i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls...

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January 15th – April 27th
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm
i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls..., curated by Peter “Souleo” Wright, celebrates the genre-bending, award-winning choreopoem/play, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, which debuted on Broadway in 1976.

Presented in the exhibition are 10 commissioned artworks that are a tribute to the Broadway play. Each work honors an individual poem and underscores its enduring significance in highlighting issues impacting the lives of women of color such as sexuality, race, sisterhood, violence, and self-love as depicted in and inspired by Dr. Shange’s work. Featured artists include Michael Paul Britto, Melissa Calderón, Pamela Council, Uday K. Dhar, Kathleen Granados, Kimberly Mayhorn, Beau McCall, Amber Robles-Gordon, Dianne Smith, and Margaret Rose Vendryes.
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Add to Calendar 01/15/2018 04/27/2018 America/Detroit i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls... i found god in myself: a celebration of Dr. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls..., curated by Peter “Souleo” Wright, celebrates the genre-bending, award-winning choreopoem/play, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, which debuted on Broadway in 1976.

Presented in the exhibition are 10 commissioned artworks that are a tribute to the Broadway play. Each work honors an individual poem and underscores its enduring significance in highlighting issues impacting the lives of women of color such as sexuality, race, sisterhood, violence, and self-love as depicted in and inspired by Dr. Shange’s work. Featured artists include Michael Paul Britto, Melissa Calderón, Pamela Council, Uday K. Dhar, Kathleen Granados, Kimberly Mayhorn, Beau McCall, Amber Robles-Gordon, Dianne Smith, and Margaret Rose Vendryes.
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Tickets:
Ticket Prices, Admission, Fees: Free with museum admission. $8 for adults (ages 13+); $5 for seniors (62+) and youth (ages 3-12); free for museum members and children under 3.
Phone for tickets/more information: (313) 494-5800
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Website for tickets/more information: http://thewright.org/index.php/explore/exhibitions/current-exhibitions?id=738
Parking Cost and Availability:
There is free parking on Brush Street, and the Cultural Center parking lot is $5 before 4 p.m. and $3 afterward.
Accessibility Information:
The museum is accessible to visitors with disabilities. Elevators and ramps serve all public areas. A limited number of wheel chairs are available. All of our exhibits can accommodate strollers.
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