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Stax Museum presents new exhibit “SOLID GOLD SOUL: The Best of the Rest from the Stax Museum” featuring never-before-shown artifacts from its vast archives

Since opening in May 2003, the Stax Museum’s permanent galleries have showcased approximately 3,000 fascinating and unique artifacts. However, the museum’s collections archives boast thousands more objects, including never-before-displayed stage costumes, recording equipment, musical instruments, photographs, documents, vinyl records, eight-track tapes, and other items of memorabilia. For “SOLID GOLD SOUL: The Best of the Rest from

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Stax Museum receives donation of more than 35,000 rare records and related memorabilia that tell the story of Chicago Soul from lesser-known artists of the 1960s

Collection from internationally known collector, archivist, and historian Bob Abrahamian. The Stax Museum of American Soul Music has acquired one of the world’s most prestigious and storied collections of soul music records comprised mainly of rare records by lesser-known artists from Chicago’s culturally rich South Side community from the 1960s and 1970s. The collection is

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Stax Museum now open regular hours with COVID safety measures in place

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is now open during normal operating hours. Hours of operation are Tuesday-Sunday, 10-5, closed Mondays. Strict safety protocols remain in place, including mandatory masks for all employees and guests, acrylic shields at our front desk, social distancing signage and seating in our theater, regular cleanings daily, cashless transactions

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