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.


Krist Novoselic on Kurt Cobain: “I owe him so much.” Cobain’s mom and sister are here. #EMPNirvana http://t.co/xz8rNeGless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

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#EMPNirvana‘s big screen showing rare images of band. Slideshow speed made interesting #pano. http://t.co/CVHsVfEless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply


Krist Novoselic kept these Nirvana check carbons. $50 to Kurt Cobain. For: Salary. #EMPNirvana http://t.co/r3cJ8Lcless than a minute ago via Twitter for Android Favorite Retweet Reply

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.