See stunning instruments, hear moving stories, and more

While MIM’s galleries are closed, we hope to continue lifting spirits through music. There are many ways to continue engaging with MIM while exploring the world’s music and cultures, and we can’t wait to share more exciting stories with you. Follow @MIMphx on social media to:

Relive the magic of past performances

Experience the MIM Music Theater from home with uplifting concerts featuring musicians from around the world, including South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo (below), iconic Mexican American singer Lila Downs, and legendary Americana and blues duo Hot Tuna.

Make some music at home

Explore MIMkids resources for fun and educational music-making and instrument-building activities. Making and listening to music at a young age develops early literacy, physical, and social-emotional skills. Follow along with Katie Palmer, MIM’s curator of education, to the entertaining scarf activities that you can do at home with your little ones in the video below.

Dive deeper into MIM’s collection

Immerse yourself in the inspiring musical stories from throughout the museum’s galleries. Get an inside look at the imagination and craftsmanship behind some of the world’s most visually stunning inlaid guitars in the Telly Award-winning documentary series below from MIM’s 2016 special exhibition Dragons and Vines.

We want to hear from you!

We are in this together and want to hear how you are doing. You can email us at, send us a direct message on social, or comment on our posts with any questions or to share how music continues to inspire you.

Music matters—now more than ever

You can help MIM today by purchasing a gift card to use toward a future visit or concert tickets. You can also shop the Museum Store online or by calling 480.478.6002 for instruments, kids’ toys, and books to entertain and engage.