America Savors Its Music During Jazz Appreciation Month

Each April, the United States celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), an opportunity to savor a major American contribution to world culture. Initiated by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, JAM aims to focus public attention on the music and the many talented composers, musicians and other contributors to the sound. For the enthusiast ...
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Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) Celebration

Each April, the United States celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), an opportunity to savor a major American contribution to world culture. Initiated by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, JAM aims to focus public attention on the music and the many talented composers, musicians and other contributors to the sound. For the enthusiast ...
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Secretary General, Michael Rockefeller and Ambassador King Dedicate League of Nations and UN Archives reading room to John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

We are here today to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the gift from John D. Rockefeller Jr. that created the UN library, to appropriately rename the reading room in his honor, to reflect on the generosity of the Rockefeller family and to accept another generous Rockefeller donation of a portrait of John D. Rockefeller Jr. ...
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US and Mexican Missions Partner for Film Screening

On May 10th, the U.S. and Mexican Missions partnered, in cooperation with the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF), to screen the Mexican film El Estudiante, written and directed by Mr. Roberto Girault, who was present at the screening and spoke and took questions following the film. The event highlighted the need for intellectual ...
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U.S. Mission Hosts Coffee Morning for UNWG

On May 8, the U.S. Mission hosted the May Coffee Morning for the UN Women’s Guild. Alicia Griffiths made introductions and Assistant Management Officer Trishita Maula presented a talk and slide show on the Art in the Embassies program, highlighting the purpose of the program as well as the specific art of American artists that ...
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