COOS BAY -- Guitar maker Mark Tierney of Bandon will talk about the guitars he makes and play them at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at Coos Art Museum. After his presentation, Tierney will host a "playtime" with his instruments when guitarists can play them and talk with Tierney about them.
Tierney, a versatile guitar player and accomplished all-around woodworker, has been making guitars for years and has written for the magazine American Luthier. "Few things please me more than to see a guitar leave my shop to go into a musician's household, from where it will bring more music into the world," he wrote in a statement accompanying his guitar on display at the museum.
Presentations in the "Musical Instruments @ Coos Art Museum" exhibit continue through Feb. 13. For a full schedule, plus videos about Tierney and the other 9 instrument makers in the exhibit, visit http://www.coosart.org/musical-instruments-coos-art-museum/. Admission to the museum is $5 general, $2 for students and seniors and free to Coos Art Museum members.
The museum is at 235 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay. For more information, call Gail Elber, 541-808-1773.