The Hip-Hop Hall of Fame (HHHOF) Getting Set for Harlem In 2016
September 24, 2015 at 7:31 AM (PT)
DOVE ENTERTAINMENT will facilitate The HHHOF Launch of its HIP-HOP ARTS & MEDIA ACADEMY Classes and Programs for fashion, multi-media broadcasting, computer coding & Apps, 3-D printing, and public arts design for local youth.
The Museum is set to open up its offices on the historic 125th Street in HARLEM, NEW YORK CITY. There will be a press & community open-house event scheduled to kick-off the HIP-HOP HISTORY MONTH Celebration in NOVEMBER.
The office space will include a classroom, broadcast studio for the non-profit Museum & Educational Institutions programs, and classes being designed for local youth under its HIP-HOP ARTS ACADEMY banner.
Classes will begin this Fall with a Fashion Design and Entrepreneurship class for youth to learn the fashion business and design techniques to launch their own creations and brands. Students will be trained by industry professionals with special celebrity guest speakers. They will graduate with their very own online e-commerce store which will teach entrepreneurship, job creation and business management.
All classes will include a Life-Skills Module teaching young people about personal development, family and professional values & etiquette, college prep, career prep, financial literacy, home ownership, and entrepreneurship. Classes will range from 6-10 weeks and be in-conjunction with the HARLEM Business Community, Arts, Cultural, Media, and Educational program partners.
Educational Program Coordinator Consultant PIERRE VOLTAIRE said, "The program curriculum is currently being designed and prepared to launch first class this fall with all classes online in 2016."
HHHOF Chairman JT THOMPSON added, "The HIP-HOP HALL OF FAME + MUSEUM is scheduled to secure ownership of its HARLEM MUSEUM building site by DECEMBER and open in late 2016. 'The site will be unveiled to the public at a VIP Reception during the HIP-HOP HALL OF FAME AWARDS TV Show Week NOVEMBER 28th-DECEMBER 4th, closing out HIP-HOP HISTORY MONTH activities."
The HARLEM HIP-HOP MUSEUM will feature a retail gift shop, restaurant, sports bar, concert lounge, TV Studios, offices, and house the HIP-HOP ARTS ACADEMY. The proceeds from the Annual HIP-HOP HALL OF FAME AWARDS Induction Ceremony & Concert TV Special will benefit the development and operation of the HHHOF.
For more information, media & press inquiries, sponsorship opportunities, and partnerships contact BEN DAVIS at DOVE ENTERTAINMENT, (424) 326-3683 or email@example.com.