TRAVELING EXHIBIT - GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked The World - Ends Sunday, May 8

The science of sound

Encounter the history of the world’s popular musical instrument. Experience diverse genres of music and discover the science of pitch and tone. Find out how the selection of different materials and strings, fused with electromagnetism and amplification, create this elaborate device that has revolutionized music. Examine more than 100 historical artifacts, including nearly 60 guitars, that immerse you in the heart of music. Even play a Guinness Record-breaking 44-foot-long guitar!

Included with general museum admission. Free for members.

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World is a Touring Exhibition of The National GUITAR Museum.

Produce a string of memories with guitar and music-related special events all spring long! 

Be sure to visit our featured partner, The Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, and the exhibit The Electric Guitar - Wichita's Instrument.

Thank You Program and Venue Partners

Abode Venue
Kansas Bluegrass Association
Hartman Arena
Orpheum Theatre
School of Rock Wichita
Tallgrass Film Association
Wichita Blues Society
Wichita Guitar Society
Wichita Jazz Festival
The Cotillion
Wichita State University School of Music

Locally sponsored by:

Dan and Andrea McCarty

The Arts Council, Helen and Ed Healy, Barbara and David Rolph, Lee and Ron Starkel

Sharon and Alan Fearey, Lori and Dan Hamel

Hotel Sponsor:
Hotel at Waterwalk

Radio Sponsors:

T95 the Rock Station104.5 the Fox