The next stop on an art-lover’s tour of Carlsbad is undoubtedly the Museum of Making Music. This stop is all about auditory masterpieces. The museum celebrates the rich history and impact of the music products industry, taking visitors on a journey through time and showcasing the instruments, products and gear that have shaped the way we make music.
From the moment you enter the Museum of Making Music, you will be transported to a bygone era where instruments take center stage. The core exhibitions explore the art of making instruments, the passion of those who provide them to musicians and the power of using them to create music. Exhibits showcase the impact of music on society and culture, giving visitors real life examples of how musical instruments become works of art, agents of social change and sources of comfort and connection.
The current exhibition, MIDI@40: Artistry • Inclusivity • Connectivity, is a must-see. From April 7, 2023 to August 31, 2023, guests can celebrate the transformative impact of MIDI since its release in 1983. The exhibition shows how MIDI has revolutionized performance, collaboration, teaching, and more, providing new avenues for artistic expression and inclusivity.