Mission and Vision
The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) curriculum and programming to impact underserved communities through the implementation of a curriculum, and museum that employs the five elements of Hip Hop culture- DJin, MCing, Breakin’ (Breakdancing), Writing (Tags and Aerosol art), and Knowledge- in an immersive journey through Hip Hop history spanning from the 1960s to the present. The UHHM program will run successful education programs for students 6-12. Since our inception UHHM’s educational youth-based programs have focused on effective ways to build social capital and the valuable skills needed to facilitate upward mobility for the youth we serve.
Business of Music Institute
A 5-week summer camp for youth in grades 9-12. Students will learn about and explore roles in the music industry, business planning, and financial capabilities. The program will also feature guest speakers from the music industry.
- Radio & Internet Broadcasting
- Concert Production
- Starting a Record Label
- Business Management
- Marketing & Promotion
Students will meet three days a week, two days in the virtual classroom and one day in the virtual Board Room.
This program will run July -26 – September 2 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12 pm to 3 pm Eastern time. Please convert to your local Central and Western time zones.
UHHM is accepting applications for the Business of Music Institute. Seats are limited. The deadline is July 24, 2022.
Alanna Harris, UHHM Educational
To submit an application, Click Here
Shoot Cameras Not Guns
Shoot Cameras Not Guns is a program based on a community outreach model that trains students in the community to identify conflicts in their community, resolve conflict before it spirals into violence, and create art through the medium of photography or film.
More details coming soon.
A part of UHHM mission is to provide social emotional learning, and metal health resources to students and the larger community.
More details coming soon.
Partner With Us
The Education Center offers resources for teachers and students to learn and teach Hip Hop history.
Through our partnership with Google Arts and Culture, our Junior Curatorial Team curated a virtual exhibit to celebrate Black History Month with pieces from the [R]Evoltion of Hip Hop Exhibit.
Our amazing Education Committee develop educational resource guides and lesson plans that celebrate Hip Hop history and culture.
Use our multimedia timelines to research and study Hip Hop history. We even have a lesson to create your own timeline!
The Universal Hip Hop Museum is passing the mic to the women repping the culture as part of year-round programming.
Are you interested in gaining professional skills and experience Interning at a museum? The UHHM Youth Ambassadors Program is available for students enrolled in college or recently graduated. Available internships are filled on a rolling basis.