NMM Goes Electric! interprets the history of electric stringed instruments through objects from the National Music Museum's permanent collections, including many that have never previously been highlighted! From the early 1900s to the digital era, join us on a journey through the history of electric guitars, violins, banjolines, and more.

Oct 1 - Dec 13, 2021

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NMM Goes Electric!

A story of Electrified Strings

Special Exhibitions at the National Music Museum

COMING JAN 2023

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AS GOOD AS GOLD

THE FIRST 50 YEARS

The National Music Museum is celebrating 50 years in the making with a special exhibit “As Good as Gold: The First 50 Years (1973–2023),” featuring some of the treasured instruments that shaped its world-renowned collections.

The Jason and Betsy Groves Special Exhibition Gallery

CLOSED FOR EXHIBIT INSTALLATION

NOTE: The NMM is currently open only for concerts and special events. Please see the EVENTS page for more info. 

 

Our Permanent Exhibitions and the Groves Gallery for Special Exhibitions are currently closed for construction and reinstallation. 

Mar 25 – Oct 25, 2022

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GAMELAN!

A WAY OF LIFE

“Learning about gamelan music is learning about life,” according to gamelan master Midiyanto. Celebrate the music and instruments of the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan and discover how gamelan is a reflection of Indonesian lessons, values and culture.