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Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

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Charles H Wright Museum of African American History is a history museum based in Detroit, MI that was founded in 1965. As of 2018 they had $6.7 million in revenue and $3.7 million in assets.

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History provides learning opportunities, exhibitions, programs and events based on collections and research that explore the diverse history and culture of African Americans and their African origins.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Museum Of African American History.

(313) 494-5800
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Program areas at Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

Educational programs - the heartbeat of the wright museum is in its wide array of community programming, the majority of which is free and open to the public. The wright museum's rich, annually recurring calendar includes over 300 public events, such as concert performances, theatrical productions, family and children's programs, film screenings, lectures, and health and wellness workshops. Examples include martin luther king jr. day, black history month, women's history month, the ford freedom awards, grandparents day, kwanzaa, and the three-day african world festival that attracts over 250,000 attendees from around the world. Partnerships with area arts, culture, and media organizations are a critical component of this ambitious schedule; the wright museum partnered with more than 200 such entities during the year ended june 30, 2018.

Exhibitions and tours - centrally located in midtown detroit - within america's largest majority african american city, the most important international crossing of the underground railroad, and a pivotal destination during the 20th century's great migration - the wright museum is the largest institution dedicated to the african american experience. As such, the wright museum provides a welcoming, inclusive environment for people of all ages, races, and backgrounds to immerse themselves in the african american experience and to gain a new appreciation for the diversity of the nation. The wright museum's 125,000 square foot facility includes seven exhibition areas. During the year ended june 30, 2018, the wright museum showcased 10 changing exhibitions and two permanent exhibits to over 61,000 visitors, including area school children, families, organizations, and tourists from around the world.

Form 990s for Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Apr 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 2, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jan 2, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,600,298
Program services$372,658
Investment income and dividends$132,107
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$779,820
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$89,974
Net income from fundraising events$-417,078
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$76,268
Miscellaneous revenues$95,582
Total revenues$6,729,629

Vendors for Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2019-08-28
██████Fundraising software2019-08-17
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-17
████████ ███████Marketing software2019-08-17
██████ ███████ ███ ███████Tax accounting2019-05-14
████ ███████ ████████ █████Fabrication Services$359,4022018-06-01
█████████ █████ ███ ███████Sponsorship and Ticket Sales$26,5502018-06-01
████████ █████ ███Credit Card Provider$408,9512018-06-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Neil A. BarclayPresident and Chief Executive Officer-Aug. 22, 2019
Sharron RoseChief Financial Officer$125,000Aug. 22, 2019
██████ ██████Senior Vice President, Development-Aug. 22, 2019
███████ ████████████Senior Vice President of Education and Exhibitions-Sept. 29, 2017
███ ███████Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives-Sept. 29, 2017
███████ ███████Vice President of Public Programming / Vice President , Public Programming-Aug. 22, 2019
████████ ███████Director of Membership and Donor Records-Aug. 22, 2019
██████ ████████ ███Interim Director of Education-Aug. 22, 2019
████ █████Director of Facility Rental-Aug. 22, 2019
█████ ████Human Resources Manager-Aug. 22, 2019
...and eight more key personnel

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