Events by Month

July 2021

July 15, 2021

Virtual Third Thursday Speaker Series: Exiled To Motown

6:30pm to 7:30pm

In honor of the Detroit Historical Society’s centennial anniversary, our upcoming Third Thursday Speaker Series events will focus on Detroit stories from the past that still impact us today. Each month's discussion will bring a contemporary perspective to a different decade of the last hundred years!

July 17, 2021

Exiled To Motown public opening

10:00am to 5:00pm

See the newest Community Gallery exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum - Exiled To Motown: A History of Japanese Americans in Detroit. 

July 24, 2021

Detroit's Birthday Celebration

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a doubleheader that could only happen at the Detroit Historical Museum!

Celebrate Detroit's 320th birthday on July 24 along with '68 Tigers legend Mickey Lolich, as his hand prints are unveiled on the museum's Legends Plaza.

Meet the baseball great, join in a Q&A, enjoy some birthday and baseball-themed treats, play Tigers trivia and more. Tigers mascot Paws will be on-hand from 1-2:30 p.m. to welcome guests and take photos!

This outdoor event is free with registration.