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Lectures & Films
If you are a member, you can purchase tickets early by logging through the member log-in. Your username and password is your Membership ID number. Public offering will begin December 23.
Scholar and Author Series
The Detroit Historical Society features monthly evening lectures on Detroit history topics by local and regional historians and authors. Topics have ranged from an exploration of Detroit neighborhoods to the area’s involvement in the War of 1812.
The Detroit Historical Society Film Series screens documentaries that cover a range of Detroit History subjects. Films are screened at 1 p.m. on select Saturdays and Sundays, and are free with museum admission. Past documentaries have included “The Hudson’s Building,” Keith Famie’s “Our Story Of…” series, and “Detroit Mob Confidential.”
Please visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming presentations.
Current Lectures & Film Events:
April 12 2015 | 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Shown at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum This film explores the history of Detroit’s La Cosa Nostra Family, which, in many ways, is...
April 12 2015 | 3:00pm to 4:25pm
Shown at the Detroit Historical Museum Running time: 85 minutes For more than 100 years, Detroit fans watched baseball at Bennett...
May 10 2015 | 2:00pm to 3:05pm
Shown at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum Urban heroes employ agricultural efforts, mural art, community organizing, and tenacious...
May 10 2015 | 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Shown at the Detroit Historical Museum “Grown in Detroit” focuses on the urban gardening efforts managed by a public school of...
June 14 2015 | 2:00pm to 2:25pm
Shown at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum Covering 300 years of history, “Regional Roots” uses the immigrant experience as an...