Wishlist: Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses Exhibition @ Experience Music Project Science Fiction Museum

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The people closes to me know how much of a fan I am of nirvana, the ones even closer know I have been listening to them since childhood. now they have this awesome exhibit going down in there hometown of Seattle and where am I? Stuck in terrible ass Virginia. Man check the Exhibition highlights through the link...

EMP|SFM is proud to present the world's most extensive exhibition of memorabilia celebrating the music and history of Seattle grunge luminaries, Nirvana. The exhibit will feature rare and unseen artifacts and photography from the band, their crews and families. Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses runs April 16, 2011 - April 22, 2013.

Exhibition Highlights:
  • Kurt Cobain's never-before exhibited, high school painting of two aging, Reagan-era punks in the post-apocalypse, informally known as "punk American gothic."
  • The Teac reel-to-reel tape machine owned by Mari Earl, Cobain's aunt, on which a young Kurt recorded material for his early bands, Organized Confusion and Fecal Matter.
  • Cobain's handwritten lyrics for Nirvana songs including "Spank Thru" and "Floyd the Barber."
  • Numerous instruments, including pieces of the first guitar Cobain destroyed onstage (a Univox Hi-Flyer); Dave Grohl's Tama Rockstar-Pro drum kit; and Krist Novoselic's Guild acoustic bass guitar and Buck Owens American acoustic guitar used during the recording of "MTV Unplugged."
  • The yellow cardigan worn often by Cobain between 1991 and 1994.
  • The winged angel stage prop featured on Nirvana's In Utero tour.
  • Scores of candid snapshots capturing the band's early years, from their beginnings in Aberdeen, Washington to the media frenzy that erupted after Nevermind.
  • Interactives that will allow guests to dive deeper into the history of the band as well as allow guests to make their own mark by including their own personal stories.


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