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The Board of Trustees of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

The primary function of the Board of Trustees is to secure the museum’s financial sustainability by raising critically needed funds for its operating support and ongoing maintenance of its iconic facility. Additionally, Board members provide fiduciary and programmatic oversight of the organization’s CEO and staff through an annual evaluation process. For more information, download our PDF: Responsibilities and Expectations of the Board of Trustees.

If you are interested in serving on the Board of Trustees for the Wright Museum, please contact for a board service application or apply at the link below.

The deadline for submitting your application is September 11, 2023, at 5 pm EST. No individuals are considered for board service without first applying. Applications received after September 11, 2023, will be considered for service in the following year.

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The Wright Museum Community Advisory and Advocacy Council

If you are interested in advising on creating and implementing The Wright’s exhibitions, programs, and services to the community, please contact and ask for information on the Wright Community Advisory and Advocacy Council.



George Hamilton
Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Neil Barclay
President & CEO