The Museum will reopen on Tuesdays, beginning October 12, 2021! Schedule your timed admission today.


September 1-30

Happy Birthday, Dr. Charles H. Wright!

This September marks the 103rd birthday of our founder, Dr. Charles H. Wright. To celebrate his lasting legacy, our Friends Committee encourages everyone to become a member. Join now, and learn more about Dr. Wright’s story, mission, and vision!

Experience The Wright

Where history's well within reach.
  • Dlectricity 2021 presented by DTE Foundation on September 24th & 25th

    Produced by Midtown Detroit, Inc. this spectacular outdoor visual light + art celebration will include three installations at The Wright. Attendees are immersed in a landscape of light through groundbreaking installations of video art, new media, lasers, interactive design and engineering, and captivating performance!
  • Tickets for Celebrating Courage: A Wright Fundraiser are on sale now

    The generosity of the evening's guests, will allow us to sustain high-quality educational activities, literacy initiatives, and public programs. It is sure to be a fabulous night filled with gourmet food, robust entertainment, unique auction items, and more! 
  • "Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth." opens on October 9th

    This exhibition uses bold, contemporary visual art, fresh literary excerpts, and vibrant stories to highlight revolutionary African American men.
  • Review our COVID-19 safety protocols

    To ensure the safety of all visitors and staff, masks must be worn inside and timed admission is required, among other measures.