The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®


The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches the world by collecting, preserving, and making accessible a wide variety of musical instruments and performance videos from every country in the world.  MIM offers guests a welcoming and fun experience, incomparable interactive technology, dynamic programming, and exceptional musical performances.  MIM also fosters appreciation of diverse cultures around the globe by showing that we all innovate, adapt, and learn from each other to create music—the language of the soul.



April A. Salomon
Executive Director

Manuel Jordán, PhD
Deputy Director and Chief Curator

Rhonda C. Boyle
CFO and Director of Operations

Karen L. Farugia
Director of Marketing

Debbie A. Garnett
Director of Human Resources

Maureen M. O’Brien
Director of Institutional Advancement

Lowell F. Pickett
Artistic Director, MIM Music Theater


Robert J. Ulrich
Founder and Board Chairman, Musical Instrument Museum; Retired CEO and Chairman Emeritus, Target Corporation; Past Chairman, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

John D’Addario Jr.
President, D’Addario Foundation

Richard T. Burke
Chairman and Founder, United Health Group; General Partner, Rainy Partners

Gail J. Dorn
Board Secretary, Musical Instrument Museum
Business Management Consultant

Matthew P. Feeney
Chair, Snell & Wilmer

Marc L. Felix
International Expert on African Art

Michael R. Francis
Chief Global Brand Officer, DreamWorks Animation

Robert G. McMahon
Retired SVP, Property Development, Target Corporation

Gary R. Tobey
Board Vice President, Musical Instrument Museum; Chairman and CEO, Haworth Marketing and Media


Jeffrey S. Beyersdorfer
Senior Vice President, Treasurer, and Director of Investor Relations, Western Refining, Inc.

Lisa L. Daniels
Managing Partner, KPMG LLP in Arizona

David P. Falck
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and Arizona Public Service Company (APS)

Russell S. Goldstein, CFP®
Senior Vice President and Private Client Advisor

Jeanne L. Herberger, PhD
Trustee, Herberger Foundation

Ronald L. Jones
The Ron and Linda Jones Family Foundation

Kimberly A. Komando
Chair and Chief Financial Officer, WestStar Multimedia Entertainment, Inc.

Cheree L. McAlpine
Vice President and General Counsel for the Americas, Avnet, Inc.

Patricia L. Morris
Director, Business Development and Marketing Communications, Intel Corporation

James A. Pupillo
CIMA®, CIMC®, AIF®, Managing Director, and Partner, HighTower Advisors–Scottsdale


Manuel Jordán, PhD
Deputy Director and Chief Curator; Curator for Africa

Colin G. Pearson
Curator for Asia, Oceania, and Middle East

Daniel C. Piper, PhD
Curator for Latin America and the Caribbean

Kathleen R. Wiens, PhD
Curator for Europe