CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH THE WRIGHT
Revel in our month-long exploration and celebration of African American history, both in-person and online.
Remembering Charles McGeeOne of the most respected figures in Detroit’s art community, Charles McGee, has passed away at the age of 96."...we are eternally grateful to have met, interacted with and continue to benefit from the legacy of Mr. Charles McGee,” says Neil Barclay, President & CEO of the Charles H. Wright Museum.
Voting MattersPresented by Bank of America, "Voting Matters" is an interactive multimedia exhibition that illustrates the work of African Americans from pre-Reconstruction through the present day, in the development of the basic principles and values surrounding our current understanding of what it means to have the “right to vote” in democratic societies around the world.
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