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Year Founded:
1974
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Christi Janssen, Executive Director
Main Address:
801 S. 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68108
Event:

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

Coming in the summer of 2020, explore the history of the world’s most recognized musical instrument in GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World. Experience diverse genres of music and discover the science of pitch and tone. Crossing over cultural boundaries, the guitar has made a significant impact on a wide variety of groups from gypsies to cowboys to teenage rebels.

See over 60 guitars and nearly 100 historical artifacts that immerse you in the heart of music. Experience the rush of the world’s most recognized musical instrument through the powerful lens of science. You, too, can play a Guinness Record-breaking 43.5 foot long guitar. Discover how the selection of different materials and strings, fused with electromagnetism and amplification, create an elaborate device that has revolutionized music.

Event Type: 

FRIENDraising

Where: 

801 S 10th St
Omaha, NE 68108
United States

When: 

Saturday, May 30, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, September 6, 2020 (All day)