FREE Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Exhibition Celebration

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Embrace the colorful world of contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley during the celebration for the Museum’s exhibition Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic. Enjoy music, a cash bar and performers drawn from the city’s diverse creative community.

When: Saturday, Feb. 18: 6-10 p.m., Main Museum

Great Gallery

hardcore_detroit_weber0026–10 p.m. | DJ Keith Success with special guests:

  • Wakeso Peterson, musician
  • Odessa Rowan, poet
  • Tyrece Bell, dancer
  • Melvin Johnson, poet
  • Gregory Buchanan, pianist
  • Charves Dinnis, poet

7:30–8:30 p.m. | Circle 2445 Presents V/V (pronounced “5 of 5”), a string quartet that bridges classical music and hip hop

8:30–9 p.m. | Poets and Performers:

  • Brittany Edwards, poet
  • Preston Wilson, singer and pianist

9–10 p.m. | Dance party with DJ Keith Success

Little Theater

an_economy_of_grace6:30–7:15 p.m. | A reading of Act I from Joyce Lewis’s I Am Black and Beautiful, a play composed of vignettes commenting on love, self–esteem, and sisterhood.

8–9 and 9–10 p.m. | Screenings of Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace

Members’ Lounge in the Cloister

6–9 p.m. | Magician Dorian the Strange

NOTE: Performer lineup subject to change.


One Response to “FREE Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Exhibition Celebration”

  1. fanny effler says:

    Enjoying V/V – thanks for great entertainment night!


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