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Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

A hub for dance, music and theatre where innovation meets cultural heritage. A museum of the human creativity. Opens in 2016.

The museum is closed for renovation
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Tuba (5 av 5)

A tuba is born

The tuba was invented to fill an open niche: a bass wind instrument was needed that could balance with the other higher pitched and powerful instruments of a wind band such as the trumpet. Producing a truly powerful tone in the low register demands either a lot of energy or clever design to maximize resonance. […]


The Ammoniaphone

“The most beneficent discovery the world has ever known.” Lying on a shelf in one of The Swedish Museum of Performing Art’s store rooms is a remarkable object. At a glance you could perhaps confuse it for a bicycle pump, or an odd looking flute, and would probably then walk on not giving it another […]

Scenkonstmuseet öppnar 2016. Idéskiss, foto/montage: Spacerabbit

The museum is renovating

The Stockholm Music and Theatre Museum has closed it’s doors for the last time on Sunday the 30th of March 2014. It is scheduled to reopen in early 2016, as Swedish Museum of Performing Arts, after a total make-over.