Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Northwest African American Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution At The Northwest African American Museum

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution – Exhibition Results From The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM).

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Schedule: November 22, 2014 – May 3, 2015

Stats:

  • 7,780 people saw this exhibition
  • +55% increase vs. average attendance of 5,000 (reflects average attendance for exhibition of similar duration)

Highlights:

  • “Very Well Received”
  • “Resonated With People Of All Ages”
  • “Attracted Many First Time Visitors To The Museum”
  • “Visitors Brought Their Friends And Family To The Exhibition”
  • “Significant Attendance Opening Day, During Martin Luther King Day / Black History Month Timeframe”
  • “Opening Night “NAAMTASTIC” Party Was Almost Sold Out”
  • “School Groups Were Very Excited To Bring Classes – Exhibition Drew New Classrooms”
  • “Intergenerational – Parent Chaperones Wanted To Attend With Their Children, Were Excited To Share Their Experience With Their Children”

Demographics:

  • Black / Multi-Cultural
  • Intergenerational – Children, Parents, Grandparents
  • Students / School Groups
  • Young Adults
  • Seniors / Senior Citizen Groups
  • Event Rentals
 

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition Recap

 

NAAM Advertising

Funky Turns 40 was supported by lots of cool advertising in print and around the city of Seattle!!!

Print

City Arts Ad

Billboards

FT40 Billboard

Bus Advertising

FT40 Bus Ad

Store Windows

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NAAMtastic Voyage Opening Night House Party

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NAAM kicked off their Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition opening night with a down home house parrr-taee!!! The NAAMtastic party was a funky experience with slammin DJs (DJ Riz Rollins, DJ Sassy Black and Top Spin aka Blendiana Jones), funky attire, a photo booth, and 300 of Seattle’s funkiest people. THEY BROUGHT IT!!! And a funky good time was had by all.

 

NAAM Installation Pictures

 

Seattle Media Coverage

You can read the press release from NAAM below:

The Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition was covered by the following local media in Seattle:

Seattle Press

Online / Publications

TV

K5 Seattle Evening Magazine

Seattle Channel – Exhibition coverage comes in around 22:58 in show

You can see all of the press and social media coverage received for the Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition while in Seattle below:

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