The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop opens at MOHAI on September 19th

The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is proud to present The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop opening on September 19, 2015 and on display through May 1, 2016. . Curated by Seattle natives Jazmyn Scott and Aaron Walker-Loud, The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop will celebrate, honor and invite exploration of the growing regional Hip-Hop community. With a mix of artifacts and interactive experiences, the exhibit will immerse you in the history, and the sights and sounds including a production studio where guests can mix their own song using previously unreleased beats from Grammy nominated artists to a breakdancing floor to bust a move alongside rare art pieces and iconic clothing.

Prior to opening day, MOHAI will welcome Dr. Daudi Abe to our History Café  on Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 for a discussion on the history, politics and vibrant culture that surrounds Hip-Hop from the early days in the 1970s to today.

Opening Family Day will be a collaborative celebration for all ages with hands-on activities, music, dance and more from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 19, 2015.

 

The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop will be in the Walker Gallery from September 19 through May 1, 2016.

 

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