Black History Month 2021 Virtual Programs Call for Participation

The Detroit Institute of Art’s Black History Month 2021 Programming is going virtual!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the museum’s annual Black History Month programs will be online for the first time, presenting music, storytelling, artists and conversations and more. New this year is a celebration of local black talent in the areas of food, drink and visual arts through online demonstrations.

Calling creative local chefs, mixologists and artists! The museum wants you to show your talents and creative process with museum visitors during virtual Black History Month events.

Selected chefs and mixologists will be featured in virtual Wind Down Wednesdays showcases and are asked to submit videos of food and cocktail recipes in specific categories. Selected artists will be featured in virtual artist demonstrations.

Detailed information and requirements for anyone interested in submitting a proposal can be found here >


All featured participants will receive payment for their time.