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Jazz Programs

The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 19th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—Brazilian Folk Jazz, Alternative Modern, Blues, Reggae, World Steam Punk, Afro Funk, African Fusion Jazz, Cuban Charanga, Django Guitar, New Orleans Jazz, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

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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.

Inclement Weather
Concerts may be canceled due to excessive heat or inclement weather.

Pavilion Café

For the convenience of concertgoers, the Pavilion Café remains open with a special menu of appetizers, entrées, and salads.

Jazz in the Garden Menu (PDF 32KB)


Jazz in the Garden (1:03 minutes)