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.

This Week's Featured Event

From Native Son to Native Song: A Conversation

In this compelling theatre experience, Tony Award-winning playwright and singer Stew pays homage to the art and activism of James Baldwin.

Tuesday, November 19 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

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Memberships

Enjoy More Than Just Free Admission

When you become a member at The Wright, you enjoy so much more than free admission. Exclusive previews, free guest passes, store discounts—what are you waiting for?

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