Virtual Family Program: Guitars Rock!

Online Program

May 20, 2021 10:00am - 10:30am

Tune in, rock out and pick up fun new skills

Event Details

Get ready to rock with the Bullock Museum and discover our newest exhibit, GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World. We're going to explore the science and sounds behind the world's most iconic instrument. Then we'll build our very own guitars using recyclable materials you already have at home.

Gather the family to enjoy storytimes and demonstrations of hands-on activities for kids of all ages.

Program is FREE to the public.

Activity materials:

  • Make your own guitar guide
  • Cardboard box from home (shoe, cereal, tissue, snack, etc)
  • Paper towel roll
  • Crayon
  • Pencil
  • Sharpie or marker
  • Rubber bands, string or yarn for strings
  • Scissors
  • Tape- scotch, duct or masking
  • X-Acto Knife (optional, but very helpful)
  • Colored paper or wrapping paper (optional)
  • Glue Stick (optional)

Your Support Matters

Help us continue to share the story of Texas through free programs with a tax-deductible donation.

Enjoy discounts, exclusive programs, and free access to exhibitions year-round by becoming a member of the Bullock Museum.

About Family Programs

Family programs provide educational and engaging activities for young Texans and their caregivers. Events are designed to bring families together, spark conversations and provide opportunities for growth and development.

At the Bullock Museum, programs have been a place for the community to gather and celebrate culture, explore new ideas, and share experiences together. During the COVID-19 pandemic, programs still provide an opportunity to bring the community together, even if we are apart. Please join us through virtual programs and enjoy lessons, discussions and activities with your family, friends and neighbors who are also participating from home. 

Zoom Information

You will be prompted to download the Zoom application for mobile or desktop if it is not already installed. You do not need a Zoom account to join this livestream. You will be asked to register upon connecting to the webinar. Advanced registration is not required. 

For security and privacy purposes, attendees will not have video or audio capabilities. Questions will be moderated by Museum staff. Participants will not be allowed to send private messages or media in the livestream.

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World is a Touring Exhibition by The National GUITAR Museum.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

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