EXHIBITIONS / PAST EXHIBITIONS
|Disney: The Music Behind the Magic|
Nov. 4, 2006 - Sept. 9, 2007
Nearly everyone is aware of the influence of Disney animation and theme parks, but few realize that music is the foundation of the studio’s success.
Closed August 6, 2007, the Jimi Hendrix exhibition was filled with rare objects illustrating both the personal and superstar aspects of the guitar hero.
|The Art of Modern Rock|
The companion exhibition to the best-selling book Art of Modern Rock: The Poster Explosion.
Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz's American Music; an exhibition of more than sixty portraits.
Through rare memorabilia, examples of commercial excess, and quirky expressions of fan creativity, this exhibition demonstrates the power music has to impact individual lives.
One of the most beloved and respected artists in American popular music, Bruce Springsteen created many of his most powerful songs about characters on the move—and often on the run.
Spanning the 1940s to the 1990s, a series of interconnected exhibitions celebrating diverse expressions of creativity and the independent spirit of rock 'n' roll.
An exhibition chronicling the first half of Nirvana's career, from 1987 to 1990, when Kurt Cobain and his band mates were ascending to a creative peak.
|Artist To Icon|
Forty-eight rarely seen black-and-white photographs of Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Bob Dylan before they became rock 'n' roll legends.
|Paper Scissors ROCK|
An exhibition exploring the last 25 years of music-related poster art from the Pacific Northwest.
The songwriting process broken down into seven distinct sections, with related interactives.
|Sweet Home Chicago|
Part of a series of events to raise awareness of the blues and its contribution to American culture and music worldwide.
|Costumes from the Vault|
Costumes and clothing from a selection of musicians, superheroes and science fiction stars—a whimsical journey into the wardrobes of the wild.