The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®

Upcoming Events at MIM

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 06
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 08
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 10
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • events-experiencefrance
    Jul. 11
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience France

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

    Join us for our fourth annual celebration of French music and culture! Enjoy live musical performances and hands-on activities, shop for French merchandise at the Museum Store, and indulge in a French-inspired menu in our café. Vive la France!

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 11
    Saturday 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 11
    Saturday 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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • CIMG6473
    Jul. 11
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 11
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • events-experiencefrance
    Jul. 12
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience France

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

    Join us for our fourth annual celebration of French music and culture! Enjoy live musical performances and hands-on activities, shop for French merchandise at the Museum Store, and indulge in a French-inspired menu in our café. Vive la France!

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 12
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 12
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 13
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 17
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-educator-preview-days-2015
    Jul. 18
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Educator Preview Days

    Free for pre-K through 12th-grade educators, administrators, principals, registered student teachers, and homeschool educators

    Educators are invited to learn more about MIM’s educational programs Preview Days. Relax with colleagues over light refreshments, enjoy live music, get a sneak peek at MIM’s newest school tour options, and more.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 18
    Saturday 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 18
    Saturday 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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • CIMG6473
    Jul. 18
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 18
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-educator-preview-days-2015
    Jul. 19
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Educator Preview Days

    Free for pre-K through 12th-grade educators, administrators, principals, registered student teachers, and homeschool educators

    Educators are invited to learn more about MIM’s educational programs Preview Days. Relax with colleagues over light refreshments, enjoy live music, get a sneak peek at MIM’s newest school tour options, and more.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 19
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 19
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 20
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 24
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-educator-preview-days-2015
    Jul. 25
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Educator Preview Days

    Free for pre-K through 12th-grade educators, administrators, principals, registered student teachers, and homeschool educators

    Educators are invited to learn more about MIM’s educational programs Preview Days. Relax with colleagues over light refreshments, enjoy live music, get a sneak peek at MIM’s newest school tour options, and more.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jul. 25
    Saturday 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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 25
    Saturday 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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • CIMG6473
    Jul. 25
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    Buy 3 for $30 or $12 each.

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

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 25
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • education-educator-preview-days-2015
    Jul. 26
    Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Educator Preview Days

    Free for pre-K through 12th-grade educators, administrators, principals, registered student teachers, and homeschool educators

    Educators are invited to learn more about MIM’s educational programs Preview Days. Relax with colleagues over light refreshments, enjoy live music, get a sneak peek at MIM’s newest school tour options, and more.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 26
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 26
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 27
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • educationpage-grouptours
    Jul. 31
    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. Tours are subject to museum guide availability.

  • experienceandes
    Aug. 01
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience the Andes

    Included with paid museum admission and free for members

    Experience the music and culture from this famous South American mountain range, which extends from north to south through Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.

  • experienceandes
    Aug. 02
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience the Andes

    Included with paid museum admission and free for members

    Experience the music and culture from this famous South American mountain range, which extends from north to south through Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 05
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 06
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 08
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 12
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 13
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • events-elvis
    Aug. 15
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icon: Elvis

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

    In honor of Elvis Week, join us for a celebration of the life of the “King of Rock and Roll.” Come and hear gallery talks near the Elvis Presley exhibit, participate in hands-on activities, view the classic film Jailhouse Rock on the big screen, and more!

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 15
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • events-elvis
    Aug. 16
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icon: Elvis

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

    In honor of Elvis Week, join us for a celebration of the life of the “King of Rock and Roll.” Come and hear gallery talks near the Elvis Presley exhibit, participate in hands-on activities, view the classic film Jailhouse Rock on the big screen, and more!

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 19
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 20
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 22
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-musicaladventures_africa
    Aug. 22
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    Buy 2 for $20 or $12 each.

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

  • gs2
    Aug. 22
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide

    $42 per person (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 26
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 27
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Aug. 29
    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. Designed for children and caregivers, each four-week session explores a new musical culture in engaging ways.

  • education-musicaladventures_africa
    Aug. 29
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    Buy 2 for $20 or $12 each.

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

  • gs2
    Aug. 29
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide

    $42 per person (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • events-experienceindia-12
    Sep. 05
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience India

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

    Join us for our third annual celebration of East Indian music and culture. See vibrant musical and dance performances, participate in hands-on activities and exhibit talks, and try henna body art.

  • gs2
    Sep. 05
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide

    $42 per person (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • events-experienceindia-12
    Sep. 06
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience India

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

    Join us for our third annual celebration of East Indian music and culture. See vibrant musical and dance performances, participate in hands-on activities and exhibit talks, and try henna body art.

  • gs2
    Sep. 12
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Be a Junior Museum Guide

    $42 per person (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors!

  • education-girlscouts-daisyandbrownieday
    Sep. 19
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Daisy and Brownie Day – Visit Latin America

    $13 per person; a ratio of 1 chaperone to 5 Girl Scouts is required

    Calling all Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts! Enjoy a special day at MIM full of music and activities—all designed just for the youngest Girl Scouts. The Visit Latin America program features a musical story time, photo booth, gallery tours led by Junior Girl Scouts,* fun hands-on craft activities, and lots of musical instruments to try. Don’t […]

  • education-juniormuseumguides
    Sep. 19
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    MIMkids Junior Museum Guides

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Students will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Junior Guides will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits. This session will focus on music and costumery.

  • education-juniormuseumguides
    Sep. 26
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    MIMkids Junior Museum Guides

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Students will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Junior Guides will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits. This session will focus on music and costumery.

  • events-experiencethealps
    Oct. 03
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience the Alps

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

    Make plans to experience Germany at MIM. Enjoy music, crafts, dancing, and more; it’s a perfect way to celebrate Oktoberfest!

  • education-juniormuseumguides
    Oct. 03
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    MIMkids Junior Museum Guides

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Students will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Junior Guides will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits. This session will focus on music and costumery.

  • events-experiencethealps
    Oct. 04
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience the Alps

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

    Make plans to experience Germany at MIM. Enjoy music, crafts, dancing, and more; it’s a perfect way to celebrate Oktoberfest!

  • events-lennon
    Oct. 10
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icon: John Lennon

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

    MIM will honor the life of the legendary John Lennon on the occasion of what would have been his 75th birthday. Enjoy a special day of activities and music celebrating Lennon’s legacy of peace and love.

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

    Professional Development Session for Educators: STEM + Music

    Free for educators

    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-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Oct. 10
    Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: Create a Global Classrom

    Free for educators

    Engage students in grades 3–12 through writing and discussion and empower them to use information from a variety of sources (primary and secondary) found in the museum’s collections.

  • education-juniormuseumguides
    Oct. 10
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    MIMkids Junior Museum Guides

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Students will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Junior Guides will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits. This session will focus on music and costumery.

  • education-familyweekend_musicindisguise
    Oct. 17
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Weekend: Music in Disguise

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

    Discover the what, why, and where of the outrageous, beautiful, and (sometimes) scary outfits at MIM―all through the instruments and music of the world!

  • education-familyweekend_musicindisguise
    Oct. 18
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Weekend: Music in Disguise

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

    Discover the what, why, and where of the outrageous, beautiful, and (sometimes) scary outfits at MIM―all through the instruments and music of the world!

  • Dec. 05
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Scandinavia

    Included with paid museum admission

    Make plans to experience Scandinavian music and culture at MIM! Join us for a celebration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Enjoy musical performances, traditional dances, a regionally inspired menu in the café, hands-on crafts, and much more.

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

    Experience Scandinavia

    Included with paid museum admission

    Make plans to experience Scandinavian music and culture at MIM! Join us for a celebration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. Enjoy musical performances, traditional dances, a regionally inspired menu in the café, hands-on crafts, and much more.

  • hearthemring
    Dec. 19
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Hear Them Ring

    Included with paid museum admission

    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring handbells, vibraphones, and more. Try your hand at gamelan and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds.

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

    Hear Them Ring

    Included with paid museum admission

    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring handbells, vibraphones, and more. Try your hand at gamelan and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds.

  • education-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Jan. 09
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: STEM + Music

    Free for educators

    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-professionaldevelopmentsession
    Mar. 12
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: Create a Global Classroom

    Free for educators

    Engage students in grades 3–12 through writing and discussion and empower them to use information from a variety of sources (primary and secondary) found in the museum’s collections.