Charles H. Wright Museum Presents
Streamed every Wednesday at 8pm ET on Facebook
Throughout the years, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has hosted numerous performers, speakers, authors and dignitaries from across the African diaspora as part of its efforts to explore, understand and celebrate the rich cultural legacy of African Americans.
Now, The Wright Museum is partnering with Detroit Public TV to help you experience some of these incredible moments online. Every Wednesday at 8pm ET, watch the “Charles H. Wright Museum Presents” livestream series offering a look at inspiring lectures and performances from the museum’s archives.
April ‘Anue’ Shipp
Explore technique and process from one of Detroit’s innovators in the craft of quilt making. April ‘Anue’ Shipp is a fiber artist and autodidactic figurative sculptor, centering her practice on designing quilt patterns and creating soft sculpture dolls. She is self-taught with over 30 years of quilt making experience, teaching workshops in and around the city of Detroit. Her works have been exhibited in galleries, at museums, colleges and universities in Detroit, throughout the United States, in the U.K. and in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work has been featured in numerous exhibition catalogs, newspaper and magazine articles. April Shipp teaches the Art of Quilt Making at Wayne County Community College School of Continuing Education, Detroit campus, as well as at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
April 7 – Dr. Anita Moncrease