The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum℠

Upcoming Events at MIM

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Sep. 19
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

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    Sep. 20
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses.

  • Junior museum guide
    Sep. 20
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Daisy and Brownie Day @ MIM

    SOLD OUT

    Enjoy a day at MIM full of music, instruments, and activities—all designed just for the youngest Girl Scouts.

  • education-grouptour
    Sep. 20
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

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    Sep. 20
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • education-grouptour
    Sep. 21
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Sep. 22
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

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    Sep. 24
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. 

  • education-minimusicmakers3
    Sep. 25
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. 

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Sep. 26
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

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    Sep. 27
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses.

  • education-grouptour
    Sep. 27
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG5131
    Sep. 27
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • education-grouptour
    Sep. 28
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Sep. 29
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG5893
    Oct. 01
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Oct. 02
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • Waylon Jennings
    Oct. 03
    Friday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Guernsey’s Waylon Jennings Auction Preview

    Open to the public; museum admission may be purchased separately

    Guernsey’s will host an auction of memorable objects owned by country singer Waylon Jennings on October 5.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 03
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-minimusicmakers4
    Oct. 04
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • Waylon Jennings
    Oct. 04
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Guernsey’s Waylon Jennings Auction Preview

    Open to the public; museum admission may be purchased separately

    Guernsey’s will host an auction of memorable objects owned by country singer Waylon Jennings on October 5.

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 04
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • Girl Rising image
    Oct. 04

    Girl Rising forms part of a global campaign for girls’ education. The documentary seeks to change the way the world values girls and young women. Viewers are introduced to nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world who confront tremendous challenges and overcome impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Panel Discussion Moderated by Suzanne Fallender, […]

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    Oct. 04
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

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    Oct. 04
    Saturday 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Museum Encounter: Wu Man

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Join world-renowned virtuoso Wu Man for an up-close performance and get acquainted with the pipa, a profoundly expressive Chinese instrument with a history dating back two thousand years. Credited with introducing the pipa to audiences around the world, Wu Man has collaborated with such acclaimed musicians as David Zinman and Yo-Yo Ma. She is currently […]

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 05
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • Waylon Jennings
    Oct. 05
    Sunday 1:00 p.m.

    Guernsey’s Waylon Jennings Auction

    Open to the public; museum admission may be purchased separately

    Guernsey’s will host an auction of memorable objects owned by country singer Waylon Jennings.

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    Oct. 05
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 06
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-homeschooldays-2
    Oct. 07

    Join other homeschooling families for tours at MIM. Tours are offered at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

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    Oct. 08
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Oct. 09
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 10
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-minimusicmakers4
    Oct. 11
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • education-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Oct. 11
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    STEM + Music Professional Development Session for Educators

    SOLD OUT

    Educators can explore the properties of sound, how different materials used in the construction of musical instruments contribute to their sound, and how these themes can be incorporated into programs for students in grades 3–8.

  • Oct. 11
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

    Open to the public free of charge; museum admission may be purchased separately

    Classically trained singers between the ages of twenty and thirty, will perform selected arias with piano accompaniment and will be judged by a panel of opera directors including Gayletha Nichols,  executive  director of auditions at the Metropolitan Opera.  Winners chosen at this audition advance to the region finals in Los Angeles and receive a cash […]

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 11
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

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    Oct. 11
    Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Curator’s Choice: The Banjo Story

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Curator Cullen Strawn offers a glimpse into the colorful and sometimes surprising history of this iconic American instrument.

  • education-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Oct. 11

    Educators can explore the properties of sound, how different materials used in the construction of musical instruments contribute to their sound, and how these themes can be incorporated into programs for students in grades 3–8.

  • CIMG7436
    Oct. 11
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • Girl Scout
    Oct. 11
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girls Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40.00 per session (four classes); registration ends September 22

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about musical cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of MIM. While exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits, girls will train to become Junior Museum Guides. Participants […]

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 12
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Oct. 12
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 13
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG5893
    Oct. 15
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Oct. 16
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 17
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • events-mimfest
    Oct. 18
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    MIMFest: Global Music Festival

    A two-day outdoor festival featuring extraordinary acts from around the world, exceptional entertainment, culture, and culinary delights.

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 18
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • events-mimfest
    Oct. 19
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    MIMFest: Global Music Festival

    A two-day outdoor festival featuring extraordinary acts from around the world, exceptional entertainment, culture, and culinary delights.

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 19
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 20
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG5893
    Oct. 22
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Oct. 23
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 24
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-minimusicmakers4
    Oct. 25
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 25
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG7436
    Oct. 25
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • Junior museum guide
    Oct. 25
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    $40 per session (4 classes)

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • Girl Scout
    Oct. 25
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girls Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40.00 per session (four classes); registration ends September 22

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about musical cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of MIM. While exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits, girls will train to become Junior Museum Guides. Participants […]

  • education-grouptour
    Oct. 26
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Oct. 26
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 27
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Oct. 29
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    9:30‒10:00 a.m. for children ages 0‒18 months 10:15‒10:50 a.m. for children ages 18 months‒3 years 11:00‒11:45 a.m. for children ages 3‒5 Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments. […]

  • mini music makers at MIM
    Oct. 30
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Oct. 31
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • india
    Nov. 01
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience India

    Join us for our second annual celebration of East Indian music and culture.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Nov. 01
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 01
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

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    Nov. 01
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • Junior museum guide
    Nov. 01
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    $40 per session (4 classes)

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • Girl Scout
    Nov. 01
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girls Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40.00 per session (four classes); registration ends September 22

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about musical cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of MIM. While exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits, girls will train to become Junior Museum Guides. Participants […]

  • india
    Nov. 02
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience India

    Join us for our second annual celebration of East Indian music and culture.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 02
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Nov. 02
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 03
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Nov. 05
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    9:30‒10:00 a.m. for children ages 0‒18 months 10:15‒10:50 a.m. for children ages 18 months‒3 years 11:00‒11:45 a.m. for children ages 3‒5 Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments. […]

  • mini music makers at MIM
    Nov. 06
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 07
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Nov. 08
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    9:30‒10:00 a.m. for children ages 0‒18 months 10:15‒10:50 a.m. for children ages 18 months‒3 years 11:00‒11:45 a.m. for children ages 3‒5 Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments. […]

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 08
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG6473
    Nov. 08
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • Junior museum guide
    Nov. 08
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    $40 per session (4 classes)

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • Girl Scout
    Nov. 08
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girls Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40.00 per session (four classes); registration ends September 22

    MIM is excited to announce new educational classes specifically designed for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about musical cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of MIM. While exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits, girls will train to become Junior Museum Guides. Participants […]

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 09
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Nov. 09
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 10
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • development-passportasia
    Nov. 13
    Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Passport to Asia

    Individual ticket sales will begin August 15, 2014

    Join us at MIM’s second annual benefit luncheon and be transported to Asia.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 14
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-familyday_beatit
    Nov. 15
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Day: Beat It!

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Experience drums from around the world, make a special drum from everyday materials, join in on a family drumming circle and celebrate the opening of Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World exhibition.

  • Nov. 15
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Drums of the World

    Tickets: $13 per person (includes entrance to Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World special exhibition)

    Calling all Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! MIM is inviting you for a fun, informative, and musical day at MIM featuring music and dance from the Kawambe-Omawale African Drum and Dance Theatre troupe.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 15
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-familyday_beatit
    Nov. 16
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Day: Beat It!

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Experience drums from around the world, make a special drum from everyday materials, join in on a family drumming circle and celebrate the opening of Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World exhibition.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 16
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Nov. 16
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 17
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Nov. 19
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    9:30‒10:00 a.m. for children ages 0‒18 months 10:15‒10:50 a.m. for children ages 18 months‒3 years 11:00‒11:45 a.m. for children ages 3‒5 Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments. […]

  • mini music makers at MIM
    Nov. 20
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 21
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Nov. 22
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 22
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • drumsoftheworld
    Nov. 22
    Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Curator’s Choice: Drumming Beyond the Beat

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Join MIM curator Daniel Piper for a talk and multimedia presentation exploring how drumming goes “beyond the beat,” and what might explain their special potency.

  • CIMG6473
    Nov. 22
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 23
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Nov. 23
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 24
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Nov. 26
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    9:30‒10:00 a.m. for children ages 0‒18 months 10:15‒10:50 a.m. for children ages 18 months‒3 years 11:00‒11:45 a.m. for children ages 3‒5 Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments. […]

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 28
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-minimusicmakers
    Nov. 29
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Introduce your child to the wide and wonderful world of music through MIM’s early childhood music and movement courses. Explore music from around the globe with your children while singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 29
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • CIMG6473
    Nov. 29
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 4 for $40 or $12 each.

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures Series, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10.

  • education-grouptour
    Nov. 30
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-artofmusic
    Nov. 30
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    The Art of Music: Drawing and Painting Classes

    Tickets: $115 per session (four classes); museum admission may be purchased separately.

    Art has been described as “visual music.” Now, you can let the instruments, music, and world culture of MIM inspire your creativity in this special class. Artist Roberta Kritzia will give personalized instruction in rendering techniques to help participants create still-life compositions using pencil and watercolor pastels

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 01
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 05
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • norway
    Dec. 06
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Norway

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 06
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • norway
    Dec. 07
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Norway

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 07
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 08
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 12
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 13
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • C4C 2013b
    Dec. 13
    Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Curator’s Choice: Bridging the Gap between Music Education and Ethnomusicology

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Learn about how MIM’s museum educator Katherine Palmer bridges the gap between music/museum education and ethnomusicology in this informative talk

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 14
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 15
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 19
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • Dec. 20
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Hear Them Ring

    Tickets: Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors.

    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring hand bells, steel pans, and marimbas, try your hand at gamelan, and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds. The weekend will also feature a special menu in Café Allegro, gifts for purchase in the Museum […]

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 20
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • Dec. 21
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Hear Them Ring

    Tickets: Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors.

    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring hand bells, steel pans, and marimbas, try your hand at gamelan, and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds. The weekend will also feature a special menu in Café Allegro, gifts for purchase in the Museum […]

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 21
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 22
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 26
    Friday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 27
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-grouptour
    Dec. 28
    Sunday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 29
    Monday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Drop-In Tour

    See, hear, and travel the world at MIM, along with a museum guide on our public tour.

  • education-familyday_newyearscelebration
    Jan. 03
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Day: New Year’s Celebration

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Start off 2015 with a bang by enjoying the vibrant sights and sounds of MIM!

  • education-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Jan. 10

    Educators can explore the properties of sound, how different materials used in the construction of musical instruments contribute to their sound, and how these themes can be incorporated into programs for students in grades 3–8.

  • Jan. 17
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Drums of the World

    Tickets: $13 per person (includes entrance to Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World special exhibition)

    Calling all Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! MIM is inviting you for a fun, informative, and musical day at MIM featuring music and dance from the Kawambe-Omawale African Drum and Dance Theatre troupe.

  • china
    Jan. 24
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience China

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • china
    Jan. 25
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience China

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • carnival
    Feb. 07
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Carnival

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • carnival
    Feb. 08
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Carnival

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • education-homeschooldays-2
    Mar. 11

    Join other homeschooling families for tours at MIM. Tours are offered at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

  • ireland
    Mar. 14
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • education-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Mar. 14

    Educators can explore the properties of sound, how different materials used in the construction of musical instruments contribute to their sound, and how these themes can be incorporated into programs for students in grades 3–8.

  • ireland
    Mar. 15
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

    Save the date. Watch for details about this upcoming event.

  • education-familyday_stringbreak
    Mar. 21
    Saturday 12:00 a.m.

    Family Day: String Break

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends donors

    Join MIM for “String Break” and have fun with instruments from around the world, musical crafts, local string musicians, and “science of sound” activities – all with the theme of “string.”

  • education-homeschooldays-2
    Apr. 17

    Join other homeschooling families for tours at MIM. Tours are offered at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.