The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®

Upcoming Events at MIM

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    May 06
    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.

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    May 07
    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-drumbreak
    May 09
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Drum Break: Discover What’s Beyond the Beat

    Included with paid museum admission*

    Ignite your passion for drums! Join us as we delve deeper into the themes showcased in our exhibition Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    May 09
    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-drumbreak_kimber-lanning
    May 09
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

    Why We Need A Vibrant Local Music Culture: A Conversation with Kimber Lanning

    Included with paid museum admission

    Meet entrepreneur and champion of local culture Kimber Lanning (Local First Arizona, SilverPlatter, Stinkweeds) and join a vital community conversation as she reflects on Arizona’s music scene and the importance of supporting and participating in live music.

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    May 09

    Join Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and Ignacio “Nachito” Herrera for a dynamic exploration of the musical relationships and conversations possible between drum set and piano in Cuban music and jazz.

  • events-drumbreak_dr-sonja-branch
    May 09
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    Sabar Drumming Workshop with Dr. Sonja Branch

    Included with paid museum admission

    This hands-on demonstration and presentation will introduce guests to the history and rhythms of one of Senegal’s most exciting drumming traditions.

  • events-drumbreak_alex-maldonado
    May 09
    Saturday 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Native American Drum Demonstration with Alex Maldonado

    Included with paid museum admission

    Join father and son duo Alex and Nick Maldonado for a demonstration of various Native American and Aztec drums and a discussion of their construction and design.

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    May 09
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    Percussion and Memory: A Demonstration by Bruce Pulk

    Included with paid museum admission

    Join Bruce Pulk, principal timpanist of the Phoenix Symphony, as he talks about his role with B-Sharp Music Wellness: A W.O.N.D.E.R. Project for Alzheimer’s.

  • events-drumbreak_john-santos
    May 09
    Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    “La Tumbadora – Backbone of Salsa and Latin Jazz”: Clinic with John Santos

    Included with paid museum admission

    Join master percussionist John Santos for a demonstration of traditional and modern techniques and rhythms of the conga drum.

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    May 09
    Saturday 11:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Drumming Encounters

    Included with paid museum admission

    Explore the galleries and discover “live” drum exhibits alongside MIM’s permanent instrument collection.

  • events-drumbreak_tabla-and-harmonium-demo
    May 09
    Saturday 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Tabla and Harmonium Demonstration by Prafulla Athalye and Deepak Kulkarni

    Included with paid museum admission

    Learn about the tabla, one of India’s most ubiquitous instruments, from an internationally acclaimed artist.

  • events-drumbreak_dr-sonja-branch
    May 09
    Saturday 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

    Rapidfire Drum Dialogue

    Included with paid museum admission

    Watch and listen as four of the Valley’s best drummers show off their very best skills! Each musician will have just a few minutes to show off his or her expertise, and then all four will come together in a unique and exciting jam session.

  • events-drumbreak_doug-clifford
    May 09
    Saturday 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Revisiting Creedence Clearwater Revival with CCR’s Drummer Doug Clifford

    Included with paid museum admission

    Meet the drummer from Creedence Clearwater Revival and revisit rock history as Doug Clifford shares personal stories from this legendary band and his experience as a rock drummer for over fifty years.

  • events-drumbreak_dom-moio
    May 09
    Saturday 2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Jazz Drum Demonstration with Dom Moio

    Included with paid museum admission

    Join performer, teacher, and author Dom Moio as he showcases different essential techniques for playing jazz drum set.

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    May 09
    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-mothersday
    May 10
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Mother’s Day at MIM

    Take Mom on a trip around the world this Mother’s Day! Explore the galleries, treat her to lunch in Café Allegro, or shop for a special gift in the Museum Store.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    May 13
    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
    May 14
    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
    May 16
    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.

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    May 16
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts @ MIM: Daisy and Brownie Day – Visit Africa

    $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 Africa 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 […]

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    May 20
    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
    May 21
    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-experiencepolynesia
    May 23
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Polynesia

    Included with paid museum admission

    Kick off the summer at MIM with our second annual celebration of Pacific Island music and culture! Enjoy musical performances, dancing demonstrations, a Polynesian-inspired menu at Café Allegro, and even try your hand at a ukulele.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    May 23
    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-experiencepolynesia
    May 24
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Polynesia

    Included with paid museum admission

    Kick off the summer at MIM with our second annual celebration of Pacific Island music and culture! Enjoy musical performances, dancing demonstrations, a Polynesian-inspired menu at Café Allegro, and even try your hand at a ukulele.

  • education-summercamp-asia
    Jun. 01 – Jun. 05
    Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Summer Camp: Asia

    $250/week or $240/week when 2 or more weeks are paid in advance.

    Travel around the world during summer camp at MIM! Each culturally themed week will immerse campers aged 6–13 in music, world cultures, and hands-on activities.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jun. 03
    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
    Jun. 04
    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
    Jun. 06
    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.

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    Jun. 08 – Jun. 12
    Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Summer Camp: Africa

    $250/week or $240/week when 2 or more weeks are paid in advance.

    Travel around the world during summer camp at MIM! Each culturally themed week will immerse campers aged 6–13 in music, world cultures, and hands-on activities.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jun. 10
    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
    Jun. 11
    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-familyday_celebrateazfamilies
    Jun. 13
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Family Weekend: Celebrate AZ Families

    Included with paid museum admission*

    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.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jun. 13
    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.

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

    Family Weekend: Celebrate AZ Families

    Included with paid museum admission*

    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.

  • education-summercamp-latinamerica
    Jun. 15 – Jun. 19
    Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Summer Camp: Latin America

    $250/week or $240/week when 2 or more weeks are paid in advance.

    Travel around the world during summer camp at MIM! Each culturally themed week will immerse campers aged 6–13 in music, world cultures, and hands-on activities.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jun. 17
    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
    Jun. 18
    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
    Jun. 20
    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.

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    Jun. 21
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Family Drumming Workshop for Dads and Kids—and Moms, Too!

    Tickets: $12

    Come catch the rhythm and learn the basics of African, Latin, and pop-music hand drumming.

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    Jun. 21
    Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Family Drumming Workshop for Dads and Kids—and Moms, Too!

    Tickets: $12

    Come catch the rhythm and learn the basics of African, Latin, and pop-music hand drumming.

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    Jun. 21
    Sunday 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Family Drumming Workshop for Dads and Kids—and Moms, Too!

    Tickets: $12

    Come catch the rhythm and learn the basics of African, Latin, and pop-music hand drumming.

  • education-summercamp-usa
    Jun. 22 – Jun. 26
    Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Summer Camp: USA

    $250/week or $240/week when 2 or more weeks are paid in advance.

    Travel around the world during summer camp at MIM! Each culturally themed week will immerse campers aged 6–13 in music, world cultures, and hands-on activities.

  • education-mimkidsminimusicmakers
    Jun. 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. 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
    Jun. 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. 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.

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    Jun. 27
    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.

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

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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!

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    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.

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    Jul. 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.

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    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!

  • 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.

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    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.

  • educatorpreviewdays
    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.

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    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.

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    Jul. 18
    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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    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Jul. 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.

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    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.

  • events-experiencetheandes
    Aug. 01
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience the Andes

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

    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.

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

    Experience the Andes

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

    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.

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    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!

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    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!

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    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!

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    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!

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    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 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!

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    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 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!

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    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    Experience Germany

    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!

  • 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.

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

    Experience Germany

    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!

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.