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THE COLLECTION

Current Exhibitions

EXHIBITION

BOULEVARD TO BROADWAY
A Musical Phenomenon started in Detroit

Exhibit Now Showing

We are often asked how Berry Gordy was able to build a recording company in Detroit during a time of racial unrest and limited business opportunities for African Americans in the music industry. This exhibit provides insight into how he successfully navigated uncharted territory time and time again to meet societal challenges. The exhibit explores how Berry Gordy, through the creation of Motown built an enterprise that revolutionized the entertainment industry. With music as its foundation, Motown captivated the hearts of young people around the world, changed the face of television and film and today continues to impact generations as it shines brightly on Broadway.