Events by Month

September 2023

September 10, 2023

The Hustle: Youth Opportunities Panel Discussion

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Meet some of the incredible people creating educational and support experiences for Detroit students outside of traditional classrooms.

Featuring Khali Sweeney of Downtown Boxing Gym, Emmanuel Smith AKA “Mr. E in the D,” and Alanna Tremble of She Too STEM. Moderated by Marc Bland, Chief Diversity Officer for S&P Global - Mobility and Detroit Historical Society Trustee.

Included with museum general admission (free for members!)

September 17, 2023

Coloring & Coffee: A Farewell to Boom Town

10:00am to 12:00pm

As the Detroit Historical Museum's Boom Town: Detroit in the 1920s exhibition draws to an end, we're celebrating all things 1920s with a special event featuring custom, exhibition-themed illustrations drawn by Sherrie Savage of Naturally ILLustrated.


Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring, coffee, treats, and docent-led tours. 

September 23, 2023

Black Baseball Book Talk: Jay Caldwell and Vanessa Ivy Rose

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Vanessa Ivy Rose, Detroit Stars player Turkey Stearnes' granddaughter and author of Hall of Fame DNA: The Legacy of Norman "Turkey" Stearnes and Jay Caldwell, author of Black Baseball in Living Color: The Artwork of Graig Kreindler will join artist Graig Kreindler, Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium founder Gary Gillette, and Detroit Stars player Turkey Stearnes' daughte

September 26, 2023

Detroit Cultural Center Educator's Night

4:30pm to 8:00pm

Calling all K-12 teachers! The Detroit Cultural Center is hosting its first-ever, district-wide Educator’s Night!

The Carr Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Michigan Science Center will be hosting over 30 arts, cultural, and educational institutions who will be sharing resources exclusively for teachers. Learn about field trip opportunities, traveling educational programs, summer camps, and experience guided tours and other interactive activities.