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Lectures & Films
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.”
Lectures & Film are supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Please visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming presentations.
June 8 | 1:00pm to June 9 | 2:00pm
June 8 & 9
Running Time: 60 minutes
“Typeface” explores the twilight of...
June 19 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join local food aficionado Bill Loomis on a look back at the appetites, tastes, kitchens, parties, holidays and everyday meals...