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Experience Ireland is also occurring on Saturday, March 13.
Soak in the music and culture of the Emerald Isle with live outdoor performances, gallery talks, and other Irish-themed activities.
To support social distancing, we are limiting the number of guests at each activity. Visit Guest Service on the day of the event to check availability; participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Supported by Four Peaks Irish Arts and Phoenix Sister Cities Ennis Committee
9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
South El Río
Create your own beaded shamrock, one of Ireland’s most iconic symbols. Stop by and pick up a free craft kit to assemble at MIM or at home.
9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Have your picture taken with our hands-free photo booth and digitally share your pictures instantly! Tag us with #MIMphx for a chance to be featured on our social media.
Mini Gallery Talk: Irish Instruments
11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Explore iconic Irish instruments on display at MIM’s redesigned Ireland exhibit in this gallery talk with curator Richard Walter, PhD.
Irish Band Performance
11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Join Trotters Wake for a lively, acoustic mix of Irish pub songs, rebel songs, ballads, and traditional instrumental pieces in this 30-minute performance.
Traditional Irish Music Performance
11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (Sunday)
Experience a 30-minute performance of traditional Irish, Scottish, and American folk music with local band Stilicho.
Celtic Solo Performance
MIM Music Theater
Celebrate all things Celtic in this solo performance by violinist and vocalist Scott Jeffers of Traveler.
During MIM’s Experience Ireland event, save 20% on most items in-store and online, including a selection of Irish instruments, books about Irish culture, and CDs and LPs of Ireland’s legendary music.
Proceeds from your purchase benefit MIM and its programs.