Gallery Spotlight: Evolution of John Waters with Mink Stole

Gallery Spotlight: Evolution of John Waters with Mink Stole

Conversation with Mink Stole in person. Free with general admission.

©Academy Museum Foundation, Photo by: Joshua White/JWPictures

The Education and Public Engagement team invites visitors to explore Stories of Cinema, the Academy Museum’s ongoing core exhibition that presents the diverse, international, and complex stories of moviemakers and the works they create.   

Join the Academy Museum in a conversation with John Waters’s longtime collaborator and friend, Mink Stole, with Senior Exhibitions Curator Jenny He and Associate Curator, Dara Jaffe, as they discuss the evolution and impact of John Waters’s storytelling and films. The conversation will highlight the films Mink Stole starred in and stories of their 50-year friendship.

The conversation will take place in the Lower Lobby on Lower Level 1. Visitors are encouraged to explore the special exhibition, John Waters: Pope of Trash on Level 4 before or after the program.

If you have any questions or need assistance planning your visit, please email 

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