the event.


Directions & Parking: All walk-up visitors will be encouraged to enter The Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Carter Green, Carmel, through the East Lobby entrance, which faces the monon trail and Hotel Carmichael/City Center area. Access a map of the campus and parking information.


For more specific arrival and location details, registration is highly encouraged.


Make an impact: We are thrilled to offer this program free to the public. Please consider supporting future programs like this by texting “SONGBOOK” (all caps, one word) to 91999 or visiting Click here to donate now.