MiM Archives

The Legacy of Stradivarius comes to life at MIM

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Opening January 16, as part of its five-year anniversary celebration, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) will bring to Arizona Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker. Violins, an internationally beloved instrument, will be the star of this new exhibition, which showcases 10 exceptional historic and modern examples from the string family, including a 1728 Stradivarius violin… Read More →

The 101 Cultural Route offers music, architecture

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Now, you can experience your love of music and architecture at the same time as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West and the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) have jointly introduced a vibrant, one-day experience: The 101 Cultural Route. Architecture 101 You get the key to Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home when you tour Taliesin West. The 90-minute guided Insights Tour… Read More →

Stradivarius exhibition coming to MIM in January 2016

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

This January the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix celebrates the violin. The internationally beloved instrument will be the star of a new exhibition that showcases 10 exceptional historic and modern examples from the string family, including a 1728 Stradivarius violin on public display for the first time in the United States. Opening Jan. 16, 2016, “Stradivarius:… Read More →

Calico the Band will play Saturday at MIM

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What better way to treat your ears than with some California country music sung by three of the most amazing voices you’ll hear? Calico the Band will be playing the MIM MusicTheater in Phoenix on Saturday, June 6th. Calico the Band is Kirsten Proffit, Manda Mosher, and Aubrey Richmond. All are great and dedicated musicians, each with accomplished… Read More →

Run, rock and roll this weekend

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Every weekend brings a new lineup of rocking events around the Valley, and does this weekend rock. Lace up for an Arbor Day 5K, catch some live music and BBQ or prep some questions for a Q-and-A with Anderson Cooper in Phoenix. Arbor Day Run The Arbor Day 5K is in its fifth year. Proceeds… Read More →

Musical Instrument Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

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With a mission to collect, preserve and make accessible instruments from every country in the world, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is the world’s only global musical instrument museum. This month the museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a weeklong series of public events. During its relatively short existence, MIM has already made a… Read More →

Meet Market: More business leaders seeking atypical event solutions

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Competitors always seek an edge over an opponent. That’s especially true in business where corporate meetings and team-building events are taking competition to a whole new level. “We will do more than 1,000 corporate events this year,” says Scott Sanders, founder and president of Octane Raceway, which offers high-speed kart racing on an indoor-outdoor track… Read More →

Ryan Companies: "Building Lasting Relationships"

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For 75 years, Ryan Companies U.S., Inc. has been “building lasting relationships,” as the company motto proclaims. The Phoenix office, a year shy of celebrating two decades in Arizona, has made its own footprint on the state’s development landscape, building its own lasting relationships. Ryan opened shop in Phoenix in 1994 to coordinate the construction… Read More →

Experience France at the Musical Instrument Museum

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The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is celebrating French music and culture with a two-day event. Experience France takes place July 13-14 and features music, activities and a special menu in the museum café that will have visitors feeling like they left the country. Last year MIM had enormous success with their Bastille Day, which fueled… Read More →

Experience France at the Musical Instrument Museum

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by in Events | Lifestyle

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is celebrating French music and culture with a two-day event. Experience France takes place July 13-14 and features music, activities and a special menu in the museum café that will have visitors feeling like they left the country. Last year MIM had enormous success with their Bastille Day, which fueled… Read More →

On Our Radar: "Women Who Rock" Exhibition Coming to MIM This Fall

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Fans from Wanda Jackson to Taylor Swift (and every awesome female songstress, artist and rock star in between), take notice.   The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is bringing “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power” to Phoenix October 19, 2013 through April 20, 2014. Created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, this… Read More →

Summer Happenings at the MIM

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by in Play

Save the date (s)! Phoenix’s Musical Instrument Museum has quite a repertoire of special events this summer, including Teacher Appreciation Month in July and the Recycled Orchestra CONCERT in August! Head over to our calendar to see more. Educator Appreciation Month at MIM: Monday, July 1 – Wednesday, July 31 The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)… Read More →

MIM’s Recycled Orchestra Exhibit Highlights How Music Can Generate Hope

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by in Play

If you haven’t visited North Phoenix recently, this exhibit at the MIM may bring you to do so.  The Musical Instrument Museum has opened a Recycled Orchestra exhibit in its Latin America Gallery. Inspired by a remarkable youth group from Paraguay, the exhibit features eight of the ensemble’s innovative instruments made from trash, along with… Read More →

Executives look to broaden knowledge base

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by in Business News | Education

The economic downturn created new levels of pressure that businesses never experienced. Costs had to be contained. Operations had to be streamlined. The workforce had to be as lean and as efficient as possible. It created pressure and questions for employees, too, as they questioned whether or not they had the skill sets necessary to… Read More →