Educator’s Night – September 26

Calling all K-12 teachers! 

Join Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the Detroit Cultural Center institutions for its first district-wide Educator’s Night on Tuesday, September 26, from 4:30 PM-8:00 PM. You’re invited to learn more about field trip opportunities, traveling educational programs, summer camps, while experiencing guided tours and other interactive activities in the Detroit Cultural Center. 

Five cultural institutions will be open and will host other organizations from around the metro Detroit area, themed around the following disciplines: Art and Design; Music; STEM; Culture, History and Theatre; and History and Early Childhood Education. Teachers are encouraged to check in at the institution that best matches their teaching discipline, and then visit all the other four institutions throughout the night. Over 30 arts, cultural, and educational organizations will be on-site sharing resources exclusively for teachers. You are bound to learn about new programs and resources that could be perfect for your classroom. The five hosting venues for the night include:

The Carr Center – Music | 15 E. Kirby Street, Ground Floor, Detroit, 48202

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History – Culture, History, Theatre | 315 E. Warren, Detroit, 48202

Detroit Historical Museum – History Resources, Natural History/Geography | 5401 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, 48202

Detroit Institute of Arts – Art and Design | 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, 48202

Michigan Science Center – STEM | 5020 John R Street, Detroit, 48202

Teachers will be provided a map at check-in of where the 5 hosting institutions are located, with a list of the other organizations that are participating in Educator’s Night at their venue. Other participating organizations include:

Arts and Scraps, Black and Brown Theatre, College for Creative Studies, Detroit Public Theatre, Detroit Puppet Company, DNR Outdoor Adventure Center, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, Heritage Works, Historical Society of Michigan, InsideOut Literary Arts, JazzEd Detroit, Living Arts, Michigan State University, MINT Artists Guild, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Pewabic Pottery, Signal Return, University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Zekelman Holocaust Center, and more!

Free Detroit Cultural Center tote bags will be provided to teachers that register in advance. You can also enjoy food trucks and receive other fun teacher freebies while supplies last. 

Registration is free, so come enjoy a night out in the Detroit Cultural Center! 


Educator’s Night is made possible by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation.