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Motown DC and Gen Z


Event Details

Date: July 06, 2024

Start Time: 2:00 pm EDT

End Time: 4:00 pm EDT

Location: Anacostia Arts Center
1231 Marion Barry Avenue SouthEast
Washington, DC 20020 United States

Join us for a special tour of the Motown DC exhibit for the youth!

The African American Music Association (AAMA) in partnership with the Anacostia Arts Center in Washington, DC is honored to present “Motown DC” a gallery exhibition featuring a display of photographs and memorabilia collections of legendary Motown artists by curator Beverly Lindsay-Johnson and co-curator Nikki Graves Henderson.

A significant portion of the display entitled “DC and Motown” will recognize musicians originating from Washington, DC who were also part of the Motown sound. They include the original Dynamic Superiors, The Young Senators band (the recording and touring band for Eddie Kenricks during his solo career), Glenn Leonard of The Temptations (1975-1983), Joe Herndon of The Temptations (2003-2015), Stacy Lattisaw, Johnny Gil, and of course, Marvin Gaye.

Join us for a guided tour created for visitors under 40!