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May 20, 2017 - September 4, 2017

GUITAR:
The Instrument That Rocked the World

Berkshire Museum

39 South St., Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Berkshire Museum | (413) 443-7171 | Pittsfield

Photo courtesy Berkshire Museum

Strummed or picked, acoustic or electric, the guitar is the most popular instrument in the world. GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World covers the science, sound, and cultural impact of the guitar in a family friendly installation that contains more than 70 instruments, from the rare and antique to the popular and innovative, as well as performance videos, audio stations, hands-on interactives, models, touchscreens, and photographs. Play the world’s largest guitar, 43.5 feet long and 16 feet wide, certified by Guinness World Records!

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World is a touring exhibition of the National GUITAR Museum

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