The NMM's public programming is underwritten by the South Dakota Arts Council through the S. D. Department of Tourism and the National Endowment for the Arts, the USD Student Association, and the members of The Stradivari Society, a fund-raising initiative of the NMM's Board of Trustees.
All events are held in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall at the National Music Museum located on The University of South Dakota campus on the corner of Clark & Yale Streets.
The Shapes of Sound: Hearing with Your Eyes
June 13 - September 3, 2013
Arne B. Larson Concert Hall
Sometimes just for fun . . .
A celebration of ingenuity
Discover more than 40 unusual instruments in a special exhibition that explores some of the museum's Seuss-like holdings, as well as new and unusual musical instruments, instruments made from found objects, experimental musical instruments, and even some whimsical curiosities.
Exhibition design and development by Margaret Downie Banks, Senior Curator; Deborah Check Reeves, Curator of Education and Woodwinds; Ana Sofia Silva, Graduate Assistant; and Matt Zeller, Graduate Assistant.
June’s Free Friday Sponsor is First Dakota National Bank
The NMM is open daily except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
NMM Summer Hours:
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday through Wednesday
9:00 AM-8:00 PM Thursday and Friday
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Saturday
2:00 PM-5:00 PM Sunday