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.

  • Feb. 22
    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 African sounds.

  • Feb. 23
    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 African sounds.

  • Feb. 25
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

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

    Celebrate Black History Month at MIM by commemorating the legendary Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Explore the lives of these influential jazz musicians through special presentations, film screenings, trivia games, and hands-on activities!

  • Feb. 25
    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 African sounds.

  • Feb. 26
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Musical Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

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

    Celebrate Black History Month at MIM by commemorating the legendary Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Explore the lives of these influential jazz musicians through special presentations, film screenings, trivia games, and hands-on activities!

  • Mar. 01
    Wednesday 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 European sounds.

  • Mar. 02
    Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.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.

  • Mar. 04
    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.

  • Mar. 08
    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 European sounds.

  • Mar. 09
    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 European sounds.

  • Mar. 11
    Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

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

    Make plans to experience Ireland at MIM’s sixth annual celebration of Irish music and culture. Enjoy music, crafts, Irish dancing, storytelling, and more; it’s a perfect way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!

  • Mar. 11
    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 European sounds.

  • 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.

  • Mar. 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 Lithuania and participants will make puslines.

  • Mar. 12
    Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Experience Ireland

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

    Make plans to experience Ireland at MIM’s sixth annual celebration of Irish music and culture. Enjoy music, crafts, Irish dancing, storytelling, and more; it’s a perfect way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!

  • Mar. 15
    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 European sounds.

  • Mar. 16
    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 European sounds.

  • Mar. 17
    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 Lithuania and participants will make puslines.

  • Mar. 18
    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.

  • Mar. 22
    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 European sounds.

  • Mar. 23
    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 European sounds.

  • 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 9:30 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. 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 Trinidad and Tobago and participants will make tamboo bamboos.

  • 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 Trinidad and Tobago and participants will make tamboo bamboos.

  • 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.