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 intangible objects related to the history and culture of sound. With a specific focus on portability, digital initiatives, and community engagement, we bring the culture of sound to the public one listener at a time.