Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the instrument’s symbolism in American art from the early 19th century to the present day. Featuring 125 works of art as well as 35 exceptional instruments, the exhibition demonstrates that guitars figure prominently in the visual stories Americans tell about themselves. Entry is included with museum admission.

Image credit: Otto Hagel. Odetta, 1958, Gelatin silver print; 13 5/8 x 10 5/8 inches. Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Hansel Mieth/Otto Hagel Archive, Tucson, 98.117.66


August 11
10:00 am - 5:30 pm