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The Carr Center


The Carr is a creative hub centered in downtown Detroit devoted to the preservation, presentation, promotion, and development of the African and African-American cultural arts traditions within a multicultural community. Each year the Carr Center engages 52,000+ metro-Detroit residents and visitors with a year-round menu of performances, exhibitions, arts education, post-graduate training, and community programs.

Performance address:

311 East Grand River
Detroit, MI

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Related Content

Read about the Carr Center’s financial woes and blessings, in FREEP

Other Voices June 24, 2016
The financially challenged Carr Center, a small Detroit arts organization focused on African-American culture, has received recent commitments for more than $770,000, including a $500,000 grant from the Fred... Continue Reading