Changing Exhibitions

1984 World Series Street Portraits: Photography by Carlos Diaz

NOW OPEN in the Detroit Artists Showcase  During the summer of 1984, Detroit was buzzing with excitement and anticipation, as the Detroit Tigers got closer to winning the World Series. Carlos Diaz had just moved into the city that summer after...

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Automotive Showplace

The Automotive Showplace is a changing exhibit space at the Detroit Historical Museum that features rare and unique vehicles from the Detroit Historical Society’s collection, presented by Warner Norcross + Judd.    NOW OPEN in the Automotive...

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Concrete Canvas

NOW OPEN in Center Stage in the Allesee Gallery of Culture The history of public art in Detroit is an ever-unfolding story, shaped by the ebb and flow of social, political, and cultural currents. It serves as a testament to the power of creativity...

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Detroit Diesel Power

OPENING ON APRIL 27, 2024 in America's Motor City Showcase Detroit brand diesel engines have powered everything from 18-wheelers to presidential yachts since their founding in 1938. A local institution, it has employed generations of Detroiters and...

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Detroit’s Brewing Heritage

NOW OPEN on the Lower Level Joseph Parent, Detroit’s first recognized brewer, arrived in 1706, just five years after the new French trading post was established. Generations of English, Irish, Belgian, Polish, German and Detroit-born brewers...

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In the Neighborhood: Everyday Life on Hastings Street

The Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery is a changing exhibition space made available to local historical societies, museums, non-profit organizations and educational institutions, selected for their contributions to the metro Detroit...

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Kresge at 100: A Century of Impact, A Future of Opportunity

The Kresge Foundation was established in Detroit in 1924 by Sebastian Spering Kresge, whose retail empire, the S.S. Kresge Co., brought low-priced goods to the nation through five and dime stories, and later, Kmart. Today the private philanthropic...

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Thirty-Five | 20

NOW OPEN on the second level in the City of Champions Gallery Thirty-Five | 20 celebrates the determination and triumph of the “Detroit Bad Boys” and the “Goin’ to Work” Pistons teams. Separated by 15 years, these two championship squads shared a...

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Travelin' Man: On the Road and Behind the Scenes with Bob Seger

NOW OPEN in the Motor City Music exhibition Photographer Tom Weschler served as Bob Seger’s road manager in the late 1960s and early 1970s, traveling throughout Michigan and the Midwest prior to Seger’s string of gold and platinum albums, Grammy...

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