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Sound Season

Sound Season is a series of exhibitions and events, at the museum and online, exploring how sound fills our world, how it’s created, and how we can experiment and play with it.

Sound is all around us. It fills our world and has movement, shape and energy. It can bring us joy and help us better understand each other—all without ever being seen...

Throughout Sound Season, there’ll be exhibitions, events and activities to enjoy at the museum, on this website and across our social media channels. Join us to explore how sound is created, how it moves, how we hear it and how we can play with it.

Pictureville Cinema

Welcome to our Sound Season cinema screenings. To accompany our summer of sound at the museum, we’ve curated a season of films that speak to the many roles of sound in cinema. Some feature sound as the subject, some have famous soundtracks, some have groundbreaking sound effects—all are a treat for your ears.

We’ll be announcing more Sound Season events soon—sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear the latest news.

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