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October 7, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Seahawks and EMP announce new “We Are 12” exhibit

The Seahawks and the EMP today announced a new exhibit celebrating Seahawks’ fans.

Here is the press release with details:

SEATTLE – The Seattle Seahawks and EMP Museum announced today the opening of a new exhibition, We Are 12: The Seattle Seahawks and the Road to Victory. Organized by EMP in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, We Are 12 celebrates the most passionate and loudest fans in the NFL and explores the team’s modern era including the visionary leadership of team owner Paul Allen and Head Coach Pete Carroll, whose inspirational and innovative approach led the Seahawks to their first world championship. The exhibit will feature interactive experiences, rich multimedia, exclusive interviews, and iconic artifacts representing significant Seahawks milestones. We Are 12 opens to the public at EMP on October 14 beginning at 1:00pm. Access to the gallery is included with EMP museum admission. Tickets can be purchased at EMPmuseum.org.

“The We Are 12 exhibit is for the 12s,” said Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll. “It honors their tremendous support and unique connection with this team. It is a place to celebrate the 12s for who they are and what they stand for. We are hoping the exhibit is something they will take great pride in. After all, it’s here because of them.”

Exhibit Highlights

  • Iconic artifacts including the Vince Lombardi Trophy, Super Bowl XLVIII ring, a game-used Super Bowl XLVIII football, original player uniforms, helmets, handwritten coach’s notes, and more
  • During the regular season, a new game day artifact will be featured after each home game
  • “Call the Play” interactive allows visitors to experience and hear what it’s like to be the opposing team playing in the loudest stadium in the NFL
  • Exhibit films featuring exclusive interviews with players, Head Coach Pete Carroll, General Manager John Schneider, and team President Peter McLoughlin
  • Stats Wall infographic illustrating impressive Seahawks facts including the height of CB Richard Sherman’s vertical jump, the size of QB Russell Wilson’s hand, record-breaking decibel level inside CenturyLink Field, and more
  • A special section dedicated to the 12s will showcase personal stories and interviews that demonstrate the important role Seahawks fans have played in the team’s success
  • Throughout the season EMP will host special Seahawks-themed events including Blue Friday deals at POP Kitchen + Bar, Madden NFL gaming in Sky Church, and more

Calling All 12s: Share Your Stories

EMP and the Seattle Seahawks are asking all 12s to share their stories for a chance to be included in the exhibition We Are 12: The Seattle Seahawks and the Road to Victory. Submit a photo showing your fan spirit and brief statement explaining what the Seahawks mean to you, post it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtag #WeAre12atEMP and your story may be featured in the exhibit.

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