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.

  • 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. 05
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 06
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 08
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Guitar Spotlight

    Included with paid museum admission; free for members

    Explore the wondrous world of guitars at MIM! In honor of International Guitar Month and our current special exhibition Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces, join us for an exciting celebration of guitars. Experience live music performances, hands-on activities, a look at how guitars are crafted, and more! Get up close with influential musicians, luthiers, students, and experts from the local Valley guitar scene as well as with premier national artists. And while you’re here, be sure to spend some time visiting the special exhibition!

  • Apr. 08
    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 Latin American 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 Haiti and participants will make a vaksen trumpet.

  • Apr. 12
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 13
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 15
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 19
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 20
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 21
    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 focuses on Haiti and participants will make a vaksen trumpet.

  • Apr. 22
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 26
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 27
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • Apr. 29
    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 Latin American sounds.

  • 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 19
    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 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 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Brazil

    Included with paid museum admission; free for members

    Let MIM immerse you in the sights and sounds of Brazilian culture and music. Experience vibrant musical performances, Brazilian dance workshops, and a Brazilian-inspired menu. Top off the day with shopping for Brazilian merchandise at the Museum Store.

  • 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.

  • Jun. 11
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Brazil

    Included with paid museum admission; free for members

    Let MIM immerse you in the sights and sounds of Brazilian culture and music. Experience vibrant musical performances, Brazilian dance workshops, and a Brazilian-inspired menu. Top off the day with shopping for Brazilian merchandise at the Museum Store.

  • Jun. 16
    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 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.

  • Jul. 21
    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 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.