The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.
To learn more about Jazz in the Garden concerts and performers, please call (202) 289-3360.
The Jazz in the Garden Series has ended for the season. Please see our current listing of concerts and other musical events at the Gallery.
Food and Beverages
Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the premises from outside and are subject to confiscation. Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden.
For the safety of visitors and works of art, access to the Sculpture Garden will be limited if the space becomes too crowded.
Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather.
Jazz in the Garden Menu
A special menu of appetizers, entrees, and salads is available inside the Pavilion Café, while an outdoor grill provides barbecue pork sandwiches, beef and chicken kabobs, and chicken sausages. A gelato cart is also conveniently located near the fountain. A variety of beverages—beer, wine, sangria, mixed drinks, and soda—is sold on-site. Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics.