Historical Museum Events Listing

Black History Month: Growing Where We're Planted
February 29 2020 | 12:00pm to 5:00pm

This year, the Detroit Historical Museum honors the legacy of toil and resistance in the Black community through the lens of the...

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Detroit's Jazz Festival Exhibit Reception
March 5 2020 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us to celebrate Detroit's Jazz Festival, currently on display in the Detroit Artists Showcase, with the exhibition's guest...

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Michigan History Day District 10 Competition
March 7 2020 | 9:30am to 2:30pm

Please note that the museum will be closed to the public to accomodate this event! Michigan History Day, an affiliate of National...

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313 Day: Mystery in the Motor City
March 13 2020 | 6:00pm to 10:00pm

The year: 1926. The setting: Detroit, Michigan. The crime: murder. This March 13th - 313 day - join the detective team of Emelia...

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Winter Film Series: Love, Gilda
March 14 2020 | 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Love, Gilda chronicles the life of beloved comedienne and native Detroiter, Gilda Radner, largely in her own words. Weaving...

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Winter Film Series: Love, Gilda
March 15 2020 | 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Love, Gilda chronicles the life of beloved comedienne and native Detroiter, Gilda Radner, largely in her own words. Weaving...

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Third Thursday Speaker Series: Jessica Care Moore
March 19 2020 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Detroit Historical Museum is pleased to present an evening with a true Detroit original, jessica Care moore, to celebrate...

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Jazz on the Streets of Old Detroit
March 25 2020 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door The Black Historic Sites Committee invites you to attend an evening of extraordinary...

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New Members' Reception
March 26 2020 | 5:30pm to 7:00pm

New to the Detroit Historical Society in the last few months? Welcome!  You and a guest are invited to join us for a casual...

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Women Who Empower: Suffrage and Solidarity
March 28 2020 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

It has only been a century since (most) women won the right to vote, but suffrage was only the beginning. For many, it meant the...

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Detroit's Brewing Heritage Happy Hour Preview
April 2 2020 | 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Detroit’s first recognized brewer – Joseph Parent – arrived in 1706 when the new French trading post was just five years old....

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City of Champions Day
April 18 2020 | 12:00pm to 3:00pm

It was the date and year that will live with us forever - April 18, 1936. The Governor of Michigan declared April 18th "Detroit...

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Pockets of Joy: National Poetry Month
April 25 2020 | 7:00pm to 9:00pm

April is Poetry Month and the Detroit Historical Museum is is happy to present Pockets of Joy in collaboration with poet and host...

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WWII 75: V-E Day Commemoration
May 9 2020 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us for the kick-off of Victory Summer as the Detroit Historical Society commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of...

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New Members' Reception
May 28 2020 | 5:30pm to 7:00pm

New to the Detroit Historical Society in the last few months? Welcome!  You and a guest are invited to join us for a casual...

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