The Hip-Hop Education Center at the Universal Hip Hop Museum catalyzes social change by informing and influencing the field of education to be more equitable, inclusive and culturally responsive to students by offering educational tools, curricula, and programming.

Our Mission

The mission of the UHHM’s Education Department is to serve K-12 schools, institutions of higher education, and community building organizations through the development, advancement, and access of archives, exhibitions, and Hip Hop-based education.  

The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) offers the community a variety of educational activities and resources including guided exhibition tours, film screenings, talks, workshops, and lesson plans. The Education Department works with the Curatorial Team, Archives and Collections Department, and Visitor Services to provide patrons with a pleasant meaningful interactive experience.


1960-1970 Education Guide

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The Last Poets Education Guide

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Student Ambassador Program

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Explore the global evolution of hip hop through the rappers, fashion, poetry, stories, images, music, innovative dance styles, street art and the culture that defined hip hop’s history.