Tis the Season: Holidays at MIM | Visit Mesa

Tis the Season: Holidays at MIM

Included with paid museum admission; free for members

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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  • Location: Musical Instrument Museum - MIM Music Theater
  • 4725 E. Mayo Blvd.
  • Phoenix, Arizona 85050
  • Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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