YS Curators of Culture

The exterior of the Museum of Pop Culture. The building looks like three, side-by-side, curved shapes covered by wavy sheets of metal. The first and third shapes are silver and the center curve is purple. There are people entering the building through large glass doors in the first curve.Whatever your interest, there is a museum for it! Hundreds of dedicated professionals carefully restore and display objects and stories of interest. The Pacific Northwest is home to one of the nation’s most interesting collections: the Museum of Pop Culture.

The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) is housed in a 140,000 square foot Frank O. Gehry-designed building and nestled beside the iconic Space Needle. MoPOP features in-depth exhibitions and one-of-a-kind, hands-on experiences that bring pop culture to life.

Join DSB in an exploration of MoPOP’s Sound Lab which consists of multimedia installations invite hands-on interaction so that visitors can explore the tools of rock ‘n’ roll through electric guitars, drums, samplers, mixing consoles, and more.

Afterwards,  a panel of MoPOP staff will discuss the work of finding, creating, and curating their large and eclectic collection.

WHO

Blind and low vision students, ages 9 to 21 and a parent or guardian.

COST

Free! Lunch provided.

WHEN

Saturday, January 26, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Students and their guardians may explore the museum on their own after lunch.

WHERE

The Museum of Pop Culture
325 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
Transportation may be available to interested families from the Olympia/Tacoma area on a case by case basis.Contact Jen Scheel for more details.

RSVP

RSVP by January 16, 2019. Contact Janet George at janet.george@dsb.wa.gov or call 206-906-5530.

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