Museum reopening: The Wright Museum will reopen to the public on July 10, 2020. Please review our new policies and procedures before visiting.

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Explore the best of the Wright today

Entertaining. Educating. Inspiring.

Experience incredible moments from the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History through our new online collection.

This image was taken at the Dilla Youth Day event on February 11, 2018.

Over the years, The Wright has hosted performers, speakers, authors, singers 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.

  • Be Entertained!

    Watch performances by musical and visual artists from all over the world.
  • Be Educated!

    Listen to leading scholars speak on issues like race, law, and politics while children learn fun stories and workshops that reflect African and African American culture.
  • Be Inspired!

    Witness emboldening performances and conversations that spark creativity and drive change.
  • In Memoriam

    Devastated by the loss of many African Americans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Charles H. Wright Museum acknowledges, on this page, their life and legacy.