Well Curated

Seattle's Essential Museums

Seattle Art Museum, Museum of Flight, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Museum of Pop Culture, and other cultural institutions that define the city.

01/31/2022 By Sophie Grossman, Zoe Sayler, Benjamin Cassidy, and Allison Williams

Culture Fix

What to Stream in Seattle August 28–September 1

Friends of Lynn Shelton host a virtual memorial and MoPop launches a sci-fi film festival.

08/28/2020 By Sam Luikens

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 21–23

MoPOP celebrates Black comedy, Seattleites take a Polar Plunge, and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong bend genres.

02/21/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 20–22

"The Matrix" takes over MoPOP, comedian Andy Haynes hits a hometown stage, and Flying Lion hosts a dark beer fest.

12/20/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Farewell 2010s

13 Seattle New Year's Eve Parties to Check Out

Fireworks? Check. Champagne? Check. Local bands that channel Led Zeppelin to bring down the Showbox? Yep, that too.

12/19/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 7–10

A trip down '60s folk-rock memory lane, a harvest party in the heart of the city, and an inclusive experience at MoPOP.

10/07/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Pride 2019

Seattle Pride Event Guide 2019

Complement your parade experience with a boozy night at the aquarium, a reading party for introverts, countless parties, and more.

06/25/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 22–24

An Oscar winner at MoPop, a Shakespearean PJ party, and a bebop legend.

02/22/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Rock History

MoPOP’s Pearl Jam: Home and Away Is for Fans Only

If you worship the band, make haste to MoPOP. Everyone else can safely stay home.

08/09/2018 By Stefan Milne

MoPOP

MoPOP Founders Award Celebration

On December 7th, 2017, the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) honored legendary band The Doors with its 11th annual Founders Award, accepted by The Doors’ drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger.

12/07/2017

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

R.I.P.

EMP Hosts Free 'Purple Rain' Screenings to Honor Prince

Mourn the Purple One by watching his most famous film role.

04/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Met

Slide Show: 10th Anniversary Party

The Met Pages Best Dressed: April--Congratulations to Pearl Leung of Vulcan and her fiancé James Parker who were spotted at Seattle Met's 10th Anniversary Party on March 26, 2016!

03/27/2016

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week February 8–14

Listen to a master author read his latest novel, check out some budding Seattle bands, and enjoy a rock concert on the day of love.

02/08/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited 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

EMP

Slide Show: Supercute Hello Kitty

A sold-out crowd of 1,500 Hello Kitty fans packed EMP for the (supercute) opening party of Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty.

11/14/2015

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld