Tag: Berry Gordy

Motown Museum Celebrates the Life of Legendary Singer Mary Wilson, An Original Member of The Supremes

Motown Museum Celebrates the Life of Legendary Singer Mary Wilson, An Original Member of The Supremes
DETROIT:  In response from the news of Mary Wilson’s passing yesterday on February 8th at the age of 76, Motown Museum Chairwoman and CEO Robin Terry reflects on the iconic and groundbreaking Motown artist who was an original member of The Supremes. “In this moment of extreme sadness, the world has lost one of the... Read more »

Music Pioneer Berry Gordy's Legacy is Celebrated at Motown Museum Fundraiser Event

Music Pioneer Berry Gordy's Legacy is Celebrated at Motown Museum Fundraiser Event
The stars came out to pay homage to Motown Founder Berry Gordy this past weekend for a celebratory event commemorating the 60th anniversary of Motown Record Corporation. The three-day event started on Saturday September 21 and showcased an entertainment lineup full of music, celebrities and dignitaries that converged on Detroit for a celebration benefiting the... Read more »

Motown Founder Berry Gordy's $4 Million Donation to the Motown Museum Expansion Will Help Boost Detroit's Economy

Motown Founder Berry Gordy's $4 Million Donation to the Motown Museum Expansion Will Help Boost Detroit's Economy
The Motown Museum expansion campaign in Detroit has another reason to celebrate. Museum officials announced today that Motown music pioneer Berry Gordy will donate $4 million to the project.  Gordy’s latest contribution adds to other donations as well, from institutions and organizations across the country including Ford Motor Company and UAW-Ford, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The... Read more »
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