Celebrate Black Music Month
June is Black Music Month! From spirituals to hip hop and everything in between, explore and celebrate the history of African American music with The Wright Museum.
"Enshrined: Presence + Preservation" is on displayThis exhibition, featuring dozens of works of art by Detroit native Mario Moore, demonstrates his commitment to celebrating those who are within reach—presenting their labor and their leisure. He encourages us to question who is deserving of portraiture and thus preservation.
Coming Soon: Camp Africa begins this JulyRegistration for our annual Camp Africa is open!
Become an African World Festival Exhibitor!Are you interested in becoming an Exhibitor for AWF 2021? Fill out our form to get started.
Do not ever let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter, or like you don’t have a place in our American story—because you do.
Michelle Obama, attorney, author and former First Lady
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
Langston Hughes, poet and playwright
Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.
Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut