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Lectures, music performances, exhibit openings, and more!

  • NOVEMBER

    • 18 SATURDAY

      MineCon Earth Party

      Coming soon!

      Celebrate the creativity and inclusivity of Minecraft at the MINECON Earth Party at MoPOP.

      This global event will feature a 90-minute live stream of the MINECON Earth Main Stage Show on MoPOP’s massive Sky Church screen.

      Ge…

  • OCTOBER

    • 6 FRIDAY

      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 k…

    • 13 FRIDAY

      Campout Cinema: The Dark Crystal

      7:00pm | doors 6:00pm

      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).

    • 14 SATURDAY

      The Art of Puppetry

      2:00pm–2:45pm

      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 (Henson Foundation President, and Jim and Jane’s daughter) as she l…

    • 21 SATURDAY

      This fall MoPOP will offer four hands-on, arts-based workshops that will transform the way you teach. Designed to address a broad spectrum of student and teacher learning styles, these workshops will provide tools to address middle and high school learning targets and infuse your curriculum with new ideas that can easily be applied to arts-up teaching!

    • 26 THURSDAY

      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 …

  • SEPTEMBER

    • 21 THURSDAY

      Homeschool Day: Muppets in the Museum!

      9:30am–12:30pm, 2:30pm–3:30pm, 1:30pm–4:30pm

      During this imaginative workshop led by master teaching artist Nicole Appell, you’ll see examples of different types of puppets, how they are used and constructed, and learn how to make your very own customized puppet to take home with you. The day will feature a two-hour, hands-on workshop, a gal…

    • 29 FRIDAY

      Fashionably Undead

      9:00pm–1:00am

      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 …

    • 30 SATURDAY

      Campout Cinema: Evil Dead II

      8:00pm | doors 7:00pm

      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 may have survived the horrible onslaught of demons who possessed his girlfriend Linda, but it’s not over ye…

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