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
NMM Goes Electric!
A story of Electrified Strings
Special Exhibitions at the National Music Museum
COMING JAN 2023
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
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.