Mission Statement

Listening to Museums class
Museum of Portable Sound Director John Kannenberg using a painting at Tate Modern to help lead students in an exercise exploring the concept of phonomnesis during a class session of Listening to Museums.

Our Mission

The Museum of Portable Sound is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of sounds as objects of culture.

With particular focus on portability, nostalgia, digital materiality, community engagement, education, critique, and curiosity, we bring the culture of sound to the world – one listener at a time.