Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

 

315 E. Warren Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
313.494.5800
thewright.org

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NOEL NIGHT PROGRAMMING:

GM Theatre:

5:00-5:45 p.m. - Ballet Renaissance
6:00-6:30 p.m. - David Ellis Academy West Choir
7:15-8:00 p.m. - Dixon's Violin
8:45-9:45 p.m. - Monica Blaire

Ford Motor Rotunda:

5:15-5:45 p.m. & 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Jillian L. Jackson Brass Ensemble
6:45, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m. - Onita Sanders, Harpist

Other offerings provided by the Women’s Committee of the Wright Museum include:  A raffle of two bicycles (winners do not need to be present), a raffle of a gift/toy every 15-20 minutes (winners must be present), photos with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus ($) and vendor fair.  

Lewis Latimer Café:

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will provide holiday make-and-take activities from 5:00-10:00 p.m.

Orientation Theatre:

5:00-9:00 p.m. - The Detroit Pierians Presents A Pierian Holiday IV:

5:15 p.m. - Jazz Musico Duo-Jon Dixon & DeSean Jones
6:15 p.m. - Choral Performance-DSA Achievers Ladies Ensemble
7:15 p.m. - DJ/Dance Tutorial-DJ Lynda Carter
8:15 p.m. - Women & Design Showcase-Fashion show-style showcase featuring four female designers and creators.

Multi-Purpose Room:

5:00-5:30 p.m. - Detroit Tap Repertory
5:45-6:15 p.m. - DAAS Dance
6:30-7:15 p.m. - Michigan Opera Theatre
7:45-8:45 p.m. - Rocket(!!!)Man & The Free Radicals
9:00-9:45 p.m. - Omowale Cultural Society

Classroom:

Throughout the evening there will be arts & crafts activities. Presentations will be provided by the Education Department of the Wright Museum. Activities will be led by Education Department team members Michelle McKinney & Jatu Gray, with volunteers to offer support.  

5:00 p.m. - African Drumming Workshop
6:00 p.m. - Kwanzaa Demonstration and Shekere’ Make & Take
7:00 p.m. - African Drumming Workshop
8:00 p.m. - Kwanzaa Demonstration and Shekere’ Make & Take
9:00 p.m. - African Drumming Workshop

Kwanzaa Demonstration

Kwanzaa Demonstration

Ballet Renaissance

Ballet Renaissance

African dancing & drumming

African dancing & drumming

Monica Blaire

Monica Blaire

Dixon's Violin | Photo: Aaron Lingenfelter

Dixon's Violin | Photo: Aaron Lingenfelter

David Ellis Academy West Choir

David Ellis Academy West Choir