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Over the past decade the Great American Songbook Foundation has proudly offered free, educational exhibits in its gallery space located in Carmel, Indiana.


Please note: Due to the current surge in COVID-19 cases and growing health and safety concerns over the Omicron variant, the Songbook Exhibit Gallery is TEMPORARILY CLOSED for the safety of visitors and staff. In the meantime, please access The Soundtrack of the 20s/20s online or scroll down to explore our full collection of online exhibits. Check back regularly for updates, as we expect to re-open soon!


Upon returning to normal visiting hours, the Songbook Exhibit Gallery will welcome visitors Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm to explore our current exhibition, From the Jazz Age to Streaming: The Soundtrack of the 20s/20s. Admission is free. Learn more about visiting the Songbook Exhibit Gallery.


Online Exhibits

For Songbook lovers around the world, we invite you to explore our interactive online exhibits. Featuring historical images, artifacts, audio samples, and musical insights, our virtual exhibit offerings currently include The Soundtrack of the 20s/20sElla Sings the Songbook, The Unsinkable Meredith Willson, The Andrews Sisters: Queens of the Jukebox and more!


Collections Highlights

The Collections Highlight series features online mini-exhibits highlighting collections from the Songbook Library & Archives that are modest in size but significant in scope. Highlights include Steve Madrick who was the lead saxophonist for the Les Brown Band, and Holiday Treasures from The Andy Williams Show to Natalie Cole arrangements of "The Christmas Song." 


Traveling Exhibits

Bring a portable music exhibit into your classroom, library, office or community center with the Great American Songbook Foundation’s traveling exhibits


What exhibits are offered?

  • Of Thee I Sing: Politics on Stage
  • The Andrews Sisters: Queens of the Jukebox
  • Ella Sings the Songbook
  • The Unsinkable Meredith Willson
  • A Fine Romance