MOHAI Presents Special Holiday Events and Hip-Hop History Month

Sarah Cardoza
Posted on November 14, 2015, 1:15 pm
3 mins

Mark your calendars for special and recurring events throughout the holiday season, on into next year. Below are the big dates through the end of the year.

Saturday, November 14 from 1-4:30 PM

This weekend, the Museum of History and Industry celebrates Hip-Hop History Month with music and dance performances to accompany its exhibition The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop, on display through May 1, 2016. There will be appearances by Spac3man, Massive Monkees and select students from The Beacon. DJ Soul One will be there spinning a special edition of The Saturday Spin, and the founder of 206 Zulu, King Khazm, will also be present. The Saturday Spin features local DJs every second Saturday of the month in the Walker Gallery through April 2016.

Saturday, November 28

MOHAI presents “Greet the Seasons at South Lake Union Park.” The Center for Wooden Boats and the Historic Ships Wharf will be filled with holiday-themed music and family-friendly activities available all day. If you want to stay inside, MOHAI will be holding Maker Day at the museum with gingerbread house-making any time between 11 AM and 4 PM. It’s $15 for each house kit with limited supplies available. Also, there will be special discounts in the MOHAI museum store (in case you want to do some post-Thanksgiving gift shopping).

Thursday, December 3

General admission is free every first Thursday, so come check out the permanent exhibits, as well as True Northwest: the Seattle Journey, the Bezos Center for Innovation and The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop. The following events will also be free in Lake Union Park:

  • Art in the Park: 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Toy boat building in the Center for Wooden Boats: 10 AM – 8 PM
  • Pond Boat Sailing at the Lake Union Park Model Boat Pond with CWB: 11 AM – 2 PM
  • Historic tugboat Arthur Foss open for tours: 12 PM – 5 PM
  • Virginia V open for tours: 12 PM – 5 PM

Thursday, December 10, 6-7 PM

MOHAI hosts their recurring Seattle AntiFreeze, which unpacks the truth and myths about Seattle’s social scene. This time, the event educates the participants about Seattle architecture while building a gingerbread house.

Thursday, December 17, 6:30-7:30 PM

The museum hosts “History Cafe”, celebrating historical fiction writers and readers. A panel of local authors will be present to discuss different aspects of writing and researching historical fiction.

Join MOHAI this month and next month to get in the historical holiday spirit.