Some visitors may want to immerse themselves in the ‘Indie Game Revolution’ that produces game designers who are looking to change the course of history. The Indie market is not only growing in music but gaming too! And the stories of 40 independent coders, composers, developers and critics seek to help and educate – showcasing their creations for all to interact with. ‘Fantasy World of Myth’ is a fictional port of myth and wonder. The petting of a dragon, the wicked witches’ hat, a manuscript from Game of Thrones, weapons from LOTR and the ability to simply witness the inspiration of many props and costumes is dynamic. Science Fiction unlocks its calculus and celebrates legendary titles of Science Fiction. The ‘Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame’ are presently reveling in its 20th anniversary, and MoPop looks to adjust its roster of 108 inductees with additions like Terry Pratchett, Blade Runner, Douglas Adams and Star Trek. The Hall of Fame was founded in 1996 and is chosen by a panel of renowned editors, authors, publishers, film professionals and artists.
The ‘Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds’ is like a time – machine back into space with captain Kirk and his special team. There are over 100 props and artefacts that are taken from spin – offs, television series and films.
The more music based exhibitions are ones like the ‘Wild Blue Angel: Hendrix Abroad, 1966 – 1970’ and ‘Nirvana: Taking Punk to The Masses.’ Both intrinsically dedicated to the life and times of both rock legend and well-known band. There is the chance to see Hendrix’s passport, rare interview clips, a diary, and original artwork, artefacts and photographs. Nirvana offers the chance to see memorabilia and the changes they made to the underground scene in Seattle.
The artistic community flocks to the ‘Sound Off’ program that engages all levels of talent. Past winners have included Jason McCue, and strongly helped the careers of other artists who have participated. ‘Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival’ is a festival that looks to involve the new additions to the arts of science and fantasy. Global contributions are encouraged, and MoPOP wishes to pursue contributions to their program. There is also ‘Kindermusik,’ ‘Camps and Workshops’ for youths, and other programs that are predominantly based on the talent that MoPop wish to promote.
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