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Break into the new year with dance workshops and musical performances that highlight hip hop’s foundational elements.
Programming supported in part by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona Commission on the Arts
All activities are happening on Saturday and Sunday.
Hip Hop Lyric Activity and Graffiti Art Coloring Page
9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m
South El Río
Find your voice through classic hip hop songs with a fill-in-the-blank activity. Discover graffiti art in the Celebrate Hip Hop program’s coloring page, designed by artists Such and Champ Styles.
9:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Have your picture taken in our hands-free photo booth! Digitally share your pictures and tag us with #MIMphx for a chance to be featured on our social media.
Event Room 2
Bust a move in this hip hop dance workshop with instructors from the Jukebox Dance Studio, led by co-directors Leah Roman and Rae Rae.
Dance and Turntablist Showcase
Hip hop community mainstay Edson “Bboy House” Magaña, and Furious Styles Crew demonstrate various hip hop dance styles and talk about the origins of B-boys and B-girls, the foundational West Coast counterpart forms popping and locking, and the sounds and music manipulation of the DJ and the turntable.
Hip Hop Encounter
Event Room 2
Curious about the turntable as a musical instrument or how hip hop dance came to be? Catch this interactive presentation by Edson “Bboy House” Magaña and Lawrence “Reflekshin” Martinez of Furious Styles Crew to learn about hip hop history and more.
Performance: The Stakes
Local hip hop group The Stakes—featuring a full live band behind emcees ZeeDubb and Lord Kash—perform original songs.
Programming is subject to change.
Lunch at Café Allegro
Offered daily starting at 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a menu of delicious global cuisine with fresh entrees, salads, soups, and grill items showcasing local produce and flavors from around the world.
Celebrate Hip Hop at the Museum Store
In celebration of hip hop this weekend, the Museum Store will feature a selection of hip hop music and books, as well as a hip hop T-shirt designed exclusively for MIM by Champ Styles.
Proceeds from your purchase benefit MIM and its programs.