’Tis the Season: Holidays at MIM - December 10, 2022

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Event Category: Events and Holiday EventEvent Tags: holiday event, Music, Musical Instrument Museum, and phoenix event

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    Ring in the holidays with MIM as we celebrate the merry melodies and seasonal traditions of global wintertime celebrations.

    Included with paid museum admission; free for members

    Programming supported in part by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona Commission on the Arts

    All activities are happening Saturday and Sunday unless noted otherwise.

    Holiday Craft: Tambourine
    9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    South El Río
    Make your own festive tambourine and play along with the day’s performances.

    Photo Booth
    9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    El Río
    Have your picture taken in our hands-free photo booth! Digitally share your pictures and tag us with #MIMphx for a chance to be featured on our social media.

    Performance: Arizona School for the Arts Guitar Students
    10:00 a.m.
    Main Courtyard
    Hear students from the Arizona School for the Arts perform holiday songs on their guitars.

    Gallery Mini-Tours
    11:00 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
    Upper El Río
    Follow Junior Museum Guides on a short, informative tour of MIM’s galleries with a special focus on holiday celebrations from around the world.

    Music-Making Workshop
    11:00 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
    Event Room 1
    Join Junior Museum Guides for a fun, family-friendly musical activity that teaches the djembe, congas, or bongos.

    Performance: We3
    12:30 p.m., Saturday
    Main Courtyard
    Listen to fantastic holiday music from renowned local jazz trio We3.

    Performance: Kwanzaa Storytelling
    12:30 p.m., Sunday
    Main Courtyard
    Join storyteller and musician Súle Greg Wilson in this participatory exploration of Kwanzaa traditions.

    Performance: Las Palomas del Norte Handbell Ensemble
    2:00 p.m.
    Main Courtyard
    Ring in the holidays with this handbell performance.

    Pop-Up Performance: Harp Holiday Music
    2:45 p.m.
    El Río
    Enjoy a short set of traditional holiday songs from harpist Jocelyn Obermeyer, bassist Kevin Wyman, and singer Michael McCall.

    Performance: Rural Street Klezmer Band
    3:15 p.m.
    Main Courtyard
    Get in the spirit for Hannukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, with this klezmer music performance.

    Programming is subject to change.

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