Established by composer Percy Grainger, the University of Melbourne’s Grainger Museum is the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia. It’s home to an fascinating array of art, photographs, costumes, music scores and instruments acquired by Percy Grainger, known as an icon of twentieth century Australian musical culture.
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Gate 13, Royal Parade
University of Melbourne, Parkville
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Instrument of Change: Visions of the Guitar in the Early Twentieth Century
This new exhibition explores the evolution of guitars, banjos, mandolins and ukuleles from the 1890s to the 1940s. Fretted instruments became popular during this time right across the world, from Spanish 12-string classical guitars to Hawaiian ukuleles. More...History Until Thursday August 31 2017