Journalist, author, and producer Vikki Tobak and music historian, DJ, and producer Adrian Loving lead a conversation with photographers from Tobak’s celebrated book Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop (2018).

Contact High examines the fascinating world of hip-hop through the lens of the photographers who shaped the iconic album covers, T-shirts, and posters beloved by fans around the world. Featuring rare outtakes alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, readers embark on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative hip-hop and from analog to digital photography.


Required. $20 general; $15 members, seniors, students.

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This Cultural Capital program partnership is presented by the museum’s Women, Arts, and Social Change initiative in collaboration with the Contact High Project.

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