The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®

Upcoming Events at MIM

  • education-educatorappreciationmonth
    Jul. 01 – Jul. 31
    Friday – Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Educator Appreciation Month

    Free for educators

    Free Museum Admission for Educators July 1–31, 2016
    For pre K–12 educators, administrators, principals, registered student teachers, and homeschool educators with a school ID, fingerprint clearance card, or affidavit of intent

  • education-mmm-saturdays2
    Jul. 30
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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. 30
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Preview Day

    Free for educators

    Educators visit MIM to learn about its offerings for preschool- through 12th-grade groups! Enjoy a live musical performance highlighting MIM’s Artist Residency program, learn about school-tour options and MIM’s educator resources, find out about grant opportunities, and more!

  • education-mmm-wednesdays2
    Aug. 03
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 03
    Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Volunteer Information Session

    Curious about volunteering at MIM? Come to this information session and learn about how you can support the museum as a volunteer team member. You don’t need a musical background to join the team, just an active interest in music, learning, and providing a wonderful guest experience for people of all ages.

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    Aug. 04
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-saturdays
    Aug. 06
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 10
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 11
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 13
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icon: ElvisTM

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

    In honor of Elvis Week, join in on a fun Elvis trivia quiz, listen to a special curator talk, watch a film starring Elvis Presley, and participate in hands-on activities.

  • education-mmm-saturdays
    Aug. 13
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 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 will focus on African music and participants will make sanzas.

  • education-mmm-wednesdays2
    Aug. 17
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 18
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-saturdays
    Aug. 20
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 20
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $42 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

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    Aug. 24
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-compass
    Aug. 25
    Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Homeschool Day: Compass Guided Tour

    $8 per student, $8 per chaperone above the 1:5 ratio

    This exciting “trip around the world” highlights countries and musical cultures in all five of MIM’s major Geographic Galleries. Students explore diverse musical traditions, from an Indonesian gong workshop to a graffiti-laden hip-hop exhibit. Students learn ways that instruments have changed over time, as humans move around the globe and interact with each other.

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    Aug. 25
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Homeschool Day: Compass Guided Tour

    $8 per student, $8 per chaperone above the 1:5 ratio

    This exciting “trip around the world” highlights countries and musical cultures in all five of MIM’s major Geographic Galleries. Students explore diverse musical traditions, from an Indonesian gong workshop to a graffiti-laden hip-hop exhibit. Students learn ways that instruments have changed over time, as humans move around the globe and interact with each other.

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    Aug. 25
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-saturdays
    Aug. 27
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Aug. 27
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: Build Early Skills Through Music

    Free for educators

    Music is a powerful tool to be harnessed at any age. Early childhood (from birth through age 8) educators will learn how to engage students in observation, discussion, and play through music.

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    Aug. 27
    Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: Create a Global Classroom

    Free for educators

    Educators will learn new, interactive ways to bring culture into the classroom! 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.

  • GS JMG Asia gallery
    Aug. 27
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $42 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

  • education-museumguide
    Aug. 29

    Are you interested in learning more about MIM’s collections? Wouldn’t you love to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with others? MIM seeks passionate lifelong learners to be volunteer museum guides and provide guided tours for scheduled school, youth, and adult groups.

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    Aug. 31
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-thursdays
    Sep. 01
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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.

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

    Experience the Andes

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

    Experience music and culture from the longest mountain range in the world, which extends from north to south through Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Enjoy South American dance and musical performances, instrument demonstrations, and more!

  • education-mmm-saturdays2
    Sep. 03
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 03
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $42 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

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

    Experience the Andes

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

    Experience music and culture from the longest mountain range in the world, which extends from north to south through Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Enjoy South American dance and musical performances, instrument demonstrations, and more!

  • education-mmm-wednesdays
    Sep. 07
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-thursdays
    Sep. 08
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 10
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 10
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Music Makers: “Learning through Music” Workshop

    Free for VSAEYC members; $15 for nonmembers

    Music and movement are important parts of the early childhood classroom! Early childhood professionals are invited to join us at MIM for a lively workshop to hone skills in teaching with a musical approach for early literacy and social-emotional development.

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    Sep. 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 will focus on Latin America and participants will make panpipes.

  • GS JMG Asia gallery
    Sep. 10
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Girl Scouts: Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $42 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program for Arizona Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

  • education-mmm-wednesdays
    Sep. 14
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-thursdays
    Sep. 15
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 17
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 17
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Daisy/Brownie Day: Latin America

    $14 per person

    Enjoy a day at MIM full of music, instruments, and activities—all designed just for Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts. Girls can listen to a musical story, take an exclusive tour of Latin America, make a unique craft, and try out some special Latin American instruments. For program information, contact Cristi Pontius at 602.452.7105 or cpontius@girlscoutsaz.org

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    Sep. 21
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 22
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Sep. 24
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 05
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Homeschool Day: Discovery Semi-Guided Tour

    $8 per student, $8 per chaperone above the 1:5 ratio

    Students will work in small ‘Discovery’ teams, along with a MIM Museum Guide, to explore musical instruments and cultures from around the world in MIM’s five major Geographic Galleries.

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    Oct. 05
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 05
    Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Homeschool Day: Discovery Semi-Guided Tour

    $8 per student, $8 per chaperone above the 1:5 ratio

    Students will work in small ‘Discovery’ teams, along with a MIM Museum Guide, to explore musical instruments and cultures from around the world in MIM’s five major Geographic Galleries.

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    Oct. 06
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 08
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icon: John Lennon

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

    Join MIM for our second annual celebration of the life of the legendary John Lennon. Enjoy a special day of gallery talks, film screenings, and trivia commemorating Lennon’s legacy of peace and love.

  • education-mmm-saturdays
    Oct. 08
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 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 Europe and participants will make adufe frame drums.

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    Oct. 12
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 13
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-saturdays
    Oct. 15
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 15
    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.

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    Oct. 15
    Saturday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: Create a Global Classroom

    Free for educators

    Educators will learn new, interactive ways to bring culture into the classroom! 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.

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    Oct. 19
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 20
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 22
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 26
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 27
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-saturdays
    Oct. 29
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Oct. 29
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

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    Nov. 02
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 03
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 05
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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.

  • GS JMG Asia gallery
    Nov. 05
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

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    Nov. 09
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 10
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 12
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 12
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Girl Scout Day: STEM

    $14 per person

    Girl Scouts are invited to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers; tour MIM’s galleries; play some unusual instruments; try hands-on sound experiments; and hear the world’s largest bass instrument, the octobass. For program information, contact Cristi Pontius at 602.452.7105 or cpontius@girlscoutsaz.org

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    Nov. 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 will focus on Asia and participants will make spike lutes.

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    Nov. 12
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

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    Nov. 16
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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-mmm-thursdays
    Nov. 17
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 19
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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.

  • GS JMG Asia gallery
    Nov. 19
    Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Be a Junior Museum Guide!

    Tickets: $40 per session (four classes)

    Join our Junior Museum Guide program! Participants will learn about cultures from around the world, participate in music making, and discover the wide world of music. Girls will train to lead tours while exploring MIM’s unique galleries and exhibits.

  • education-mmm-wednesdays
    Nov. 23
    Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Nov. 26
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

    MIMkids Mini Music Makers

    $12 each or 4 for $40

    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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    Dec. 03
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Scandinavia

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

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

    Experience Scandinavia

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

    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. 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 will focus on jazz and American sounds and participants will make spoons, washboards, and harmonicas.

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    Dec. 17
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Hear Them Ring

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

    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring handbells, gongs, and more. Try your hand at gamelan and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds. The weekend will also highlight a special menu at Café Allegro, gifts for purchase in the Museum Store, face painting, and so much more.

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    Dec. 17
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Boy Scout Day

    $15 per person

    Earn a music merit badge at MIM! Using a special guide sheet, Boy Scouts can engage in five fun activities to satisfy badge requirements, including a live musical performance, making a musical craft, playing instruments, and other fun options. For registration, contact Isaac Garcia at Isaac.Garcia@scouting.org

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    Dec. 18
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Hear Them Ring

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

    Chimes and jingles will fill the halls at MIM as we celebrate instruments that ring! See performances featuring handbells, gongs, and more. Try your hand at gamelan and learn how these instruments make their unique sounds. The weekend will also highlight a special menu at Café Allegro, gifts for purchase in the Museum Store, face painting, and so much more.

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    Jan. 14
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Professional Development Session: Build Early Skills Through Music

    Free for educators

    Music is a powerful tool to be harnessed at any age. Early childhood (from birth through age 8) educators will learn how to engage students in observation, discussion, and play through music.

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    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.