Making Music: Selected Exhibits

View select pieces from the popular exhibition Making Music: The Science of Musical Instruments. Making Music explores how musical instruments are created and how they’re played.

Explore these interactive exhibits, showcasing different musical instruments. Experiment with the sounds of a synthesizer. Create a dreamy melody with a Theremin. Slap pick, or strum a bass. Pluck or bow a cello.  

Investigate the relationship between key instrument design variations and the unique sounds that each produces. Making Music inspires creativity while exploring the science of musical instrument design.

First floor, on view through August, 2018