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. Explore unique displays that will enrich your musical journey while fostering an appreciation for music culture around the world. MIM is grateful to the Target Corporation for its generous contribution in making this gallery possible.


Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World
Opening November 2014
Details coming soon


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