The Royal Winged Maiden Harp
Drop-In Lunchtime Tour
Tue 30 Apr 2019, 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Harp historian Nancy Hurrell uncovers the story behind the museum's exquisite golden harp by John Egan.
I Move and I watch and I Act and I Listen: A Sound and Light Installation
Wed 1 May 2019, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Join this free tour of the museum, which takes you around all three of the galleries.
Spencer Series: Duets on Historical Guitars
9.00am Thursday, 2 May - 5.00pm Thursday, 6 June 2019
This installation by Academy composer Geoffrey King invites visitors to take on the burden of 'otherness' and participate in generating new aesthetic experiences as they enter the exhibition.
Lecture: Geoffrey King
Thu 2 May 2019, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Fabricio Mattos and Vitor Noah bring to life the beauty and great range of technical possibilities of 19th-century duo music for guitar.
Musical Tour: Development of the Piano
Wed 8 May 2019, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Geoffrey King discusses his work and the creation of his temporary installation, 'I Move and I Watch and I Act and I Listen'.
Audio Description and Touch Tour
Tue 14 May 2019, 11.45am - 12.45pm
Honorary Research Fellow Dr Elena Vorotko gives a specialist guided tour of the museum's historic keyboard collection.
From Cremona to London: Specialist Curator Tour
Thu 16 May 2019, 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Discover some of the highlights of the museum's collections in this audio-described tour designed for blind and partially sighted visitors.
Dementia Action Week: Museum Tour
Mon 20 May 2019, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Barbara Meyer explores the secrets and wonders of the Academy's stringed instrument collection.
Children's Event: Sir Henry Wood and the Art of Conducting
Wed 22 May 2019, 12.30pm - 2.00pm
This specialist guided tour of the museum explores all three galleries.
Children's Tour: Development of the Piano
Tue 28 May 2019, 11.00am - 12.30pm
Join us this half term to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sir Henry Wood.
Drop-In Lunchtime Tour
Fri 31 May 2019, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Younger visitors aged 4 to 8 are invited for this special tour of the museum's historical keyboard collection, presented by Honorary Research Fellow Elena Vorotko.
Spencer Series: Chamber Music with Historical Guitars
Wed 5 Jun 2019, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Join this free tour of the museum, which takes you around all three galleries. Meet in the Ground Floor Gallery.
Ancestral Voices: The Music of Clara Schumann
Wed 12 Jun 2019, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
PhD student Fabricio Mattos explores some of the treasures of the Spencer Collection.
Hearing Gender: Offering a Model for Transness in Western Classical Music
Tue 18 Jun 2019, 11.45am - 12.45pm
Honorary Research Fellow Dr Elena Vorotko celebrates Clara Schumann's legacy in this his 200th anniversary year of her birth.
What a Song and Dance: Celebrating Musical Theatre
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 1.00pm - 1.45pm
This Pride month, Jam Orrell presents a talk about the place of transgender and gender non-conforming people, proposing a model to hear transgender identity in Western classical music.
Mon 8 Jul 2019, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Join our Museum Curator, Gabrielle Gale, for an insight into the current exhibition.