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October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand, local musician and educator, John Churchville will bring his world-renowned Sonic Workshop back to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. The Sonic Workshop was at the Hands-On Museum for the entire summer of 2018 and because of popular demand they are bringing it back!

Sonic workshop allows visitors of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (AAHOM) to explore and discover the many ways we shape, create, and play with sound. Aspects of the workshop include the Digital Musician’s Toolbox, and Interactive Sound and Music Exhibits.

This time around the workshop will feature the Loud Lab…an interactive instrument-creating-experience​ curated by local, nationally acclaimed author David Eric Nelson. Visitors can experience this unique and interactive exhibition on Saturday October 27th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. And Sunday October 28th from 12:00p.m-4:00p.m. This incredible exhibition is included with the price of admission to the museum.

About John Churchville and the Sonic Workshop:

John Churchville is a musician, educator, and producer out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. John has been performing and teaching music for over 25 years and continues to break new ground on both fronts. He has performed all over the world and is versed in many different styles of music. He currently leads Indian fusion group Sumkali and spent the last decade as a music director at Go Like The Wind Montessori School. “I have always been very connected to the Ann Arbor community,” said John. “The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum provides a unique venue to showcase the cutting edge of music and sound technologies.”

About David Eric Nelson and the Loud Lab:

David Erik Nelson is the award-winning science-fiction author of “Junkyard Jam Band: DIY Musical Instruments and Noisemakers.” His easy-to-make and fun-to-play musical instrument projects have been featured in MAKE, Performer and Guitar World magazines. Nelson will demonstrate how to make a variety of musical instruments with common household materials. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to discover how horns, drums and other noisemakers work and explore the science of sound. Even the simplest household items can be used to make beautiful music or strange sounds. Learn lots of ways to find the Good Noise in bits of wire, wood, plastic, electronics, and elsewhere. Amplify Slinkies and rubber bands, rock out on a single-string electric guitar, play with little homemade synthesizers, and more.

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum offers more than 250 interactive exhibits that spark the imagination of over 263,000 visitors every year. It also offers distance learning, outreach, field trips, and other programming designed to educate, enrich, and engage young minds. The Mission of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is to create moments of discovery that inspire curiosity, exploration and respect for STEM and the natural world. Our Vision is a world where curiosity today leads to more purposeful lives tomorrow.

Visit www.aahom.org or call 734.995.5439 for more information.


October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am
October 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm