Aretha Franklin Exhibit Opens At Detroit Museum

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Aretha Franklin left behind an array of classic music that her fans can always use to reflect on her legacy. Now, in her hometown, fans can tour an exhibit in memory as well. 

The exhibit, which opened to the public on Tuesday, is called “THINK: A Tribute to the Queen of Soul” and is located at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.

The experience for fans will feature photos and videos from periods of Franklin’s life as both the Queen of Soul, as well as a Civil Rights Activist. The exhibit even showcases the now infamous red dress and heels that Franklin was dawned in during her first viewing upon her recent death. 

According to local station WXYZ, the tribute will run through Jan 21. Viewing is free with admission into the museum.

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