RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom at OMCA

RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom at the Oakland MuseumDiscover the under-recognized story of how Hip-Hop changed the world at the Oakland Museum.
Hip-Hop is one of the widest reaching cultural and social movements of the last 50 years. Starting from its roots on the streets before rap, DJing, graffiti, breakin’ (breakdancing), and street fashion launched into mainstream popular culture.

Through photography, video, art, music, dance, fashion, and interactive gallery features, explore how Hip-Hop provides a platform for creative self-expression, activism, positive social change, youth development, entrepreneurialism, and education. Created in collaboration with and participation from numerous members of the Hip-Hop community, RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom tells a fresh story of the evolution of this global phenomenon and includes a spotlight on Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area’s influence on Hip-Hop culture.

RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style and Wisdom is on view at the Oakland Museum through August 12th. Details can be found on their website.

Check out the museum’s check out Dojo program series, and view their events calendar for more upcoming public programs and workshops.

And read this great article about it on The Bold Italic

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