Changing Exhibitions

American Black Journal

NOW OPEN in Center Stage in the Allesee Gallery of Culture American Black Journal, Detroit Public Television’s weekly public affairs show, marks its 50th anniversary in 2018, making it the longest running public affairs program dedicated to ...

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Aretha

Aretha: Aretha Franklin (1942 – 2018) NOW OPEN in the Kid Rock Music Lab “Nobody embodies more fully the connection between the African American spiritual, the blues, R&B, rock and roll – the way that hardship and sorrow were transformed into...

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Automotive Showplace

The Automotive Showplace is a rotating 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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Community Gallery: The Players

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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Detroit 67: Perspectives

NOW OPEN in the Booth-Wilkinson Gallery On display through 2019 For more than two years, the Detroit Historical Society convened diverse groups and communities around the effects of a historic crisis with its Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward...

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Pedal to the Metal

NOW OPEN in America's Motor City Showcase While Detroit is mainly known for getting around on four wheels, the city has a long history involving transportation of the two-wheeled variety – bicycles! Many early automotive pioneers were cycling...

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Re-Documenting Detroit

NOW OPEN on the Lower Level Re-Documenting Detroit is a multi-semester sponsored partnership between The Detroit Historical Society and the Photography Department at the College for Creative Studies to photographically document the changes to the...

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WWI: An End to War

NOW OPEN in the Detroit Artists Showcase The year 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War I, at the time called the “War to End All Wars.” Though the United States intervened late in the war, Detroiters played their part in the...

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