Kick off the year with musical performances, live-painted street art, break dancing, spoken word, and more at MIM’s newest program series celebrating popular music genres. Experience the core elements of hip-hop culture with activities for all ages to enjoy including: 

Film Screening: American Beatboxer
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Saturday only)
Discover the evolution and competition of beatbox culture with a screening of American Beatboxer, an award-winning feature documentary film about the first American Beatbox Championships in 2010.

Spoken Word Lecture and Demonstration
10:30 a.m.–11:15 a.m. (Sunday only)
Join Phonetic Spit director Tomas J. Stanton in “From the Margins to the Core,” an interactive journey through the history of spoken word poetry. Experience this lyrical art form firsthand from Phoenix’s premiere spoken word ensemble dedicated to youth empowerment and social change.

Live Art Demonstration
10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Watch artists Such and Champ Styles paint a hip hop-influenced artwork from start to finish. Stop by at 2 p.m. to hear Such and Champ discuss their work with guests in a special Artist Encounter!

Beat-Making Workshop
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Hip-hop music needs a beat, so come create your own with Samuel Peña and the educators from AZ Beat Lab in this drop-in music-making session.

Dance Workshop
1:15–2:00 p.m.
Bust a move in this hip-hop dance workshop with instructors from Jukebox Dance Studio, led by co-directors Leah Roman and Rae Rae.

Artist Encounter: Such and Champ Styles
2:00–2:30 p.m.
Artists Such and Champ Styles will guide you through their creative process and share their unique experiences as graffiti and street artists.

Music and Dance Showcase
2:30–3:30 p.m.

This captivating performance showcase combines street-style dance forms, live DJ sets, and more, all curated by long-time hip-hop community mainstay Edson “House” Magaña and Furious Styles Crew.

4725 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Included with paid museum admission; free for members
Recurring daily
From: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM