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The Best of The Wright

Long Term Exhibition

Watch performances by musical and visual artists from all over the world.

Over the years, The Wright has hosted performers, speakers, authors, and dignitaries from across the African diaspora to educate, enlighten, inspire and entertain our audiences. Now, visitors like you can experience these incredible moments from the comfort of your own home through our new online collections.

  • Ola Onabule Concert

    British singer-songwriter Ola Onabule performs with his band on March 8, 2019, at the Wright Museum.
  • Kujichagulia - Part 1

    Wright Museum educator, Mama Jara tells part one of a West African story about self-determination or Kujichagulia, the second principle of Kwanzaa.
  • Kujichagulia - Part 2

    Wright Museum educator, Mama Jara tells part two of a West African story about self-determination or Kujichagulia, the second principle of Kwanzaa.
  • The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers - HOT MAMA PT 2 - Jill Chenault

    Jill Chenault comes from a long line of strong, independent women. She discovers just how strong many years later in a shocking tale.

Wendell Harrison Performs

Saxophonist Wendell Harrison performs during the M3 Series: Movies, ReMarks, and Music on June 6, 2017.

Quincy Troupe Performs

Famed author Quincy Troupe performs original poetry with musical accompaniment.

Conference of the Birds: Music of Eric Dolphy

The Tony Holland Ensemble performs the music of Eric Dolphy.

Mama Jara Performs “Signifying Monkey”

Wright Museum educator, Michelle "Mama Jara" McKinney performs the folktale "Signifying Monkey".

Welcome to Cafe Piazza

Milliner Leza Piazza presents her hat designs in this interesting and inspiring performance, "Welcome to Cafe Piazza".

 

I, Too, Sing America Opera Performance

This video features highlights from the opera, I Too Sing America, sponsored by the Michigan Opera Theatre.

Earle Davis Concert

Trumpeter Earle Davis performs with the Brain Stretching Medicine band for a night of classic jazz and stories.

A Musical Experience Concert

A Musical Experience Concert featuring artist Isis Damil and the Kamau Kenyatta Quintet.

Dave McMurray Jazz Concert

Musician Dave McMurray performs jazz favorites and originals.

Sarah Vaughan Tribute Concert, Part 1

Naima Shamborguer performs "Misty" during our Tribute to Sarah Vaughan concert.

The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers - Gail Perry-Mason

When Gail Perry-Mason finds her birth mother and is rejected, she discovers something deeper within herself.

Sarah Vaughan Tribute Concert, Part 2

Naima Shamborguer performs "(In My) Solitude" during the Tribute to Sarah Vaughan concert.