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We are closed on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve

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Motown Museum is the beating heart of the extraordinary Motown legacy—a destination that brings together people and ideas from different generations, and celebrates the past while simultaneously building a bridge to the future.

About Motown Museum

To ensure our vast collection maintains public visibility, and to keep things fresh for our guests, Motown Museum changes its main gallery exhibit 1-2 times per year. Here is what’s currently showing at our museum.

Current Exhibit

Motown Museum transports you into an era of musical magic. From the second you walk through the door, you’ll be greeted with the voices of Motown and a profound sense of history and significance.

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Hitsville NEXT Programs

Our uniquely curated community programs emphasize education, entrepreneurship and equity—with experiences, mentoring and exposure that nurtures and elevates tomorrow’s history makers. Museum programs cultivate creativity and entrepreneurship in budding talent, allowing great art, big ideas and innovation to flourish.

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Amplify: The Sound of Detroit


Ages 16+ | September - December

An open to the public, family-oriented event, AMPLIFY seeks to build on the rich legacy of Motown, celebrate the unique voices of Detroit....

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Ignite Summer Camp
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Ignite Summer Camp


9 - 12 Grade | July 26 - August 5

Ignite offers a day program for high school aged singers that will take them on a journey of artistic visioning through collaborative performance opportunities, group lessons and workshops catered to the foundation of artist development....

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Spark Summer Camp
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Spark Summer Camp


6 – 8 Grade | August 9 - 19

Motown SPARK is a day camp that provides a safe space for middle school aged participants to explore career opportunities available in the music industry and find their artistic talent....

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Hitsville NEXT Events

From memorable galas and concert performances, to community celebrations and educational programs, we host a range of special events throughout the year.

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Motown MIC: The Spoken Word Competition


April 15, 2022 @ 7pm

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Legacy Podcast


All Episodes Are Now Available!

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Motown Legacy

As an irresistible force of social and cultural change, the legendary Motown portfolio made its mark not just on the music industry, but society at large, with a signature Motown Sound that has become one of the most significant musical accomplishments and stunning success stories of the 20th century.

Discover The Legacy

Like many other African Americans in the early 20th century, Berry Gordy, Sr. and his wife, Bertha Fuller Gordy, came North from Georgia to find a better life for themselves and their family.

Gordy Family

Motown is an extended family of some of the most iconic and influential artists, musicians and songwriters of our time. Brought together by destiny through their love for making music, they found themselves making history.

Motown Artists

The culmination of years of planning, hard work and generous contributions from dedicated donors, the highly anticipated, $50 million Motown Museum expansion project will grow the museum campus to a 50,000-square-foot world-class entertainment and education tourist destination.

Expansion

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When you contribute to the Motown Museum, you become part of a rich musical and cultural legacy. We are a 501(c)(3) not for profit, tax-exempt organization in Detroit.

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Legacy Podcast

All Episodes Are Now Available!

Streaming on all Podcast Platforms

February 1

James H. Cole Home for Funerals

February 8

Parks Old Style Bar-B-Q

February 15

The Right Productions, Inc.

February 22

The Block, Garden Theatre, and Floods Bar and Grille

March 1

House of Morrison Shoe Repair

March 8

Brinker Group

Join us for this special six part series as we celebrate the entrepreneurial excellence of the Gordy family whose innovative DNA sparked one of the most significant musical accomplishments and stunning success stories of the 20th century. Just as Motown Museum carries on the Motown legacy, each episode will feature dynamic stories of family businesses thriving as examples of successful multi-generational enterprises, reinforcing how important legacy is to our culture.


Our Host

Greg Russell has been a television and radio fixture in Detroit, Michigan for over 30 years. Greg is the host and producer of the syndicated television show, Movie Show Plus.   Greg can also be seen weekly on Live In The D on Local 4 (NBC) Detroit.  Greg Russell is also a celebrity interviewer for Getty Images Worldwide.  He can also be heard on WJR a.m. 760 on the Paul W Smith Show.  He also has his own show on 910 AM the Superstation which also streams on  iHeart radio.   Greg is a celebrity contributor on the national shows Fortune Finds and Notorious which are both seen on Reelz Channel. Greg is a two-time Emmy Award winner and has served as president of the National Academy of Television Arts (Emmy) for the state of Michigan. Greg has also been a board member for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) both nationally and locally.



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