Jazz In The Garden Schedule - 2016

Friday Evenings May 27th through September 2nd, 5:00-8:30 p.m.

Jazz In The Garden at Pavilion Café in the National Gallery of Art features an eclectic mix of jazz is performed by top Washington-area artists. During jazz concerts, the Pavilion Café offers a special menu of creative American cuisine and refreshments, including a beer and wine menu.  To learn more about Jazz in the Garden concerts and performers, please call (202) 842-6941.

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May 27 - 19th Street Band

June 3 - Deanna Bogart

June 10 - George V Johnson Jr.

June 17 - Chaise Lounge

June 24 - Enter The Haggis

July 1 - Speakers of the House

July 8 - Chelsey Green and the Green Project

July 15 - Origem (Brazilian jazz)

July 22 - Incendio

July 29 - Eastern Standard Time

August 5 - Harold Summey

August 12 - Paul Carr

August 19 - Sin Miedo

August 26 - Moonshine Society

September 2 - Fred Hughes Trio


Interested in working Fridays for our "Jazz in the Garden" event? click here to apply

Cafe Hours

Labor Day to mid-November
Mon - Sat:  10 am - 4pm
Sun:             11 am - 5 pm

mid-November - mid-March
Mon - Thu:  10 am - 7pm
Fri - Sat:       10 am - 9pm
Sun:               11 am - 7 pm

mid-March - Memorial Day
Mon - Sat:   10 am - 4pm
Sun:              11 am - 5 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Mon-Thu:   10 am - 6pm
Fri:               10 am - 8:30 pm
Sat:              10 am - 6 pm
Sun:             11 am - 6 pm

Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1

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Food and Beverages
Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the premises from outside and are subject to confiscation. Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden.

For the safety of visitors and works of art, access to the Sculpture Garden will be limited if the space becomes too crowded.

Inclement Weather
Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather.