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Dance Theatre of Harlem at The Wright Museum

Parents and kids can see '40 Years of Firsts' in this cool 2011 exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit

Dance the family over to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit to experience Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts June 16-Dec. 31, 2011 – and be part of an empowering history!

Families learn about the famous dance company that evolved from a small studio to a worldwide touring company, thanks to Arthur Mitchell. Experience the rare memorabilia from the company's 40 years of growth with costumes, photos and choreography from the archives of The New York Public Library.

Leap, twirl, chasse – or maybe just take the car – to get to this historical exhibit today! It runs until Dec. 31, 2011. Visit the museum 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday (it's closed Monday). Kids ages 3-12 are admitted for $5; entry is $5 for seniors (ages 62-plus) and $8 for adults ages 13-61.

See the Metro Parent calendar listing for more on the 2011 Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.

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