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Black Forum Fridays: Honoring Motown’s Hidden Gem

Posted on: 02-29-2016

Imagine yourself listening to the voices of greats like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Langston Hughes in the vibrant Motown Museum gallery. Our Black Forum Fridays event series made that a reality. Every Friday during Black History Month, the Museum paid homage to Motown’s historic Black Forum Label, which was active from 1970 to 1973.continue reading…

Addictive Lyrics and an Unforgettable Beat: Grammy-Worthy Motown Songs

Posted on: 02-12-2016

With the Grammy Awards airing this Monday, now is a perfect time to recollect Motown songs that have been inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame. Motown had a way of producing hit songs with addictive lyrics and an unforgettable beat. So, it’s with no surprise dozens of Motown songs, including those recorded on subsidiarycontinue reading…

A Broader Story, A Bigger Vision: Motown Museum CEO’s Message for 2016

Posted on: 01-11-2016

Like most people entering this new year, I have been very reflective over the last few weeks. Being the granddaughter of Esther Gordy Edwards, the founder of Motown Museum, has always given me great pride. Since I took on this role in 2002, it has been my mission to continue my grandmother’s work of presentingcontinue reading…

Motown Museum Welcomes You to our Blog!

Posted on: 07-01-2015

We are thankful for the connections we have made with many of you who follow us on Twitter via our handle, @Motown_Museum and with the thousands of visitors to our Facebook group and fan pages. We look forward to your visits to our new website,; and our soon to be launched YouTube channel. Acrosscontinue reading…