The Satchmo Center, named for African American Jazz legend Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong is located within the Embassy premises in Addis Ababa. Access requires a membership badge, which allows members to join programs or use the facilities at any time during operating hours. The Center offers spaces for informal gatherings, a variety of public programming opportunities, as well as information resources, including access to high quality academic databases. If you would like to become a member and enjoy all that the Satchmo Center has to offer, please complete the membership application at: https://et.usembassy.gov/education-culture/irc/satchmo-center-form.
Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa
P.O. Box 1014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Monday – Thursday: 09:00am – 16:30pm
Friday: 08:00am – 12:00pm
The Center is open through lunch and is closed on Ethiopian & American Holidays.