Events by Month

June 2021

June 22, 2021

Virtual Event! Centennial Press Conference

11:00am to 12:00pm

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Detroit Historical Society! In 1921, several prominent Detroiters founded the Detroit Historical Society, meant to preserve the history of their booming industrial town. For 100 years, the Society has encouraged historical scholarship, preservation and education. Today, the Society manages the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and Detroit Historical Museum while caring for a collection of more than 250,000 historical artifacts.

June 26, 2021

Centennial Picnic

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Saturday, June 26, 2021 (July 10th rain date) 

1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

 Dossin Great Lakes Museum 

100 The Strand, Detroit, MI 48207


1920s- Style Elegant Picnic Attire

Complimentary Valet  

Each year we gather at the Dossin to mark the return of summer to Belle Isle. This year’s Centennial Picnic will be held outdoors on the Grand Lawn, a spectacular new space completed as a part of the Dossin Outdoor Enhancement Project.