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February 15, 2024 - MoPOP Debuts its First Exhibition of the Year Exploring the Power of Pop Culture and How it Connects us globally


November 9, 2023Museum of Pop Culture Celebrates 50 Years of Hip-Hop and National Hip-Hop History Month 

September 20, 2023 - Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) Appoints Toni Godwin Sells as Chief Business and Strategy Officer

September 8, 2023 - A Message from the CEO

July 26, 2023Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) Receives Thousands of Unique Artifacts from Estate of Paul G. Allen

March 28, 2023After 5 Years, MoPOP’s Original Exhibition “Pearl Jam: Home And Away” Closing April 23

February 20, 2023 - Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) Appoints Michele Y. Smith, as its Next Chief Executive Officer

January 31, 2023 MoPOP and LAIKA Announce New Exhibition Hidden Worlds: The Films of LAIKA Opening March 17 


June 28, 2022Museum of Pop Culture Announces Leadership Transition: Leading Nonprofit Institution to Begin Broad Search for New Executive Director 

May 3, 2022 - MoPOP’s May 2022 Update: Sound Lab has Reopened and the Annual Science-Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival is Here; Plus a Sensory-Friendly Evening, Homeschool Days, and more.

April 26, 2022Work of Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter on Display in Museum of Pop Culture’s Upcoming Exhibition RUTH E. CARTER: AFROFUTURISM IN COSTUME DESIGN Opening June 18

February 1, 2022 - Music and Performance Returns to Museum of Pop Culture with the 21st Annual 21-And-Under Music Showcase

January 25, 2022 - MoPOP Announces 'Science Fiction + Fantasy Hall of Fame' Class of 2021


September 27, 2021 - MoPOP Announces New Traveling Exhibition CONTACT HIGH: A VISUAL HISTORY OF HIP-HOP Opening October 16

July 16, 2021 - Quincy Jones to Receive Museum of Pop Culture’s 2021 Founders Award

June 17, 2021— MoPOP Announces New Exhibition Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement Opening June 26

May 6, 2021— Museum of Pop Culture and Walt Disney Archives Announce HEROES & VILLAINS: THE ART OF THE DISNEY COSTUME Opening June 5


December 2, 2020— Music from Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award Honoring Alice In Chains Available as Streaming Amazon Music Compilation

September 30, 2020— Alice in Chains to Headlines MoPOP Annual Fundraiser Dec. 1

February 26, 2020— New Exhibition Featuring the Artistry of Disney Costumes to Open at MoPOP in October

January 9, 2020— MoPOP Announces 2020 Exhibitions and Programming

January 7, 2020— Museum of Pop Culture Produces World Premiere Exhibition  BODY OF WORK: TATTOO CULTURE


December 4, 2019— Museum of Pop Culture Honors Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Brandi Carlile with 2019 Founders Award

September 12, 2019— Minecraft: The Exhibition World Premier Coming to Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture

March 29, 2019—MoPOP and Barrett Barrera Projects Stage A Multidimensional Fashion Exhibition Examining Archetypes Of Womanhood

March 21, 2019—MoPOP's 2019 Pop Conference Announced "Only You and Your Ghost Will Know: Music, Death, and Afterlife"

February 14, 2019—Prince from Minneapolis opens at MoPOP April 6

January 21, 2019—MoPOP offers free general admission to furloughed federal employees


December 5, 2018—Museum of Pop Culture Honors American Singer and Songwriter John Fogerty with the 2018 Founders Award

June 13, 2018—MoPOP Announces New Inductees to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame: J.K. Rowling, Stan Lee, The Legend of Zelda, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

May 7, 2018—MoPOP Stages Major Pearl Jam Exhibition Set to Debut During Seattle Home Shows

April 25, 2018—Last Chance to See Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds at MoPOP April 20-22, 2018

April 13, 2018—Marvel's most iconic comics, costumes, and props go on display in MARVEL: Universe of Super Heroes

April 6, 2018—Museum of Pop Culture Announces Opening Festivities for MARVEL: Universe of Super Heroes April 20-22, 2018

March 27, 2018—2018 Pop Conference Kicks Off with #MeToo Panel April 26, 2018 at MoPOP

March 20, 2018—MoPOP Unveils Official Poster Art For MARVEL: Universe of Super Heroes

February 21, 2018Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses Returns to MoPOP March 16, 2018 Updated Exhibition Features Rare Nirvana Objects New On View