Saturday Evening, October 5th

The Wright Gala 2019

Masquerade Ball

Please join us for a fabulous night filled with lavish costumes, live entertainment and divine dishes from some of Detroit's best restaurants.

Help us open minds and change lives.

Your support at this year’s annual Gala Masquerade Ball impacts the quality and scope of our mission to:

  • Teach and celebrate African American history and culture
  • Increase the legacy of literacy through storytelling and family activities
  • Offer unique and engaging public programming


Saturday, October 5th, 2019

6:00 - 9:00 PM: The Wright Gala
9:00 PM: Unmasking After Party

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The Charles H. Wright Museum
of African American History

315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI
Ford Freedom Rotunda

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Guests are invited to wear
a colorful Masquerade mask


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Who's behind that mask?

Congratulations to our
2019 Gala Honoree Recipients!

We thank them for their extraordinary commitment to The Wright.

  • Alma and Edward
  • Retha and Walter
  • Honorable
    Craig S. Strong
  • Will and Lynett
  • Roy and Maureen


In support of The Wright
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Place your bid on items such as Fine Art, Jewelry, Sports Packages, Vacation Getaways and more!


Contact: Germaine Williams
(313) 494-5853

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