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CONVERSATION WITH MARIA ROSARIO JACKSON PhD, Chair, National Endowment for the Arts

MEDIA ADVISORY

A Conversation with Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD, Chair, National Endowment for the Arts

 

WHO:                    
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Michigan Council For The Arts and Concert of Colors

WHAT:                  
A conversation with Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD the Chair, National Endowment for the Arts

WHERE:                
The Wright Community Room 315 Warren Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

WHEN:                
10 am to 11:30 am, Friday, July 21st at The Wright Museum          

WHY:                     
We invite the community to join us for a special conversation moderated by the President of the Charles H. Wright Museum, Neil A. Barclay with Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson, who in 2022, became the first NEA Chair to be an African American and Mexican American woman. Dr. Jackson will be speaking to the community about her life, career, and “living an artful life” followed by an open Q&A session.

ABOUT THE CHARLES H. WRIGHT MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY:                     
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History was founded in 1965 and is in the heart of Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center. The Wright Museum’s mission is to open minds and change lives through exploration and celebration of African American History and Culture – the museum’s 22,000 square foot, immersive core exhibit – is one of the largest, single exhibitions surveying the history of African Americans. The Wright Museum houses over 35,000 artifacts and archival materials and offers more than 300 public programs and events annually.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kelly Miner, Marketing & Communications Manager
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 E. Warren Avenue, Michigan 48201
kminer@thewright.org or call 313.494.5865