The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum℠

Upcoming Events at MIM

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 23
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 23
    Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 24
    Monday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation 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

    4 for $40 or $12 each

    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 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation 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

    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
    Nov. 29
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Orientation 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.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 29
    Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 30
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Nov. 30
    Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 01
    Monday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 05
    Friday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation 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

    Make plans to experience Norwegian music and culture at MIM in honor of the bicentennial of Norway’s constitution.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 06
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 06
    Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation 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

    Make plans to experience Norwegian music and culture at MIM in honor of the bicentennial of Norway’s constitution.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 07
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 07
    Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 08
    Monday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • Dec. 10
    Wednesday 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

    A Conversation with Pedrito Martinez

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

    Don’t miss this unique and intimate artist encounter with percussionist Pedrito Martinez, joined in conversation by Dr. Daniel Piper, MIM curator for Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 12
    Friday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 13
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Orientation 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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 13
    Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 14
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 14
    Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 15
    Monday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 19
    Friday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • bells-of-paradise
    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 […]

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 20
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 20
    Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • bells-of-paradise
    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 […]

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 21
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 21
    Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 22
    Monday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 26
    Friday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 27
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 27
    Saturday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 28
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 28
    Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation Tour

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Dec. 29
    Monday 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

    Orientation 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-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 03
    Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 1‒4 | Family Center 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging […]

  • CIMG6473
    Jan. 03
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 3 for $30 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-familyday_newyearscelebration
    Jan. 04
    Sunday 10:00 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.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 14
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 0–18 months (9:30–10:00 a.m.) Children ages 18 months–3 years (10:15–10:50 a.m.) Children ages 3–5 years (11:00–11:45 a.m.) 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. Designed for […]

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 15
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 1–4 years 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways. Motor, […]

  • 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.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 21
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 0–18 months (9:30–10:00 a.m.) Children ages 18 months–3 years (10:15–10:50 a.m.) Children ages 3–5 years (11:00–11:45 a.m.) 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. Designed for […]

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 22
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 1–4 years 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways. Motor, […]

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

    Experience China

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

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 24
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 0–18 months (9:30–10:00 a.m.) Children ages 18m months–3 years (10:15–10:50 a.m.) Children ages 3–5 years (11:00–11:45 a.m.) 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. Designed for […]

  • CIMG6473
    Jan. 24
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 3 for $30 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.

  • china
    Jan. 25
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Experience China

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

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 28
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 0–18 months (9:30–10:00 a.m.) Children ages 18m months–3 years (10:15–10:50 a.m.) Children ages 3–5 years (11:00–11:45 a.m.) 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. Designed for […]

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 29
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 1–4 years 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways. Motor, […]

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jan. 31
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

    Children ages 0–18 months (9:30–10:00 a.m.) Children ages 18m months–3 years (10:15–10:50 a.m.) Children ages 3–5 years (11:00–11:45 a.m.) 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. Designed for […]

  • CIMG6473
    Jan. 31
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures Series

    Buy 3 for $30 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.

  • 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 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 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 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

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

  • education-familyday_stringbreak
    Mar. 21
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.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-familyday_stringbreak
    Mar. 22
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.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.

  • education-familyday_celebrateazfamilies
    Jun. 13
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Day: Celebrate AZ Families

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

    Kick off your summer fun as we honor the wonderful families throughout our state with a weekend of music, crafts, activities, tours, and of course, instruments. Family Day programs are sponsored by:

  • education-familyday_celebrateazfamilies
    Jun. 14
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Day: Celebrate AZ Families

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

    Kick off your summer fun as we honor the wonderful families throughout our state with a weekend of music, crafts, activities, tours, and of course, instruments. Family Day programs are sponsored by: