A Missy Elliott Museum is Coming to NYC on Saturday Aug. 24th & 25th
In honor of her upcoming honor of receiving the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award Missy Elliot will be honored in a completely different way this weekend in NYC. The museum will be presented by MTV and Pepsi and will only be in town for 2 days, so get your tickets! It will be located at at 632 Broadway in New York City. The Museum of Missy Elliott will be open to the public with a ticket on hand on Saturday, August 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, August 25th from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The immersive museum will feature installations inspired by the minds behind some of Elliott’s most legendary music videos, including:
- June Ambrose (Costume Designer)
- Hype Williams (Director)
- Dave Myers (Director)
- HitHat (Choreographer)
- Billy B (Makeup Artist)
- Gloria Elias-Foeillet (Makeup Artist)
“Missy Elliott is creative genius whose contribution to music and pop culture can be felt across generations,” said Mona Scott-Young, CEO of Monami Entertainment and Elliott’s longtime manager. “I’m honored to have worked with her for over 20 years and proud to call her my friend. The fans deserve and the world is ready for a museum that celebrates Missy Elliott and her iconic, record-breaking career.”
“I’m so thrilled that MTV, in collaboration with Pepsi, has decided to showcase the amazing work of my dear friend Missy Elliott,” said June Ambrose, the famed costume designer, creative director and celebrity stylist known for designing Elliott’s unforgettable patent leather and vinyl suit seen in “The Rain” video, among others. “It has been my distinct honor and privilege to have been fortunate enough to costume design for Missy for so many years, a true labor of love. I wish to congratulate Missy, Hype Williams, HitHat and all the many creatives whose amazing work will be on display at the Museum of Missy Elliott.”
or the first time ever, fans will have the ability to:
- Place themselves inside the music video for “The Rain” while donning the iconic garbage bag onesie.
- Take photos within installations from “Gossip Folks,” “Lose Control” and “Sock It 2 Me.”
- Chill in the “Supa Dupa Fly Lounge,” inspired by one of Elliott’s iconic looks.
- Visit a nail bar where artists will help guests select customized nail art and sit at one of the “Missy” branded director chairs where they’ll receive the star treatment and take glam mirror selfies.
This pop-up fan experience will feature installations that draw inspiration from some of Elliott’s most groundbreaking music videos and costumes, creating an Instagrammable playground for fans to relive their favorite Missy moments. MTV partnered with VNTANA, a leading mixed-reality company, to create the unique experience using immersive technology to personalize fan engagement and share across social media platforms.
Tickets reservations for The Museum of Missy are available at: museumofmissy.splashthat.com.