The Make-up Museum showcases famous works from film, television and advertising, created by make-up industry leaders. The museum often features rare photo collections, movie memorabilia and pieces from special make-up effects studios. Past contributors have included the Stan Winston Studio, Mike Hill, W.M. Creations, Creative Character, KNB EFX Group, the Chiodo Brothers, Creature Effects and many others. The museum is your chance to see make-up history up close.
The 2014 museum was curated by Rich Knight. Knight, a 1993 graduate of the Institute of Studio Makeup, is a special make-up effects artist, prop maker and puppet maker. His credits include 100 Million BC, Beowulf, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Omen, Poseidon, Alias, House M.D., Power Rangers Lost Galaxy and more. He has taught at EI School of Professional Makeup, Cinema Makeup School and Media Arts Center San Diego, and lectured at the South Coast Repertory theater.