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.
  • 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.
  • Ring of Genealogy

    Master muralist Hubert Massey lent his creative talent to The Wright to produce this floor-sized installation for the Ford Freedom Rotunda.

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Get Involved at The Wright

The Council will provide critical input regarding the museum’s exhibitions, public programs, education programs, as well as special assignments upon request. 


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