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Guide to EMP’s ‘Icons of Science Fiction’

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Put on your Spock ears and get ready to teleport yourself to Seattle EMP Museum for a new exhibit starting Saturday, June 9, filled with sci-fi literature, film, television, and art, including an Imperial Dalek from Doctor Who, the command chair from the classic television series Star Trek, Neo’s coat from The Matrix Reloaded and more!

On Saturday, June 9, it’s the opening of EMP’s newest exhibit Icons of Science Fiction in true Star Trek and Doctor Who style. Choose your side or revel in the renowned similarities of both television series. Whether you are team TARDIS or Transporter, you’ll see one-of-a-kind sci-fi artifacts materialize before your very eyes.

Icons of Science Fiction explores the lives and ideas of the genre’s most mind-bending creators – be among the first to see this incredible new exhibit.

On Friday, June 8 starting at 8:00pm, the EMP’s Sky Church will be hosting an Icons of Science Fiction Opening Party for those 21+.

Activities to include:
Star Trek and Doctor Who themed trivia with Geeks Who Drink; Icons Trek: an exploration throughout the museum and the chance to win rad prizes; Starfleet Training Command Recruitment with the cast and crew of Star Trek: Phoenix!

Plus Spotlight Talks:
• Behind the Scenes of Icons of Science Fiction with EMP Curator Brooks Peck
• Insights into screen-used collecting with artifact collector Aaron Carlson

Cost for the Icons of Science Fiction Party is: $10/EMP members, $20/general public. Tickets are on sale and available through the EMP website HERE. The event is 21+. Valid, state-issued ID is required for entry.

EMP’s Sky Church is located at:
325 5th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.empmuseum.org

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