The Fibonacci sequence is named after Leonardo of Pisa, who was known as Fibonacci. By definition, the first two numbers in the Fibonacci sequence are 0 and 1, and each subsequent number is the sum of the previous two. Appearing naturally in biological settings such as branching in trees, arrangement of leaves on a stem, the flowering of an artichoke, an uncurling fern, a seashell, and the arrangement of a pine cone.
EMP is housed in a 140,000 square foot Frank O. Gehry designed building that includes multiple innovative galleries, an interactive Sound Lab, and Sky Church — a concert venue with state-of-the-art sound and lighting that houses the largest indoor LED screen in the world. EMP celebrates the creative process, engages the imagination, and inspires personal expression in current and future generations. EMP is a leading-edge, non-profit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. Since opening its doors in 2000, EMP Museum has welcomed more than five million visitors.