Changing Exhibitions

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.   * Peak under the hood of the...

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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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Detroit's Prismatic Club Celebrates 150 Years

NOW OPEN in the Detroit Artists Showcase On January 10, 1867, five Detroit gentlemen established a club with the intent of meeting weekly to discuss literature, art, science, travel, politics and society’s accomplishments. They chose the name...

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Detroiters Love Their Cars

NOW OPEN in the America's Motor City Showcase In Detroit, owning a car is a rite of passage and not only for transportation, but a point of pride. Detroit’s car culture does not end with the manufacture and sale of new vehicles, it extends to the...

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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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The Year of the Tiger: 1968

NOW OPEN through October 7, 2018 in the Community Gallery The aftershocks of widespread social unrest, the untimely assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., the mounting Vietnam war, among other iconic events cemented 1968 as the “year that changed...

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