Museum visitors are invited to hear and learn about a wide variety of musical instruments in the Museum’s encyclopedic collection, featuring talented performers from throughout the New England area and beyond.

These informal hour-long programs are free with Museum admission, but space is limited to 50 seats, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you would like to join our mailing list for notifications about upcoming programs, please contact musicalinstruments@mfa.org.


Events

E.g., November 16, 2018

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

Art in Tune
November 29, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

The Banjo in the Minstrel Era
December 3, 2018
11:00 am12:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

The Banjo in the Minstrel Era
December 5, 2018
6:00 pm7:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

The Resonator Guitar
January 7, 2019
11:00 am12:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

Highlights of the Keyboard Instrument Collection
February 4, 2019
11:00 am12:00 pm

Musical Instrument Demonstrations

The Keyed Bugle
February 6, 2019
6:00 pm7:00 pm