Signature Events bring MIM’s galleries to life through extraordinary cultural and celebratory experiences.
Signature Events bring the museum’s galleries to life by immersing guests in culture and community. These family-friendly weekend programs offer a variety of engaging activities such as live musical and dance performances, hands-on activities, curator talks, film screenings, workshops, storytelling, and more. MIM invites guests of all ages to celebrate the world’s diverse music and cultures, popular music genres, and iconic musicians through these exciting year-round events.
These one-of-a-kind events immerse guests in diverse music and cultures from around the globe. With each one focused on a different country or geographic region, guests experience live musical and dance performances, hands-on activities, and more!
Celebrate influential and inspiring artists who are known as icons of the musical world! Each program puts the spotlight on artists from MIM’s galleries, showcasing them through engaging activities such as film screenings, musical performances, and curator talks.
All Signature Events are included with paid museum admission and free for members.
EXPERIENCE THE ANDES
October 26 & 27
Discover South American music and culture with a Chilean dance workshop, curator talks, an Andean panpipe craft, and upbeat music and dance performances.
CONGO MASKS AND MUSIC: MASTERPIECES FROM CENTRAL AFRICA OPENING WEEKEND
November 8, 9 & 10
Step inside one of Africa’s most powerful and enduring art forms as we celebrate the opening of our newest special exhibition, Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa.
’TIS THE SEASON: HOLIDAYS AT MIM
December 14 & 15
MIM will transform into a musical “Winter Wonderland” with seasonal songs and musical traditions from around the world. Don’t miss this merry event to end the year.
CELEBRATE HIP HOP
January 18 & 19, 2020
Kick off the new year with musical performances, live-painted street art, break dancing, and more at MIM’s new event celebrating this popular genre.
Programming is subject to change.