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Elvis Guitar On Display At Musical Instrument Museum

June 16, 2011 | Other

Elvis will be in the building this weekend at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona! The museum will welcome Elvis Presley’s guitar just in time for Father’s Day. Get a look at the iconic Martin D28 acoustic guitar, and learn about a new Elvis exhibit, during a special media preview on Thursday, June 16. As part of the new exhibit, museum conservators will work to restore this historic instrument.

The public can get their first glimpse of the guitar and watch the actual restoration taking place on Sunday, June 19 from 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Conservation Lab. The experience is free with museum admission.

The Elvis guitar restoration headlines an exciting lineup of Father’s Day activities that also includes:

• Elvis photo opportunity: Have Dad’s picture taken with a signature model Elvis guitar
• Kuniko Yamamoto: Magical Mask, Mime and Music of Japan concert for families
• Kuniko Yamamoto: Japanese Origami and Music workshop for kids
• Q&A with museum spokesperson
• $3 local Arizona beers at the MIM Café
• Apollonia dance organ will play an Elvis song 

Jerome wrote on June 16, 2011
If I had a reason to go there it would be for the $3 local Arizona beers at the MIM Café..
Ruthie wrote on June 20, 2011
Glad to learn this will be a permanent exhibit. Therefore, can't wait to return to Phoenix & to see this exhibit. The 3.00 beers won't be necessary. I have my own favorite spot with my favorite margaritas!