National Guitar Museum
No one knows exactly how the guitar came into being. There were so many variations of stringed instruments in Europe and the Middle East in the 15th and 16th centuries that it is impossible to determine which one was first adapted into what we know as the guitar … excerpt from the National Guitar Museum website. Read the entire article by visiting the National Guitar Museum website.
Our spotlight today for International Guitar Month is The National Guitar Museum. It’s another perfect fit!
“The guitar is the most enduring icon in American history, and is the world’s most popular instrument. The National GUITAR Museum is the world’s first museum dedicated to the history, cultural impact, and excitement of the guitar.
We celebrate everything about the guitar: the way it’s made, the way it’s played. This Museum is for the people who play the guitar, the people who make the guitar, and the people who love its music.
We are launching our Touring Exhibition called “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” this year. The first national stop on the tour is Orlando, Florida and it opens on June 11, 2011, and runs until September 2011.
At the completion of the tour, one U.S. city will be chosen to become the permanent home of the Museum.”