Signature Events bring the museum’s galleries to life by celebrating the world’s diverse music and cultures, popular music genres, and iconic musicians with exciting programs year-round. These family-friendly weekend events offer a variety of engaging activities, such as live musical and dance performances, curator talks, film screenings, workshops, storytelling, and more!

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


Members enjoy free admission to all Signature Events!

More Upcoming Signature Events

Experience Ireland

March 12 & 13, 2022
Soak in the music and culture of the Emerald Isle with live performances, an Irish-inspired lunch menu, and more family-friendly activities.

Celebrate Local

April 23 & 24, 2022
Arizona is home to a vibrant community of musicians and an impressive range of distinct musical styles. Join MIM as we celebrate local artists and the music they proudly represent.

Celebrate Music from Hawaii

May 14 & 15, 2022
E komo mai! Immerse yourself in the musical traditions of the Hawaiian Islands with live performances and educational workshops all weekend long.

Stay tuned for more details!

Programming is subject to change.

Experience Cultural Programs

Immerse yourself in diverse music and cultures from around the globe. Each event focuses on a different country or geographic region.

Musical Icon Programs

Commemorate influential and inspiring artists who are known as icons of the musical world and featured in MIM’s galleries.

Celebrate Programs

Discover something new about musical genres and experience how different traditions begin, become popular, and develop over time.