Founders Award

An annual fundraiser to benefit MoPOP's programs, the Founders Award features legendary performers who have made substantial contributions to the field of music.

  1. Founders Award 2017

  2. Founders Award 2016

  3. Founders Award 2015

  4. Founders Award 2014

  5. Founders Award 2017 - The Doors

FOUNDERS AWARD CELEBRATION

MoPOP’s annual Founders Award Celebration is our signature benefit event, honoring the life’s work of an outstanding pop culture icon each year. Through their generosity, attendees support the museum’s unparalleled educational opportunities, public programs, and engaging exhibitions.

To date, Founders Award Celebration supporters have contributed more than $5 million to generate creative impact through MoPOP’s work in our community. 

The Founders Award has been presented to a remarkable group of superstars over the years:

  • 2017: The Doors
  • 2016: Joe Walsh
  • 2015: Jimmy Page
  • 2014: Jackson Browne
  • 2013: Crosby, Stills & Nash
  • 2012: Carlos Santana
  • 2011: Buddy Guy
  • 2010: Billy Cox
  • 2009: Steve Cropper
  • 2008: Robbie Robertson
  • 2007: Ann and Nancy Wilson

The event features an all-star concert with artists playing in tribute to the year’s honoree.

LEARN MORE

Angela Westmoreland
Development Manager
AngelaW@MoPOP.org
206-262-3262.

Past Highlights

2017 Photos | Press Release
2016 Photos | Press Release

THANKS TO OUR 2017 SPONSORS

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