Motown Motown Museum To Honor Black Family-Owned Businesses By Associated Press • Feb 20, 2018 Scott Pohl / WKAR Detroit's Motown Museum is organizing an event to celebrate the entrepreneurial legacy of the Gordy family and black family-owned businesses in honor of Black History Month. Foundation Donates $500,000 Toward Motown Museum Expansion By Associated Press • Dec 31, 2017 Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU There's a little bit more dancing in the street at the Motown Museum as officials accept another donation supporting its expansion plans. "Motown Mansion" Estate Sale Set for September By Associated Press • Sep 5, 2017 Scott Pohl / WKAR Public Media The public will be able to celebrate Motown's history in Detroit with an estate sale and live global auction. Motown Museum launches $50m expansion effort By Scott Pohl • Oct 20, 2016 This week, the Motown Museum in Detroit announced a $50-million dollar expansion project. We talk with the museum’s Chairwoman and CEO, Robin Terry, about their exciting plans. Listen Listening... / 7:59 Stevie Wonder back in MI to perform legendary album By Mark Bashore • Nov 20, 2014 Listen Listening... / 9:56 Tonight, a Michigan-born superstar returns home to perform a legendary album. Tonight at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Stevie Wonder will perform all the tracks on the album “Songs In The Key of Life.” Book chronicles troubled life of Motown queen Mary Wells By Current State • Oct 1, 2013 Wikimedia commons In the early 1960’s, Mary Wells was the "Queen of Motown." But her life was not always so glamorous. She grew up in Detroit, in the Black Bottom and Cass Corridor neighborhoods, yet she was determined to find a way into the music industry.