Making Music Special Event
Making Music - the Science of Musical Instruments: Explore the Montshire made exhibition all about the art and science of making and playing musical instruments. All Day on the 2nd Floor.
Guest Musicians: stop by the exhibit to meet different instruments throughout the day.
11:00 Brass Horns
1:00 Acoustic Guitar
3:00 Hand Held Percussion
Building Instruments: experiment with sound as you make different instruments throughout the day at the Science Discovery Lab.
10:30 Xylophones - experiment with different materials, sizes, and mallets .
11:30 Rubber Band Instruments – play with pitch, tension, and thickness as you amp up your instrument.
12:30 Straw Oboes – make a miniature wind instrument as you explore vibrations.
1:30 Penny Harmonicas – make your own two cent pocket harmonica.
2:30 Water Music – get wet as you play with tuning forks, bottles, and goblets.
3:30 String Cup Guitars – test out different types of strings and cups as you make a single string guitar.
4:30 Percussion Balloons – experiment with different materials as you make your own balloon shaker.
Programming for the Making Music exhibition is made possible with support from Clyde Watson & Dennis Devlin.