Gateway to the Blues

PROJECT: The Gateway to the Blues Museum and Visitor Center is located on Highway 61 in Tunica County. The 3,500 square foot museum features the following galleries:

  • What Is Blues Music
  • Why Here? (Mississippi Delta)
  • Evolution of Style and Form
  • Mississippi Bluesmen
  • Evolution of the Guitar
  • Blues Lyric Interactive

The project was funded in part by a grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) with additional funding provided by the local county government.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Freelance architect tasked with developing schematic design, design development, and construction drawings for each gallery, coordinated efforts with project team and subcontractors, managed budget and schedule for galleries.

PROJECT TEAM: Allen & Hoshall  |  Design500