The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®

Upcoming Events at MIM

  • Nov. 05 – Sep. 04
    Saturday – Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Dragons and Vines:
    Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

    $7 with paid museum admission;
    $10 for exhibition only

    Presenting an unparalleled combination of imagination and artistry in an exhibition featuring more than thirty instruments with incredible inlay by North America’s finest artists and luthiers. Only at MIM.

  • Jan. 20
    Friday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session will focus on Latin jazz and participants will make bongos.

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

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 02
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 04
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 08
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 09
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 11
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Canada

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends and Friends of MIM

    Be ready to honor Canadian culture and music as MIM celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday and Arizona’s Canada Week! Get a taste of Canada through musical performances, cultural talks, a Canadian-inspired café menu, and activities for all ages. Make sure to carve out time to stop by MIM’s Artist Gallery to check out our new Randy Bachman display.

  • Feb. 11
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 11
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on Tanzania and participants will make chisekeses.

  • Feb. 12
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Canada

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends and Friends of MIM

    Be ready to honor Canadian culture and music as MIM celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday and Arizona’s Canada Week! Get a taste of Canada through musical performances, cultural talks, a Canadian-inspired café menu, and activities for all ages. Make sure to carve out time to stop by MIM’s Artist Gallery to check out our new Randy Bachman display.

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

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 16
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 18
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

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

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 23
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 25
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends and Friends of MIM

    Celebrate Black History Month at MIM by commemorating the legendary Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Explore the lives of these influential jazz musicians through our Curator Talks, film screenings, trivia games, and other activities!

  • Feb. 25
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on African sounds.

  • Feb. 26
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends and Friends of MIM

    Celebrate Black History Month at MIM by commemorating the legendary Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Explore the lives of these influential jazz musicians through our Curator Talks, film screenings, trivia games, and other activities!

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

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 02
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 04
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 08
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 09
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 11
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends and Friends of MIM

    Make plans to experience Ireland at MIM’s sixth annual celebration of Irish music and culture. Enjoy music, crafts, Irish dancing, storytelling, and more; it’s a perfect way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!

  • Mar. 11
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 11
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: STEM + Music

    Free for educators

    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.

  • Mar. 11
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on Lithuania and participants will make puslines.

  • Mar. 12
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

    Included with paid museum admission; free for Circle of Friends and Friends of MIM

    Make plans to experience Ireland at MIM’s sixth annual celebration of Irish music and culture. Enjoy music, crafts, Irish dancing, storytelling, and more; it’s a perfect way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!

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

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 16
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 18
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

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

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 23
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Topher Keene. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Mar. 25
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    Classes are taught by Katie Palmer. 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. This session’s classes will focus on European sounds.

  • Apr. 08
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on Trinidad and Tobago and participants will make tamboo bamboos.

  • May 13
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on India and participants will make gopiyantras.

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

    Experience Polynesia

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

    Kick off the summer season at MIM with a celebration of Pacific Island music and culture!

  • May 21
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Polynesia

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

    Kick off the summer season at MIM with a celebration of Pacific Island music and culture!

  • Jun. 10
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on blues music and participants will make diddley bows.

  • Jul. 08
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on jazz music and participants will make kazoo and spoons.

  • Aug. 12
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on West Africa and participants will make talking drums.

  • Sep. 09
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on Brazil and participants will make berimbaus.

  • Oct. 14
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on Scandinavia and participants will make Sami frame drums.

  • Nov. 11
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on Thailand and participants will make ranat eks.

  • Dec. 09
    Saturday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    MIMkids Musical Adventures

    $12 each or 3 for $30

    Pick up your MIMkids Passport and embark on a musical journey with MIMkids Musical Adventures, an educational program designed for kids aged 6–10. This session focuses on blues and participants will make a cigar box guitar.