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Leave your mark at MoPOP

Apply to MoPOP’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) to be a voice in teen programming at the museum; collaborate with local musicians, artists, and community groups; and create original content for Voice Box and YAB social media.

High school-aged youth can serve on YAB for up to two years.

Stay up-to-date with MoPOP's YAB group by following them on Instagram! @mopopyouth and reach out to us with questions at


Application submissions closed on July 29th.

FAQ + Membership Benefits

Who may apply to MoPOP’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB)?

Students between the ages of 15–18 can apply to YAB and may serve on YAB for up to two years.

How does YAB engage the Pacific Northwest community?

YAB collaborates with local musicians, artists, youth arts leaders, community groups, and MoPOP staff to help develop MoPOP’s youth voice.

How does YAB support the Sound Off! music showcase program?

YAB promotes, screens, and discusses Sound Off! submissions as part of the process of selecting the artists that will be invited to participate.

Does YAB help produce events at MoPOP?

Yes, YAB helps with the production of events like the Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival, Sound Off!, and more. YAB members also get an inside peek at museum exhibitions and special events.

Does YAB contribute content to the museum’s exhibitions?

Yes, YAB Curates the Voice Box exhibition space at MoPOP.

Does YAB have an online presence?

Yes, YAB members get to use YAB's Instagram, which is devoted to the NW's all-ages arts scene.

If you have any questions, please email