The BME hosts several temporary exhibitions per year in addition to the permanent collection. From never-before-seen images of the Rolling Stones, to an exclusive peek into the world of Rihanna our exhibitions offer access to some of the best photography and memorabilia of iconic artists, past and present. They even do a bit for charity...
Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt to Work
Monday 18 November - Sunday 15 September
In celebration of the BBC Radio 6 Music's sixth 'Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day' presenter Steve Lamacq has allowed us to delve into his personal colleciton of band tees and the stories behind them. More...
Inspired by Sabbath
5 December – 17 December
This December we’re embracing the darkness and celebrating all things Sabbath. Ahead of their arena show on the 10th December we are hosting a pop up exhibition of limited edtition Black Sabbath inspired screen prints in partnership with The Flood Gallery. More...
You can also participate in the latest addition to our permanent collection, The People's Songs Gallery
The Museum has an active Public Programmes component that brings together industry insiders and musicians with museum attendees and members through regularly scheduled exhibit openings, masterclasses, clinics and gigs. Our Public Programmes are designed to complement the temporary and ongoing activities of the museum to deepen the musical appreciation experience for each visitor.
You can also check out some of our past events
We run a hugely successful series of educational workshops suitable for school children aged primary to 16+. From learning about immigration's influence on British music to advice on careers in the music industry, these engaging and fun workshops are a great way to supplement the curriculum.
Keep checking the website for announcements.
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