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Celebrating 20 Years of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Hall of Fame

Nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame have now closed. Stay tuned for news about who our 2024 Inductees will be!

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Hall of Fame is included with museum admission and is free for MoPOP Members.


Photo by Anita Woo.

Celebrating 20 Years of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Hall of Fame

Nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame have now closed. Stay tuned for news about who our 2024 Inductees will be!

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View full list of Hall of Fame members ▸ 


Science Fiction & Fantasy Hall of Fame is included with museum admission and is free for MoPOP Members.


Photo by Anita Woo.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Hall of Fame

ABOUT THE HALL OF FAME

The Hall of Fame exhibition invites visitors to explore the lives and legacies of the current inductees through interpretive films, interactive kiosks, and more than 30 artifacts, including Luke Skywalker’s severed hand from George Lucas’ The Empire Strikes Back, the Staff of Ra headpiece from Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, author Isaac Asimov’s typewriter, and more.

Founded in 1996, the Hall of Fame was relocated from the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas to its permanent home at MoPOP in 2004. The final inductees are nominated by the public, and chosen by a panel of award-winning science fiction and fantasy authors, artists, editors, publishers, and film professionals.

 

2023 INDUCTEES

N.K. Jemisin

N.K. Jemisin, the multi-award-winning American author described by the New York Times as “The most celebrated science fiction and fantasy writer of her generation.

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John Carpenter

John Carpenter, the American filmmaker and composer known for his horror, action, and science fiction films of the 1970s and 80s, most notably the Halloween franchise.

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Dune

Dune (Franchise), the sweeping interstellar epic started with Frank Herbert’s 1965 book, and now encompasses more than two dozen novels, comics, video games, and multiple screen adaptations.

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Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the 1975 gender-fluid musical comedy horror film has earned cult status and a devoted global fanbase across generations.

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