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The Artist Residency Program at MIM brings professional musicians to provide unique educational opportunities for elementary, middle-, and high-school groups. The two-hour experience includes an interactive theater performance and teacher-guided museum tour starting at 9:30 or 11:00 a.m.
Call MIM’s School and Group Tour Coordinator at 480.245.6919 or email grouptours@MIM.org to check availability and for reservations.
Space is limited; reservations are required. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Julia Chacón Flamenco Theatre
August 29 and 30, 2019
The Julia Chacón Flamenco Theatre demonstrates how Spanish culture and flamenco spread across the globe, influencing music throughout Latin America and beyond.
Tetra String Quartet
October 24 and 25, 2019
The Tetra String Quartet invites students to explore a world of styles and sounds. Their interactive program expands the boundaries of the classical string quartet.
December 5 and 6, 2019
In a performance combining video games and hip-hop music, students will learn about hip-hop’s elements, early inspirations, and cultural impact as well as how to identify parts of a rap song.
January 30 and 31, 2020
Through original arrangements of popular music, The Nash prepares students for Black History Month by exploring the personalities, places, and social contexts that are important to the history of jazz.
Arizona Opera: Opera 101
March 5 and 6, 2020
Arizona Opera presents an engaging crash course in the operatic arts to students of all ages. Opera 101 weaves together the tradition’s greatest musical moments in their original languages.
April 2 and 3, 2020
Best for Prekindergarten–2nd Grade
Childsplay, Arizona’s theater company for young audiences, presents an engaging and fun musical story time for prekindergarten–2nd grade students. Students will use their bodies, ears, and imaginations to demonstrate the elements of a story in a whole new way!
Kawambe-Omowale African Drum and Dance Theatre
May 7 and 8, 2020
Kawambe-Omowale African Drum and Dance Theatre takes students on a musical tour of West Africa—they’ll learn about the musical instruments, dances, clothing, and folklore shared during ceremonies and in everyday life.