5 Places To Celebrate Black History MonthFebruary is Black History Month. Teach your littles about the accomplishments and contributions of black Americans at these museums and special events. DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTSWe Admire the works of African and... 5 Places To Celebrate Black History Month skip to Main Content

5 Places To Celebrate Black History Month

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February is Black History Month. Teach your littles about the accomplishments and contributions of black Americans at these museums and special events.

 

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS

We Admire the works of African and African American artists at the DIA, participate in family-friendly games and activities in the General Motors Center and watch artists perform live! Admission to the DIA is FREE to residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

 

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GIVEAWAY: $25 Gift card to the DIA

Enter to win a $25 gift card to the DIA gift shop and bring home art home with you.

CHARLES H WRIGHT MUSEUM

Explore the journey of black Americans from the Motherland in Africa to the American colonies and the streets of Detroit.

 

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MOTOWN MUSEUM

Barry Gordy and the Motown Record label broke barriers and paved the way for international icons like Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson to reach the pinnacle of music success. See where it all started on W. Grand Boulevard at Hitsville U.S.A.


DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM

We ♥ FREE! Take a walk through old Detroit and the Underground Railroad to experience the journey of former slaves searching for freedom and see what they accomplished in areas of industry, sports and the arts after they arrived. Admission to the Historical Museum is free to the public.

 

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Bring older kids to the Detroit Historical Society’s Great Lakes Museum on  Belle Isle to watch Proudly We Served about black sailors in WW2. Admission is free and the film begins at 2pm on February 9th and 10th.


THE HENRY FORD

Celebrate Black History Month with a series of weekly activities and musical performances at The Henry Ford Museum. From sitting on the bus of Rosa Parks to the inventions of Elijah ‘The Real’ McCoy, history will come to life for your littles at The Henry Ford.

 

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