Coming Up @ The Carr Center
February 3, 10 & 17 – Sip n Sketch
Fun Friday nights @ The Gallery with MUSÉ Austen Brantley’s stunning solo exhibition
March 11 : The Gathering Orchestra
Following a week-long Detroit residency at The Carr Center, The Gathering Orchestra Nonet performs in concert under the artistic direction of Rodney Appleby.
April 30 : Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings
DCWS, the standard bearer for Detroit’s Chamber Music lovers will feature some of the metro area’s top musicians in a special Sunday matinee performance.
Film @ The Carr: Black Health IS
Of the eight individual organizations that collectively staged The Jazz Crawl, it was The Carr Center, the youngest, smallest and newest-to-the-neighborhood that brought them all together.That’s the definition of leadership.
The Carr Center has a unique history in Detroit, fulfilling a critical need for elevating Black artistic excellence in visual arts, dance, arts education, and jazz.
New Standards” exhibit at The Carr Center throws down the gauntlet on gender roles in jazz. Curated by Terri Lyne Carrington, the project makes equity and inclusion its lodestar, seeking to empower women in a jazz scene long dominated by men.
Meet the Artist: Alba Roland Mejia
Meet The Artist: Monty Cole
Meet the Artist: Jahbrielle Hennig Rayford
Who We Are
the Carr Center leverages the essence of the African American cultural experience to inspire, entertain, challenge and educate. It is a place where artists, across all disciplines, and community come together. We accomplish our mission through three core programs:
the Carr Center Contemporary, The Carr Center Arts Academy and the Carr Center Presents….
the Carr Center is devoted to the preservation, presentation, promotion and development of the African and African American cultural arts traditions within our multicultural community.
It is a gift of emotion, joy and inspiration. In every presentation, the Carr Center aims to be a platform for unmerited giving.