GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World Opens February 10
GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World is a touring exhibit produced by The National GUITAR Museum, which was founded to promote and preserve the legacy of the guitar and is the world’s first museum dedicated to the history, science, evolution and cultural impact of the guitar. It’s an engaging and educational hands-on experience that explores the science of sound. Learn about the development and design of the guitar and rock a little in the process.
Among the 70 featured guitars, visitors will encounter acoustic and electric guitars and guitars that are antique, historic and unusual. The world’s largest playable guitar, certified by the Guinness Book of Records, is a highlight of the exhibition. At more than 43-feet long, it commands center stage.
The Museum is also collaborating with the Fort Worth CVB and Hear Fort Worth, to present a look at the history of music in Fort Worth. Archival photographs and biographies on a timeline bring to life contributions of music icons from Bob Wills to Leon Bridges.
GUITAR is included with regular exhibit admission and will be on exhibit from February 10, 2018 through May 6, 2018. For more information, please click here.
“GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” is a Touring Exhibition of the National GUITAR Museum. GUITAR is sponsored by Fort Worth Weekly, American Airlines and WFAA. Additional support provided by the Fort Worth CVB and Hear Fort Worth.
The Museum was established in 1941 and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Anchored by its rich collections, the Museum is dedicated to lifelong learning. It engages guests through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. For more information, visit www.fortworthmuseum.org.