MoPOP has been on a roll the past year and it’s starting 2023 on a high note with the opening of Hidden Worlds: The Films of LAIKA. The new exhibition celebrates the fantastical stop-motion animation works of Oregon-based studio LAIKA. Here’s what you can expect to see at the exhibition.

You may be most familiar with LAIKA for their classic film Coraline. Since bringing the story to life, the studio now has five Oscar-nominated films and more on the way.

MoPOP’s newest exhibition gives you unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the legendary studio’s groundbreaking production techniques, and allows you to check out immersive set displays, character interactives, and sneak peeks of upcoming work.

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The films you’ll be able to learn about include Coraline, Kubo and the Two Strings, ParaNormanThe Boxtrolls, Missing Link, and Wildwood.

It’s one of the best and most immersive ways to see how some of the best stop-motion animation films of our time have been made. What’s more, it opens in less than a month at MoPOP so you don’t have to wait forever to see it. In the meantime be sure to rewatch all of your favorite LAIKA films.

Hidden Worlds: The Films of LAIKA

When: Opens March 17th
Where: 325 5th Avenue N
Cost: $31.75-$34.50