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.

Film Series

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:

More Bob-lo Memories
March 8 2015 | 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Shown at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum (42 minutes) More Bob-lo Memories” will bring you back to the fun-filled summer days of...

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Borderline: The Story of 8 Mile Road
March 8 2015 | 3:00pm to 3:30pm

Shown at the Detroit HIstorical Museum Written and Produced by Gary Glaser and Dave Toorongian; Directed by Gary Glaser; Narrated...

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