Drawn from The Sheldon’s Hartenberger World Music Collection, this exhibit features over 100 unique stringed instruments from around the world including Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia. Instruments from the United States include a rare double bass and violin made from matchsticks, a harpsichord owned by former St. Louis resident comedienne Phyllis Diller, a Gibson guitar signed by B.B. King, and a special edition KISS logo Gene Simmons “Axe” bass.
Gallery Talk: Tuesday, December 12 at 6 p.m.
Exhibit curator Dr. Aurelia Hartenberger takes participants on a journey through the history of stringed instruments. Admission free, but reservations are required. Contact Paula Lincoln at email@example.com or 314-533-9900 x37.