Events by Month

June 2024

June 6, 2024

DRINKS x DESIGN: Design in History

5:30pm to 8:30pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Drinks x Design offers an opportunity for creative businesses throughout the city to open their doors and share their work with the public. Attendees come to meet new people, make connections, promote their creative endeavors and learn about other projects in their community! 

Design in History at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Jun 06, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

100 The Strand, Detroit, MI 48207, USA

June 8, 2024

Alger Theater

10:00am to 11:00am

Limited tickets remaining!

Tour the historic theater, currently under renovation, and learn about its evolution from a neighborhood cinema to a venue for live performances, a brief stint as a “blood and gore” B-movie house, and its current era under the stewarship of Friends of the Alger Theater.

Please note: the building is under heavy construction and is not ADA-accessible. This will be a hard-hat tour; wear closed toe shoes and casual clothing. Guests must be able to traverse uneven ground and stairs.

June 9, 2024

Kresge Second Sundays - Free Museum Admission!

1:00pm to 5:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

JUNE 9 | JULY 14 | AUGUST 11 | SEPTEMBER 8 | OCTOBER 13 | NOVEMBER 10 | DECEMBER 8 | JANUARY 12

To celebrate the new exhibition Kresge at 100, museum admission will be free on the second Sunday of the month through January 2025, courtesy of the Kresge Foundation.

June 14, 2024

Book Tower Tour #2

10:00am to 11:00am

SOLD OUT!

Two tour dates! The wait is over. . . Book Tower has been restored to its former glory and is officially open. The restoration and renovation embrace century-old design and modern amenities, revealing a collection of spaces for visitors to live, work, dine, celebrate, and stay. Join us to explore this exquisite space in person.

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June 16, 2024

Devries & Henry the Hatter

10:00am to 11:00am

On sale now!

Visit two of Detroit’s oldest businesses, located in Historic Eastern Market. Devries & Co. has been in the same family since 1887 and still retains its old-world charm. Its offerings include cheese and specialty food items, garden decor, and Detroit/Michigan-centric gifts and products, displayed over three floors.

June 19, 2024

Juneteenth Family Program - "These Flowers Belong to Me"

1:00pm to 4:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us for a family celebration featuring artist and activist Kwaku Osei-Bonsu and his exhibition These Flowers Belong to Me.

This all-ages event will include:

1 - 4 p.m. Hands-on activity facilitated by Arts and Scraps in partnership with Kwaku Osei-Bonsu

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Millinery program presentation by Kwaku Osei-Bonsu

Plus time to view the art installation!

June 19, 2024

Juneteenth Kresge Conversation - Lunch Counters and Activism

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion in connection with the new exhibition Kresge at 100: A Century of Impact, a Future of Opportunity, as we explore the role of lunch counters in the South and picketing in the north to the larger Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

Panelists include:

June 20, 2024

Late Nights at the Museum - Free Admission!

5:00pm to 8:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

MAY 16 | JUNE 20 | JULY 11 | AUGUST 1

Admission to the Detroit Historical Museum is free from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, courtesy of the William Davidson Foundation!

No advance registration is necessary.

June 20, 2024

Yiddish Film Night: "Uncle Moses" - Free Admission!

6:00pm to 8:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

When poverty and persecution compel his Polish landsmen (person from the same town or region) to leave their shtetl, "Uncle" Moses, the crude and lusty former butcher, welcomes them to the promised land of his Lower East Side clothing factory.  But is it the land of milk and honey for all?  On loan from the National Center for Jewish Film, this famous and entertaining Yiddish talkie (based on Shalom Asch’s novel and starring Maurice Schwartz) includes brand-new English subtitles.

June 22, 2024

The Schvitz Tour #1

10:00am to 10:30am

SOLD OUT!

Two tour dates! Open to guests since 1930, The Schvitz is Detroit’s original urban health club and the only historic bathhouse left in the city. Join us for a concise 30-minute tour and stay for your own schvitz - attendees receive $5 off a schvitz on the day of the tour!

Please note: guests staying for a schvitz are required to bring a bathing suit, and sandals and robes are also encouraged. Sandals are available to purchase, and robes are available to rent. Towels are supplied.

June 29, 2024

The Schvitz Tour #2

10:00am to 10:30am

SOLD OUT!

Two tour dates! Open to guests since 1930, The Schvitz is Detroit’s original urban health club and the only historic bathhouse left in the city. Join us for a concise 30-minute tour and stay for your own schvitz - attendees receive $5 off a schvitz on the day of the tour!

Please note: guests staying for a schvitz are required to bring a bathing suit, and sandals and robes are also encouraged. Sandals are available to purchase, and robes are available to rent. Towels are supplied.

June 29, 2024

Marsha Music, Joe's Record Shop, and Black Bottom

2:00pm to 4:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Visit with a curator! Marsha Battle Philpot, also known as Marsha Music, is one of the curators of the Black Bottom and Paradise Valley portions of In the Neighborhood: Everyday Life on Hastings Street, JHSM’s exhibit in the museum’s community gallery. Learn more about Black Bottom and Paradise Valley and her father's store, Joe's Record Shop, a fixture in the neighborhood.

June 30, 2024

Family Program: Shopping for Shabbat

1:00pm to 3:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Outfit the dinner table before sunset! Explore In the Neighborhood: Everyday Life on Hastings Street, Jewish Historical Society of Michigan’s exhibition located in the Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery (2nd floor), to find all of the supplies needed for Shabbat dinner. Hurry to the Streets of Old Detroit to make your own Shabbat candles.

June 30, 2024

Lecture: Julia DiLaura "Schlussel Bathhouse Archaeology"

2:30pm to 4:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

In 1907 Louis Schlussel opened a bathhouse at the corner of Alfred and St. Antoine streets, featuring Detroit’s first documented mikveh (Jewish ritual bath).  Come learn about the 2019 archaeological dig that recovered a fascinating and forgotten slice of history.