Discover the sounds of Syrian ouds1 min
Discover new ways of seeing music2 min
Listen to the music of the Water of Life2 min
Sway to the rhythm of Andalusian music1 min
Imagine the sounds of the Imaginary2 min
Craft the soundscape of daily life2 min
Journey into the pages of the Shahnameh1 min
Experience the animation of 'Disruption as Rapture"54 s
Step into a Mongolian Yurt1 min
Celebrate the polyphony of art, culture, and sound.2 min
Find a fugue painted with light2 min
Museums are often thought of as places that deal exclusively with objects, and we tend to forget that throughout human history the intangible arts—such as poetry, storytelling, music, and dance—have been valued as much if not more than material art forms.
Listening to Art—Seeing Music invites visitors on a journey of discovery that reveals the beautiful diversity and intellectual depth of intangible world art traditions in dialogue with material culture. Explore their organic interdependencies with poetry and music, and experience how the inherent power of their rhythmic soundscapes can paint images for the inner eye to behold. How does sound affect our visual perception and experience?
This interactive tour will help guide you through the experience, giving you the chance to collect poems, songs, behind-the-scenes goodies, and items to enable in your photos along the way!