RIVERS OF RHYTHM PATHWAYS
THE EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC TRADITIONS
The Rivers of Rhythm corridor is the central spine of the museum experience, and features touch panel interactives and an animated timeline that links American history with American music history. Museum visitors will experience the early beginnings of American music with Southern religious and blues traditions to the most contemporary R&B and hip-hop musical forms. The corridor also features periodic immersive-film experiences that place the visitor in the midst of iconic music moments.