EMP unveils Nirvana exhibit and a part of Seattle's music legacy
Posted by Tiffany Campbell
Friday night, The Experience Music Project | Science Fiction Museum debuted their new ambitious exhibit, "Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses". Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, who lent many items from his personal collection, kicked off the event. Seattletimes.com's Sona Patel and Genevieve Alvarez captured some of the moments at the preview screening.
In this video interview, Jacob McMurray, senior EMP curator, shared his experiences of the creation of 'Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses,' from finding early band photos to reassembling guitars broken years ago on stage by Cobain.
Charles R. Cross, who was the editor of the Seattle music magazine The Rocket when Nirvana came up and wrote a biography of Kurt Cobain, reviewed the exhibit in this seattletimes.com article, Nirvana exhibit recalls once-in-a-lifetime moment
The exhibit opens to the public today, April 16, 2011.