Celebrate Black History Month With The Wright Museum

DETROIT, MI - "Across the nation and around the world, Black History Month serves as a reminder of the resilience and extraordinary contributions from generations of African Americans, who have long fought for ideals around freedom, justice and equality", says Neil Barclay, President and CEO.. Staff and volunteers of the Charles H. Wright Museum, encourages visitors of all backgrounds to join us in this exploration and celebration of African American History, throughout the month of February and beyond."

For a complete listing of programs and due to COVID restrictions, schedule their timed admission, visitors should log on to www.thewright.org.

Black History Month Events
In addition to our permanent Exhibition - And Still we Rise, and our current touring exhibition entitled Voting Matters, The Wright will present a combination of virtual and in-person events and activities for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. While a complete and growing list of activities for the month of February can be found on our website, a partial list of events and activities include;

Every Sunday, The Wright presents a feature length documentary called The Blackness Project: Identity and the African American Community. This film examines culture and race from the perspective of African Americans and other minority residents of Buffalo, New York.

On Wednesday nights, the Detroit Association of Black Storytellers will present a selection of personal and historical narratives aimed at youth and families! We got a full calendar of events that happen almost every night of the week.

At 1:00 pm, every Thursday, visitors are invited to visit the Museum and experience "Excellence in Black Cinema", which includes films created by and about African-Americans, like 13th, Hitsville, Hidden Figures, and A Wrinkle in Time. (Seating is limited, so advanced registration is recommended).

On Fridays The Wright presents a Youth Speak Virtual Stage, offering kids an opportunity to express their perspectives on history, justice, equality and Afrofuturism!

On Tuesday, February 16th, we will virtually present a Documentary Sneak Peek entitled Mr. Soul! This film explores the five seasons of the "SOUL!" variety show and includes archival footage of people like Harry Belafonte, Nikki Giovanni and Ronald Bell of Kool & the Gang!

COVID Protocols, including the mandatory wearing of masks, social distancing and hand sanitation stations throughout the building, to ensure the maximum safety of all visitors!





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