Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

EMP Museum Rebrands as Museum of Pop Culture

The Seattle Center institution settles on a new (more accurate) name.

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

'World of WearableArt' Superlatives

We dole out honors for the one-of-a-kind costumes on display at EMP Museum.

08/02/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

EMP

Slide Show: EMP World of WearableArt Opening Night Party

EMP celebrated the debut of New Zealand’s largest art show, World of WearableArt™, with a spectacular night fusing fashion, art, and theater.

07/02/2016

Museums

'Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds' Boldly Goes for Fan Service Over Depth

EMP Museum's celebration of 50 years of Star Trek should satisfy Trekkies, but can't fully engage.

06/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

EMP Museum

Slide Show: Founders Award

On November 19, EMP Museum presented legendary musician Jimmy Page with its ninth annual Founders Award.

11/20/2015

Museums

Star Wars and the Power of Costume at EMP Is Pure Movie Magic

Garments from a galaxy far, far away...

02/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

Indie Game Revolution Captures the Bliss of Gaming

EMP's exploration of independent video game creators gets it right.

01/20/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

EMP Is Ready for Its 'Close Up'

Martin Schoeller's exhibit of large-scale headshots shines a new light on famous faces.

11/13/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hair to Help

Gene Juarez I Am Hopeful Runway Fundraiser

The Seattle salon hosts a runway show and fundraiser benefiting local nonprofit Hope Heart Institute.

10/24/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Seattle Sound Forever

Nirvana's 'In Utero' Turns 20

Celebrate the classic album with an expansive anniversary reissue and a tribute at the EMP.

09/11/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Leather and Lace

Dress Code: Women in Rock at EMP

Wear a bustier to go see Madonna's bustier as EMP looks at the women who have shaped popular music.

06/04/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Slideshow

EMP's Fantasy Exhibit Fit for Tolkien and Dragon Fans Alike

Unleash your inner nerd at this family-friendly display of fantasy literature and film props.

05/03/2013 Edited by Laura Dannen With Angela Cabotaje

Slideshow

Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic

EMP hosts an exhibit of fantasy literature and film props, from original hand-edited manuscript pages of The Lord of the Rings to Labyrinth costumes.

05/03/2013

Exhibit

The Smithsonian's Art of Video Games, Now at EMP

Explore 40 years of pixelated playable art, from Mario to Mass Effect.

02/14/2013 By Cassandra Callan

Wear, What, When

Dress Code: Jimi Hendrix Exhibit at EMP

Go bohemian glam when you go see Jimi's rare costume pieces at the Experience Music Project.

11/20/2012 By Abiola Akanni

Concerts

Duff, Brandi Carlile, Mike McCready to Play Hendrix Tribute Show

'Scuse me while I kiss the Sky (Church).

11/07/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Runway and Real Life

Slide Show: Leather Looks

EMP's upcoming must-attend leather runway show gives us the perfect excuse to scroll through fashion's finest leather moments.

10/12/2012 By Laura Cassidy