NEWARK, NJ — You may think of The GRAMMYs as an awards ceremony honoring the music industry, but did you also know that there are GRAMMY Museums located around the country, and one is right here in New Jersey?
The GRAMMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center, located in Newark, is the first GRAMMY Museum outpost on the East Coast. The 8,200 square-foot space features interactive experiences that recognize all steps in the process of making music—technology, musicianship, production, as well as the artists who’ve made lasting marks on American culture. Being in New Jersey, the Museum celebrates homegrown talent, from Frankie Valli to Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra to Count Basie. Their current special exhibit features the Garden State’s own Whitney Houston.
Visitors to the Newark GRAMMY Museum can try out Roland electronic musical instruments; take an interactive drum lesson with Max Weinberg;…