Public Events -- Illinois State Museum, Springfield
Brownbag Lectures: Mahasarakham Harmonicas: The Khaen mouth organ and other Thai musical instruments
- Location: ISM Research & Collections Center, Springfield
- Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Presented by Dr. Sharon Graf, University of Illinois Springfield
This presentation introduces Thai culture and musical instruments including the Khaen mouth organ of NE Thailand and the Saw Oo coconut fiddle of the classical orchestra. The talk will incorporate photos and video from a recent trip to Bangkok and Mahasarakham.
One of our Brownbag Lectures
Weekly lectures held at the Museum's Research and Collections Center. Lectures are usually held during lunchtime on Wednesday. The RCC is located at 1011 E. Ash Street in Springfield. Access to the building is from 10 ½ Street (between Ash and Laurel Streets), where there is ample visitor parking in the west parking lot. For more information, please call 217-785-0037. Brown Bag Lectures are free and open to the public.
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