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News & Events

Gary Grimshaw: Detroit's Counterculture Poster Artist
Nov 15, 2014

Local radio disc jockey and Grande Ballroom promoter Russ Gibbs wanted emulate the Rock and psychedelic scene of San Francisco through concert posters. Artist Gary Grimshaw designed posters that fit the bill perfectly.

St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center: Windows of Opportunity
Nov 15, 2014

In 1929, Charles and Sarah Fisher added their name to the organization by rebuilding the residence which had been destroyed by fire. Part of the reconstruction was the creation of unique Mother Goose nursery rhymes depicted in stained glass windows for the kindergarten classroom, designed by Detroit Stained Glass and built by Fisher Body.

The Society Member Shopping Days Sale is On!
Nov 18, 2014

Society Member Shopping Days run November 18-27 featuring 25% off for Collector level members and above at all stores. Discounts will not be combined.

November Store Specials
Nov 01, 2014

In honor of Michigan's rich maritime history, all maritime history titles are 20% off in"DVDs" and all books. Society Member Shopping Days run November 18-27 featuring 25% off for members at all stores. All Store Sale begins Friday, November 28 with 25% off for the public and Society members and runs through Saturday, December 6. Black Friday Store Sales start Friday, November 28 and run all weekend featuring up to 50% off on select toys and apparel. Discounts cannot be combined. Sales end Sunday, November 30.