CALENDAR

Check out the MoPOP calendar for lectures, music performances, opening exhibit events and more!

  • MAY EVENTS

    • 13 SATURDAY

      Saturday, May 13

      Join us at the Upstream Summit space at WaMu Theater and unravel the mysteries of a music business that has undergone a seismic shift in the digital age.

      SPEAKERS

      To be announced!


      ABOUT MASTERING THE HUSTLE

      The DIY spirit of the Northwest is what makes our artist…

    • 21 SUNDAY

      Sunday, May 21

      Follow Kermit the Frog and friends on a musical cross-country adventure in the Campout Cinema screening of The Muppet Movie (1979).

  • APRIL EVENTS

    • 1 SATURDAY

      Saturday, April 1

      Join us at MoPOP and explore the mechanics behind building your best live show.

      SPEAKERS

      To be announced!


      ABOUT MASTERING THE HUSTLE

      The DIY spirit of the Northwest is what makes our artistic community so unique. As part of our commitment to supporting the sound …

    • 14 FRIDAY

      Friday, April 14

      Indiana Jones must locate the lost Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis in the Campout Cinema screening of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

  • MARCH EVENTS

    • 4 SATURDAY

      Saturday, March 4

      Join MoPOP in celebrating the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame’s new gallery with an epic opening party. Journey through strange new worlds with special guests, live music, themed gaming and activities, photo ops, and stellar drink specials. 

      Costumes are encouraged, so it's time to b…

    • 5 SUNDAY

      Campout Cinema: The Princess Bride

      6:15pm (doors 5:45pm)

      Sunday, March 5

      Westley must save his true love, Buttercup, from the despicable Prince Humperdinck in the Campout Cinema screening of The Princess Bride (1987).

    • 11 SATURDAY

      Sound Off! 2017 Finals

      6:00pm (doors 5:30pm)

      Saturday, March 11

      Sound Off! 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 professionals, and take the next step in their music careers 

      Broadcast live on KEXP's Audioasis, the Sound Off! 2017 …

    • 18 SATURDAY

      Saturday, March 18

      Whether you shred, strum, slide, or pluck, it’s time to submit your skills for the chance to win cash, scholarships, and guitars at Guitar Slinger: The Ultimate Guitar Showdown, presented by Upstream Music Fest + Summit.

      Four amateur guitar virtuosos ages 13 and up will be cho…

  • FEBRUARY EVENTS

    • 3 FRIDAY

      Through The Eyes of Art

      8:00pm–11:00pm

      Friday, February 3

      Presented by MoPOP and Brandkings, the city’s premier Black History Month celebration will look at the topic of building a strong black economy.

      Featuring a speech by CNN corresponden…

    • 4 SATURDAY

      Saturday, February 4

      Join us at KEXP’s Gathering Space to learn about concepts in branding and promotion from local music industry professionals.

      SPEAKERS

    • 10 FRIDAY

      Sound Off! Semifinals #1

      8:00pm (doors 7:00pm)

      Friday, February 10

      Sound Off! 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 professionals, and take the next step in their music careers.

      LINEUP

    • 11 SATURDAY

      Saturday, February 11

      Celebrate the Museum of Pop Culture’s newest exhibit, The Art of Rube Goldberg, with a day of activities, tours, and interactive experiences.


      SCHEDULED EVENTS*

      11:00am

    • 17 FRIDAY

      Sound Off! Semifinals #2

      8:00pm (doors 7:00pm)

      Friday, February 17

      Sound Off! 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 professionals, and take the next step in their music careers.

      LINEUP

    • 18 SATURDAY

      Northwest Tap Connection

      7:30pm–9:00pm

      Saturday, February 18

      Experience an evening of captivating dance routines by Northwest Tap Connection featuring the creative vision of choreographer Shakiah Danielson, a mini film screening, and a discussion on the healing power of dance in the face of trauma …

    • 23 THURSDAY

      Campout Cinema: Juice

      8:00pm (doors 7:00pm)

      Thursday, February 23

      Four Harlem teens get caught up in a dangerous game while pursuing respect and power in the Campout Cinema screening of Juice (1992).

    • 24 FRIDAY

      Sound Off! Semifinals #3

      8:00pm (7:00pm)

      Friday, February 24

      Sound Off! 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 professionals, and take the next step in their music careers.

  • JANUARY EVENTS

    • 28 SATURDAY

      Saturday, January 28

      SFFSFF’s annual showcase of artistic excellence features more than 20 illuminating live-action and animated science fiction and fantasy short films from around the world.  

      ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

      Co-presented by MoPOP and …

    • 29 SUNDAY

      Sunday, January 29

      MoPOP in partnership with SIFF will present an encore screening of the 12th annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival on January 29, 2017.

      From Seattle Seahawks battling giant monsters through the city’s streets to a mind-altering cell phone app with unintended consequences, this …

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