Museum of the Rockies next week is opening GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World. It is going to be very interesting and fun to see how it rocked the world.

You will explore the history of the world’s most recognized musical instrument. Experience diverse genres of music and discover the science of pitch and tone. Crossing over cultural boundaries, the guitar has made a significant impact on a wide variety of groups from gypsies to cowboys to teenage rebels.Not a fan of rock and roll? Don’t fret, GUITAR celebrates all music - from classical to heavy metal.

The guitar is the single most enduring icon in American history. This fully immersive exhibition explores all facets of the world’s most popular instrument, from its history as an instrument of popular culture over the past 400 hundred years to the science of creating sound with wood and steel.

Experience the science, sound, history, and cultural impact of the guitar in an exhibition that contains instruments ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative - along with hands-on interactives, models, touchscreens, performance video, audio, stunning images, and photographs.

Packed with STEAM-based elements, GUITAR  introduces visitors to concepts including electromagnetism, sound waves, frequency, decibel levels, mathematical scales, engineering design, and materials - along with amplification, memory skills, and performance.

Opening Saturday May 26 at the Museum of the Rockies make plans now to visit.

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