Celebrating African-American Culture

We see from where we stand.

The Wright connects visitors of all backgrounds with the stories of resilience, ingenuity, and courage that define the African-American experience. Plan your visit today. 

Experience The Wright

Where history's well within reach.
  • Queen: From the Collection of CCH Pounder

    Featuring artwork by Africans, African-Americans, and artists from the Diaspora, the pieces on display in Queen are drawn from the personal collection of award-winning actress CCH Pounder, and span a range of styles and mediums.
  • And Still We Rise

    Explore our history—from the tragedy of the Middle Passage, to the heroism of the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.
  • Personal to Political

    Paulson Fontaine Press specializes in limited edition intaglio prints. The visual art on display from the press showcases all the unique responses to the political issues of our time.

Divine Nine Membership Drive

Ready for a Challenge?

The Wright Museum is excited to announce a competitive membership drive between Divine Nine fraternities and sororities. We're asking for all your support to preserve institutions like ours for generations to come. 

It's Black History Month

Come Celebrate

February is dedicated as Black History Month, honoring the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history. We're celebrating all month long so make sure to join us at one of our many events! 


Thanks to the Knight Foundation for sponsoring the development of this website.