Freeport Art Museum profiles history of piano, keyboard
FREEPORT, Ill.—The history of the piano and keyboard instruments will be featured in a “Sonata Coda” exhibit at Freeport Art Museum (FAM) April 2-30.
Museum visitors will have the opportunity to view 15 original pianos and keyboard instruments from 1790 to present day, seeing and hearing how both the instruments and the sound have changed over time.
Special tours of the exhibition, led by piano expert and historian Steve Misener, will be available Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for the general public, and at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. for school tours. Saturday tours are available at noon and 3 p.m. While general admission to the museum is free, tours are $10 per person and are by reservation only.
RSVP to FAM by phone at (815) 235-9755 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For groups of 20 or more, special pricing and packages are available.
FAM is at 121 N. Harlem Ave., Freeport, Ill., and is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m., Saturday.
From the March 30-April 5, 2011, issue
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