Spotlight on Casio

September 10, 2016 - February 6, 2017
Trace Casio’s journey into the world of musical instruments from their first digital synthesizer in 1984 to the popular Privia keyboard.

Luthier Spotlight: Jim Harvey

March 21, 2016 - September 30, 2016
Share a look with us at the life and instruments of local luthier, Jim Harvey.

LOW: The Power & Beauty of Bass

November 5, 2015 - July 31, 2016
Welcome to the world of bass, low sounds and the low register instruments that make them.

The Sound of Sax

May 19, 2012 - January 31, 2013
Discover a powerful story about a powerful instrument. It's a story of how music is made—an endless cycle of innovation as ancient as music itself.

The Roots of Reeds

September 18, 2011 - March 31, 2012
Through exploration of roots of modern reed instruments, this exhibition retraces a few of the long and winding roads used to get us where we are today.

Guitar Nouveau

October 15, 2010 - January 31, 2011
A collection of one-of-a-kind instruments that are as acoustically captivating as they are visually appealing.

Art of the Stompbox

June 12, 2010 - September 30, 2010
A variety of historic effects pedals and examples of the most recent designer-manufactured and artist-decorated pedals.

ON! The Beginnings of the Electric Sound Generation

April 24, 2009 - March 31, 2011
ON! focuses on the period between 1900 and 1965 when innovators worked to harness electricity to produce sound in a variety electro-acoustic instruments.

The Magic & Mystery of Slide Guitar

October 11, 2008 - March 31, 2009
A showcase of the essence and emotion evoked by slide guitar and slide technique featuring instruments from across the globe.

The Ukulele & You

August 11, 2007 - July 31, 2008
Take an unprecedented look at this history of ukuleles and how they were manufactured on the U.S. mainland from the early 1900s to the present day.