Events by Month

Please Note: The Detroit Historical Museum is closed due to flooding.

February 2020

February 8, 2020

Winter Film Series: With Love From Idlewild Screening & Panel

2:00pm to 3:30pm

This poignant story showcases filmmaker Tinisha Brugnone’s travels through Idlewild – a historically African American vacation destination once considered the Black Eden of Michigan – with retired building engineer and local hunter/forager Charles Paige. Through Charles' vivid insight of the town's history and Tinisha's unique directorial vision, "With Love From Idlewild" puts a new, magical twist on the past, present and possible future of this small oasis in Northern Michigan.

February 9, 2020

Winter Film Series: With Love From Idlewild

2:00pm to 2:55pm

This poignant story showcases filmmaker Tinisha Brugnone’s travels through Idlewild – a historically African American vacation destination once considered the Black Eden of Michigan – with retired building engineer and local hunter/forager Charles Paige. Through Charles' vivid insight of the town's history and Tinisha's unique directorial vision, "With Love From Idlewild" puts a new, magical twist on the past, present and possible future of this small oasis in Northern Michigan.

February 27, 2020

New Members' Reception

10:00am to 11:30am

New to the Detroit Historical Society in the last few months? Welcome! 

You and a guest are invited to join us for a casual reception to meet new members while enjoying music, refreshments and docent-led gallery tours. This invitation includes complimentary parking during the event.

Open to all membership levels. Advance registration is required. Guests names must be listed at time of registration.