PLEASE NOTE: The MLK Day Breakfast is SOLD OUT...
But there are still PLENTY of activities in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today at The Wright!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is The Wright Museum's busiest day of the year - and with good reason! It's an exciting day of celebration that includes children's workshops, arts and crafts, musical performances by Testimony and Mosaic Youth Theater, storytelling, video tributes, special displays of MLK and Coretta Scott King artifacts, and much, much more! Special this year is the exhibition, I See Me: Reflections in Black Dolls, on display now and included with museum admission, as well as lectures and presentations by Dr. Derrick White and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
All activities and exhibitions are included with museum admission, which is $8 for adults (ages 13 +), $5 for seniors (62 +) and youth (ages 3 - 12), and free for museum members and children under 3.
17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemorative Breakfast featuring Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian
Monday, January 16, 2017 from 8 - 10 AM
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents the 17th annual Martin Luther King Day Commemorative Breakfast featuring Civil Rights icon and 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian. Dr. Vivian’s accomplishments include being a trusted adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., serving as a religious adviser to President Barack Obama during his successful 2008 campaign, and serving as National Director of Affiliates and strategist for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (S.C.L.C.). Additional special guest speakers include former City Councilwoman Rev. Dr. JoAnn Watson, Associate Pastor of West Side Unity Church and host of the TV and radio show “Wake Up Detroit;” Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, President of NAACP, Detroit Branch and Senior Pastor of Fellowship Chapel; and Rev. Ed Rowe, Former Senior Pastor of Central United Methodist Church.
Doors open at 7 AM and seating is on a first come, first served basis; valet parking will be available. Breakfast begins at 8 AM followed by the program at 9 AM. Your commemorative breakfast ticket also includes FREE admission to all exhibitions and MLK Day activities at the museum! Proceeds benefit the museum's ongoing educational programming.