Facility Rental

The Museum is Perfect for Your Next Function!

The Wright Museum, the world's largest museum of African American history, is the perfect venue for your next special event!  Our distinctive venue is a mark of architectural brilliance.  Our facility offers a 317-seat state-of-the-art theater, two large banquet-style galleries, two classrooms, a computer lab, and a rotunda that's absolutely breathtaking.  And, to add that special touch to your event, we can provide private museum tours for your guests – a perfect addition to the perfect event!

Located in Midtown Detroit's Cultural Center, the Museum provides the perfect ambiance and services for your function.  We can accommodate weddings, recitals, family reunions, corporate meetings, receptions, workshops, church dinners, lectures and many other events.  Let your next event be a part of history at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History!

Minimum rental rates include:

• A four-hour event
• Set-up and breakdown time
• Museum staff to help pre-plan and facilitate your event
• Cleaning and security staff for your event

Catering, guided & self-guided gallery tours, the museum store, valet parking and audio-visual equipment may be added for an additional fee.


For inquiries, please contact the Facility Rental Office at (313) 494-5831, (313) 494-5893, or (313) 494-5801.