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April 2017

Artist Interview: A Conversation with David Byrne

April 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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This event is all ages. Space is limited. Seating for all Pop Con events including the Artist Interview is not guaranteed and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Ticket includes access to all Pop Conference events as well as four days of complimentary admission to MoPOP galleries, breakfast, and opening reception. Kick off Pop Conference 2017: Sign O’ the Times: Music and Politics with Artist Interview: A Conversation with David Byrne. This year’s conference theme is “Sign O’ the…

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TUF Takeover At MoPop

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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This event is all ages. The personal is political, and TUF exists as an act of resistance against the status quo in the artistic realm. The collective strives to make space for femme, non-binary, and trans individuals in a cis-male dominated world, advocating to give marginalized folks a voice as much as possible. TUF’s takeover at Pop Conference 2017: Sign O’ the Times: Music and Politics celebrates the creativity of its members with thoughtfully curated music from their talented DJs,…

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August 2017

The Residency Showcase

August 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

We invite you to join us for The Residency final performance, presented in partnership with Arts Corps, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and MoPOP. Hosted in MoPOP’s Sky Church, The Residency artists will take the stage to perform their original work produced during the three-week summer program. ABOUT THE RESIDENCY The Residency is designed exclusively for rising teen artists from the greater Seattle area who meet the King County low-income verification. Aiming to directly address the access barriers many underserved youth…

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The Mixer / August: Northwest Film Forum’s “Local Sightings”

August 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This month The Mixer welcomes Courtney Sheehan, Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum. Courtney is co-founder of multiple global film events including Cine Migratorio, a migration-themed film festival in Spain, as well as the Seventh Art Stand, a national film series centering those impacted by travel bans. As a journalist she covered international events including the world’s largest documentary festival. She will discuss NWFF’s Local Sightings-the only local festival dedicated to Pacific Northwest filmmaking­­­­­­­­- in celebration of the event’s 20th…

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September 2017

Campout Cinema: Velvet Goldmine – 21+

September 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+. Dir. Todd Haynes (1998, R, 118 min) A journalist discovers the untold history the of a reclusive rock star in the Campout Cinema screening of Velvet Goldmine (1998). When journalist Arthur Stuart begins to research Brian Slade, the ‘70s most outrageous glam rock star, he must navigate the many versions of the man to discover the truth behind the legend. Who was Brian Slade? What was his relationship with American rocker Curt Wild? And where is…

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Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2017

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Experience new technology, super crafty skills, and the latest in the DIY maker movement at the Seattle Mini Maker Faire. This family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness features more than 130 makers, artists, tinkerers and performers as they present their passion projects, share DIY skills, talk tech, and amaze with live performances and interactive experiences. Join the movement and get your hands dirty by trying out mind blowing projects through exhibits, hands-on activities, demonstrations, performances, and talks that blend…

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Campout Cinema: Pump Up the Volume – 21+

September 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+. Dir. Allan Moyle (1990, R, 102 min.) A teenage outcast starts a revolution in his sleepy Phoenix suburb with a pirate FM radio station in the Campout Cinema screening of Pump Up the Volume (1990). Mark Hunter is typical suburban teen by day, but by night he is “Hard Harry” a no-nonsense DJ who is not afraid to tell it like it is. When a peer commits suicide, Hunter refuses to back down, pushing his fellow…

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FASHIONABLY UNDEAD: Scared to Death Exhibit Launch Party

September 29, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+ Vampires, zombies, and a slasher or two may be waiting for you in MoPOP’s newest exhibition, Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film. Take a tour of the terrifying at the exhibit launch party; join a deadly dance party; and slay the stage in a costume contest with wicked prizes. Wander through the museum’s haunted halls, but don’t stray too far from your friends. You never know what lurks in the shadows. Up your chances…

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Campout Cinema: Evil Dead II – 21+

September 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+. Dir. Sam Raimi (1987, R, 84 min.) After a harrowing ordeal with flesh-possessing demons, the sole survivor must continue the fight for his life in the Campout Cinema screening of Evil Dead II (1987). Ash Williams {Bruce Campbell} may have survived the horrible onslaught of demons who possessed his girlfriend Linda, but it’s not over yet. As the terrifying creatures continue their campaign of terror, Ash and his new companions must fight everything from headless chainsaw…

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October 2017

MoPOP After Dark Happy Hour – 21+

October 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 31, 2017

Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Join MoPOP for a seriously spooky happy hour with exclusive after-hours access to select museum galleries including the newly launched Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film. Leave the hum drum behind and come explore the magical, eye-opening, and thrilling in MoPOP’s sci-fi, fantasy, and horror exhibitions. Get into the spirit of the season with creepy clips on Sky Church’s massive screen, and meet fellow fans at a pop-up bar with select beer, wine, and cocktails. Includes admission to…

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Campout Cinema: Interview with the Vampire – 21+

October 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+. Dir. Neil Jordan (1994, R, 123 min.) A vampire tells the story of his life from widowed plantation owner to murderous immortal in the Campout Cinema screening of Interview with the Vampire (1994). When Louis de Pointe du Lac is turned into a vampire by Lestat de Lioncourt, he quickly rejects the older vampire’s lust for killing. Their fight for dominance in an immortal war of wills takes them from 18th century New Orleans to Paris…

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Campout Cinema: The Dark Crystal – All Ages

October 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is all ages. Dir. Jim Henson, Frank Oz (1982, PG, 93 min.) The last of the Gelfings must journey to find the crystal shard that will create order and bring peace to his world in the Campout Cinema screening of The Dark Crystal (1982). A thousand years ago, a magic crystal on the planet Thra cracked, creating two races: the cruel Skeksis and the gentle Mystics. Jen is on a quest to restore the crystal before the three…

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The Art of Puppetry with Cheryl Henson

October 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is all ages. From Sesame Street and The Muppet Show to The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson's creative imagination and enthusiasm for new technologies expanded the art of puppetry. Join Cheryl Henson (The Jim Henson Foundation President, and Jim and Jane’s daughter) as she looks at her parent’s dedication to the art form through a discussion and showcase of their impressive body of work. ABOUT CHERYL HENSON Cheryl Henson is the President of The Jim Henson Foundation and a…

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Campout Cinema: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 Dream Warriors – 21+

October 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+. Dir. Chuck Russell (1987, R, 96 min.) A group of young people must defeat the infamous undead killer Freddy Krueger in the Campout Cinema screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987). When Kristen Parker is institutionalized after an encounter with Freddy Krueger, she must convince those around her that the threat to her life is real. With the help of Nancy Thompson, Kristen and her fellow patients must learn to harness their…

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November 2017

Campout Cinema: Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion – 21+

November 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is 21+. Dir. David Mirkin (1997, R, 92 min.) Two underachieving best friends decide to fool their former classmates into thinking they’re successful in the Campout Cinema screening of Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion. When besties Romy and Michele learn that their ten-year high school reunion is around the corner, they decide to create a clever lie to convince their classmates that they are accomplished business women. Can the blonde buddies pull off their scheme while battling…

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Campout Cinema: Wall-E

November 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

This event is all ages. Dir. Andrew Stanton (2008, G, 98 min.) The last robot on Earth finds himself on an adventure that could determine the future of human kind in the Campout Cinema screening of WALL•E. Trash collecting robot WALL-E spends his days cleaning up an abandoned Earth and his nights wishing for a friend—until an EVE probe shows up to scan the planet for signs of life. After showing her the lone plant he keeps in his dwelling,…

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Minecon Earth Party at MoPOP

November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

**Tickets on sale 10/20!** For the past few years, Minecraft has hosted super awesome MINECONs throughout the world. But this year, they’re switching it up with MINECON Earth: an interactive show—on the internet! MoPOP is getting into the action with our MINECON Earth Party, a full day devoted to Minecraft with build battles and challenges, the chance to meet Minecraft developers, and the MINECON Earth live stream on MoPOP’s epic Sky Church screen. Purchase an early access ticket* to get…

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Jimi Hendrix 75

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Join MoPOP and special guest Janie Hendrix, President & CEO of Experience Hendrix, LLC, for a day of special programs to celebrate his 75th birthday with rare documentary footage, oral histories, and films of some of his most memorable performances on our Sky Church and JBL theater screens. Several Hendrix artifacts will be on display, including the famous white Fender Stratocaster he played at Woodstock in 1969 and the beautiful kimono he wore on stage. Visit Wild Blue Angel: Hendrix…

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December 2017

Campout Cinema: Hook – All Ages

December 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

A fully-grown Peter Pan must save his children from the dastardly Captain Hook in the Campout Cinema screening of "Hook" (1991). When his children are kidnapped by a mysterious visitor in the night, it’s up to Peter Banning to rescue them from his magical childhood home of Neverland. There, with the help of Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys, he rediscovers his past life as the impish and adventurous Peter Pan. As his children slowly forget the world they knew, Peter…

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Campout Cinema: Batman Returns – 21+

December 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Batman must take on Catwoman, the Penguin, and the sinister Max Shreck in the Campout Cinema screening of "Batman Returns" (1992). When the corrupt business man Max Shreck and the Penguin join forces to take over Gotham City, billionaire Bruce Wayne must put on the cape and cowl once again to stop them as the Batman. Meanwhile, a mysterious feline fatale has crept into Batman’s territory with questionable intentions. Can Batman stop their many maniacal plans in time to save…

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February 2018

Campout Cinema: Basquiat – 21+

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

See the world through the eyes of an artist at the Campout Cinema screening of Basquiat (21+). Join us before the film for a Paint ‘n’ Sip—complete with paint pens, canvas, and booze—and create your own masterpiece to take home. A struggling artist with a unique eye, Jean Michel Basquiat’s world is turned upside down when he makes friends with New York’s pop art sensation Andy Warhol (David Bowie). While his work skyrockets to fame, the young artist battles an…

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Sound Off! Semifinals #1

February 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Make some noise for the leading all ages musicians in the Northwest at Sound Off! 2018. Sound Off! Semifinals #1 Dreadlight Jawzilla Maiah Wynne Strawberry Mountain MoPOP’s premier 21 and under battle of the bands supports the local music scene by giving artists of all backgrounds the opportunity to showcase original music on a large platform, connect with peers and industry professional, and take the next step in their music careers. The winning band from each semifinal will progress to…

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Through The Eyes of Art

February 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

What if all star athletes were playing for good? Join us in celebrating Black History Month and hear from some of the most prized winners on how they expanded their vision for activism beyond their sport. Panelists include: • Donald Watts, former University of Washington basketball player • Mario Bailey, former University of Washington wide receiver • Joey Thomas, former Green Bay Packer & current Garfield High School football head coach The fun doesn’t stop there! We’re also bringing in…

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Sound Off! Semifinals #2

February 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Make some noise for the leading all ages musicians in the Northwest at Sound Off! 2018. Sound Off! Semifinals #2 Micaiah Sawyer NËSTRÄ Sam Foster Step Dads MoPOP’s premier 21 and under battle of the bands supports the local music scene by giving artists of all backgrounds the opportunity to showcase original music on a large platform, connect with peers and industry professional, and take the next step in their music careers. The winning band from each semifinal will progress…

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After Dark Happy Hour: Mysterious Magic

February 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Leave the winter gloom behind and be swept away by the wild imaginations of two creators when they joined forces to create the classic "Labyrinth." Join us for a mysteriously magical happy hour with exclusive after-hours access to "Bowie by Mick Rock" and "The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited." Enjoy cocktails from the pop-up bar, mingle with fellow fans, spin with DJ Sirjuan, and celebrate some of the world’s most spectacular creators. Get your tickets now before these exhibits close!…

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Sound Off! Semifinals #3

February 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Make some noise for the leading all ages musicians in the Northwest at Sound Off! 2018. Sound Off! Semifinals #3 Beyond the Woods Claudine Magbag EyezOthelo Misundvrstood MoPOP’s premier 21 and under battle of the bands supports the local music scene by giving artists of all backgrounds the opportunity to showcase original music on a large platform, connect with peers and industry professional, and take the next step in their music careers. The winning band from each semifinal will progress…

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Campout Cinema: Hedwig and the Angry Inch – 21+

February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Join us for a Campout Cinema screening of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" with a special appearance by Hedwig herself! Get your own glam on before the screening with a rock 'n' roll hair do by Bang salon. East German rocker, Hedwig, travels across America with her band on a tour of musical reflection and self-discovery in the Campout Cinema screening of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001). Transgender rocker Hedwig has lived through a lot. Even through escaping Eastern…

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March 2018

Sound Off! Finals

March 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Make some noise for the leading all ages musicians in the Northwest at Sound Off! 2018. MoPOP’s premier 21 and under battle of the bands supports the local music scene by giving artists of all backgrounds the opportunity to showcase original music on a large platform, connect with peers and industry professional, and take the next step in their music careers. The winning band from each semifinal will progress to Finals on Saturday, March 3, broadcast live on KEXP’s Audioasis.

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Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses Reopening Party

March 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Celebrate the reopening of one of our most beloved exhibitions! With special guest Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselić. See more than 200 rare Nirvana artifacts, photographs, and oral histories in the exhibition’s new gallery. Sit in on a panel featuring Charles Peterson, Jack Endino, Bruce Pavitt, Kim Thayil, Gillian Gaar, and Steve Fisk, and stick around for sets from Dead Bars and Red Ribbon in The Lounge. #NirvanaReturns

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After Dark Happy Hour: Must-See (90s) TV

March 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Celebrate the return of '90s television with a happy hour dedicated to Rachel and Joey, Mulder and Scully, Buffy and Willow, and—of course—the Nanny. Visit museum galleries, play ‘90s TV trivia hosted by Geeks who Drink, and have a brew or two. Dress up as your favorite throwback character for the chance to win some, like, totally awesome prizes. Don't miss a happy hour so good it's, like, not even funny. » Costume contest 6:15pm » Trivia 6:30pm

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Campout Cinema: 12 Monkeys – 21+

March 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

A man must travel back through time to prevent the spread of a deadly virus in the Campout Cinema screening of "12 Monkeys." Prisoner James Cole (Bruce Willis) has been selected to go back in time 40 years to 1996 to help scientists develop a cure for the lethal virus that has wiped out the population. But things go sideways when he is accidently sent to the wrong year. Can Cole fix his travel woes, save humanity, and keep his…

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Pop+ Totally Rad! ’80s Museum Takeover

March 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

FREE with museum admission! Join us for a day devoted to the decade best known for its game-changing music, epic games and movies, and eye-crossing neon colors. PINBALL WIZARD » Play vintage arcade games from the Seattle Pinball Museum PLAYER ONE, ARE YOU READY? » Go on an epic scavenger hunt throughout the museum to find '80s treasures WHERE'S THE BEEF? » Stop into CULTURE KITCHEN by Wolfgang Puck for righteous snacks

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Campout Cinema: Dark City – 21+

March 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

In a world with no sunlight, one man must discover his true identity within a sinister, noir world in the Campout Cinema screening of "Dark City" (1998). After waking in a hotel bathroom, John Murdoch discovers that he is wanted for a string of grizzly murders. Can he piece together the past he’s forgotten and uncover the terrifying truth in time? Includes admission to "Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction" and "Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film."

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April 2018

Campout Cinema: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

April 5, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

See a '90s classic AND get access to a MoPOP gallery? Cowabunga, dude! THE FILM Four mutated turtles (who are also teenage ninjas) must save New York City from a sinister criminal threat in the Campout Cinema screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990). Tickets include admission to "Indie Game Revolution." This event is 21+

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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes Opening Party

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

The event is sold out! Check out our full weekend of Marvel events at MoPOP.org/marvelweekend Members see it first! Become a MoPOP member and get free admission on Member Preview Day on April 20! Celebrate the 10th anniversary of MARVEL’s Cinematic Universe at the world premiere of this epic exhibition. » Walk the red carpet with Marvel characters » Live entertainment » Celebrity DJ » Photo ops, interactives, and more Buy your tickets online today and save!

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June 2018

Pop+ Pride

June 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Celebrate pride with FREE access to Sky Church all day, LGBTQ music videos, and a post-parade dance party! DANCE PARTY Make your way to Sky Church after the parade for a DJ dance party from 3:00pm–5:00pm. LGBTQ MUSIC SPOTLIGHT Watch music videos by artists in the LGBTQ community all day on our massive Sky Church screen. Learn more at MoPOP.org/pride https://www.facebook.com/events/2051731501755606/

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August 2018

Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2018

August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Seattle Mini Maker Faire is the greatest show (and tell) on earth! Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is a gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. You won't want to miss it! https://www.facebook.com/events/215651449157117/

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Pop+ Wings, Wands, and Wizards

August 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Join us for a magical day of fantasy-themed fun--free with museum admission! - Kids costume contest - Fairy crown making with Emerald City Comic Con - Wand making - Juggling show with the amazing Randi Richards - Fantasy-themed gallery guides and museum challenges https://www.facebook.com/events/1073565896139431/

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October 2018

Cornell: An Everlasting Tribute to Seattle’s Son

October 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Celebrate Seattle’s son, music icon and late Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Chris Cornell with the public unveiling of a commemorative statue commissioned by the late musician’s wife, Vicky Cornell. Following the unveiling, footage of a special Soundgarden performance at The Wiltern, captured by the Artist Den, will be screened inside MoPOP’s Sky Church. Screening tickets are SOLD OUT, but the you can still participate in the public unveiling. https://www.facebook.com/events/545031215933695/

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Fashionably Undead VIII

October 20, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Party 'til you drop . . . dead. There’s a killer on the loose. He’s stalking the museum halls. Welcome to the most horrifying party of your life. At Fashionably Undead, you’ll experience a terrifying night of DJs, drinks, and dangerous fashion. Take part in a costume contest and win killer prizes. Explore the museum’s most haunted spaces with eerie photo ops, art installations, and access to "Scared to Death: The Thrill of Horror Film." Dance your fears away surrounded…

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MoPOP Matinee: Young Frankenstein

October 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

There, wolf. There, castle. Celebrate the sillier side of the spooky season at the inaugural MoPOP Matinee of "Young Frankenstein" (1974) with a reading from The New Annotated Frankenstein by Leslie S. Klinger and the unveiling of a new Mary Shelley bust by sculptor Bryan Moore in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. 2:00pm Talk & Book Signging 3:00pm Film Screening Free with museum admission. RSVP required! https://www.facebook.com/events/414255845769031/

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March 2019

MoPOP Matinee: A League of Their Own

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Free with RSVP and museum admission! Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. DIR. PENNY MARSHALL (1992, PG, 128 MIN.) As a sister series to Campout Cinema—MoPOP’s version of the outdoor movie experience—MoPOP Matinees, explores a wide variety of films best enjoyed in an intimate, traditional theater setting. Experience new perspectives and dive deep into the filmmaking process with special guest interviews, readings, and curated content.

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April 2019

Prince from Minneapolis Opening Party @ MoPop

April 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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OLD OUT! The opening party for "Prince from Minneapolis" is sold out. Become a MoPOP Member and see the exhibition early on Member Preview Day. DEARLY BELOVED... Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, Prince from Minneapolis with special guests, art experiences, live music, and gallery access. Suggested Dress Code: Purple & White. 21+ LET’S GO CRAZY Get the live Prince experience with Purple Mane, Seattle’s Prince tribute band that captures the essence, theatrics, and sexiness…

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May 2019

A Queen Within Exhibition Opening Party @ MoPop

May 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Celebrate the queen inside us all at an evening of fashion, music, and female empowerment at the opening party for A QUEEN WITHIN: ADORNED ARCHETYPES. This immersive fashion exhibition examines notions of feminine identity through more than 100 pieces of avant-garde fashion, photography, and video. SONIC CELEBRATION Grace Love and The Dirty Church will treat guests to a live set filled with epic vocals, groovy bass, and perfect brass. Witness fashion in action with curated music video blocks. Take your…

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June 2019

Pride Youth Dance Party @ MoPop

June 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Pride Youth Dance Party DUST OFF YOUR DANCING SHOES AND BUST OUT YOUR BOAS, BECAUSE MoPOP IS THROWING A PRIDE YOUTH DANCE PARTY Youth ages 13–22 are invited to join us at Sky Church and JBL Theater on Saturday, June 29 from 7:00pm–11:00pm. The theme? Old Hollywood gays and glam. The attractions? Drag shows, DJs, and dancing ‘til you drop. Pre-order tickets are $12 online, or pay $15 at the door. TICKETS   Saturday, June 29, 2019   7:30pm-11:30pm   MoPOP…

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POP + PRIDE @ MoPop

June 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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POP+ PRIDE Celebrate pride at the Museum of Pop Culture! Join us on Sunday, June 30 for FREE access to Sky Church all day. Enjoy participatory art activities, photo ops, and curated video blocks celebrating LGBTQIA+ icons, creations, and creators. Museum admission gets you deeper access to more Pride experiences with queer short films from Three Dollar Bill Cinema in JBL Theater and a gallery guide highlighting LGBTQIA+ creators and creations throughout the museum. TICKETS   Sunday, June 30, 2019…

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October 2019

Fashionably Undead 9: An Experiment in Terror

October 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Win a $750 CASH prize courtesy of Champion Party Supply! Come dressed in your horror best to the creepiest Halloween costume contest in town — MoPOP’s Fashionably Undead 9: An Experiment in Terror. Passionate polymaths who didn’t stop to think if they should and screwy scientists who refuse to let the sleeping dead lie take center stage this year as we explore evil scientists and experiments gone wrong. Other prizes include weekend passes to Emerald City Comic Con, weekend passes…

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November 2019

POP + Hip Hop: History of the Battle @ MoPop

November 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Take an in-depth look at hip-hop’s evolution, its diverse voices, unique styles, and influence beyond music at MoPOP’s POP+ Hip Hop. This year, we’re exploring the dynamic and creative hip-hop “battle.” From emcees engaged in lyrical combat to dancers showcasing their latest moves,the battle is where hip hop’s students and masters hone their craft, find community, and celebrate a culture in its most raw and authentic form. We’ll have artifacts on display from hip hop greats, like Grandmaster Flash, Sha…

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June 2021

Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement Opening @ Museum of Pop Culture (Live, In-Person)

June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement For decades, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities have been fighting for equality, both under the law and in the hearts and minds of their fellow Americans. Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement explores the cultural transformation that propelled an underground movement into an intrinsic element of who we are as a nation. With stories as diverse as the LGBTQIA+ community itself, Rise Up looks at the pop culture touchstones, political battles, creative…

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October 2021

SQFF: SATURGAY MORNING CARTOONS (SHORTS) @ MoPop

October 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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SATURGAY MORNING CARTOONS SATURDAY, OCT 23, 12:15 PM, MoPOP & VIRTUAL (OCT 14–24) Guaranteed to be the most eclectic collection of pop, carrot, and armpit enthusiasts you’ve ever witnessed. Cheers to the art we’ve enjoyed, the drinks we’ve shared, and the friends we’ve made and lost along the way. 14+  

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June 2022

Adult Drag Camp @ MoPop

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Adult Drag Camp   June 4, 2022   9:00am-5:00pm   Adults 21+   MoPOP Get the quick and sassy on expressing yourself through drag. Seattle drag performer Josh Hancock will strut you through makeup tutorials, how to perfect your hair/wigs, and even give you some tips on working that runway with choreography and movement lessons. Can we get a yasssss, queen? The Royal Details: Bring your own drag tools: makeup, wigs, sequins, heels, etc. Kings and queens don’t need to share,…

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MoPop/Gay City Youth Mixer @ MoPop

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Youth Mixer   June 23, 2022   7:00pm-10:30pm    Must be 14-21 years of age (proof of ID required)   MoPOP In partnership with Gay City, this year’s Youth Mixer is back — with a lot of dancing to catch up on. See what’s up with the community and try out some new moves on the dance floor. We’ve got an awesome lineup of Seattle LGBTQIA+ youth artist performances, zine-making workshops (led by Max Follis-Goodkind), and art activities, all topped off…

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July 2022

Halloween in July: Queer Monster Ball @ MoPop

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Pop Culture, 325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Three Dollar Bill Cinema is so grateful to have curated and screened a queer horror short film program for the past 3 months at MoPOP's Sound & Vision Theater, ending June 30th! To celebrate our run, and pass the baton to the next organization, Langston Seattle, we are holding a HALLOWEEN IN JULY: QUEER MONSTER BALL!  Join us at MoPOP on July 1st from 7-10 for a FREE night of drinks, snacks, fun, and dancing. Don’t forget to dress up…

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