The World’s Only Global Musical Instrument Museum ®

The Target Gallery complements the museum’s permanent collection with exciting and informative traveling shows, special engagements, and changing exhibitions. MIM is grateful to the Target Corporation for its generous contribution in making this gallery possible.

Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces

Open Now–Sep. 4, 2017
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.

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events-stradivariusStradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker
Jan.–Jun. 2016

beyondthebeatBeyond the Beat: Drums of the World
Nov. 2014–Oct. 2015


Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power
Oct. 2013–Apr. 2014

Portraits from the Golden Age of Jazz
Nov. 2012–Apr. 2013


SANZA: African Thumb Pianos from the Collections of F. & F. Boulanger-Bouhière, the Royal Museum of Central Africa, and MIM
Feb. 2012–Oct. 2012

American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music
Nov. 2010–May 2011