P-Funk for the Smithsonian
Yet, the Mothership will not be the same one P-Funk employed in their concerts starting in 1976. That ship was left in a Maryland junk yard in 1982 when the group's management company was facing some big debts. The Mothership that will be housed at the Smithsonian museum will be the one P-Funk used in the '90s.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open in Washington, D.C. in 2015. more on this story
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