National Guitar Museum

New England News
6:34 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Touring Exhibit Explores History And Science Of The Guitar

The world's longest playable guitar is part of a touring exhibit on the history and science of the guitar at the Springfield Museums through April 21,2013
Credit Springfield Museums

A touring exhibition celebrating the world’s most recognizable and influential musical instrument, the guitar, opened today in Springfield Massachusetts.

The exhibit at the Springfield Museums is a mix of art, history, science and pop culture. It shows the evolution of  string instruments from the guitar’s early ancestors,  the first appearance of  the now familiar guitar curve shape in the 1400s ,and the best selling modern designs by American  guitar makers, Martin, Fender and Gibson. 

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