Events by Month

February 2022

February 17, 2022

Virtual Third Thursday Speaker Series: Health as Wealth in Detroit's Black Community

6:30pm to 7:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join the Detroit Historical Society for a conversation on community health and care. Malik YakiniExecutive Director, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will discuss the history and contemporary impact of food as health and wealth for Black Detroiters and beyond.

From food economies to to food deserts, the discussion will uncover and share his personal and learned expertise to forge a connection between the significance of the present and its influence on the future.

February 19, 2022

Virtual Tour! Negro Motorist Green-Book

10:30am to 11:45am

Limited tickets still available!

Join us as we “walk” through Midtown and downtown Detroit and discover the safe havens, swinging spots and surprising stories that helped African Americans from Detroit and all over the country navigate the city. This tour is virtual and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home!

February 20, 2022

Maritime Miniatures: The Art of the Ship Model Curator Talk

1:00pm to 2:30pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Whether created by master builders or hobbyists, each Great Lakes ship model on display at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum is a piece of history and art. Join us for a curator talk with "Maritime Miniatures: The Art of the Ship Model" curator and historian Bill Pringle, who helped research and design the special exhibition, on Sunday, February 20. 

February 24, 2022

Members-Only Reception & Tour

10:00am to 11:30am
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

You and a guest are invited to join us at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for a casual reception where you can mix and mingle with other members while enjoying music, refreshments, docent-led gallery tours and giveaways, featuring the new

February 26, 2022

On the Shoulders of Giants: Celebrating Black History Month

10:00am to 5:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us for an in-person, all ages celebration honoring the legacy of entrepreneurship in the Black community.

On the Shoulders of Giants will highlight some of the businesses and history makers that continue to make Detroit great. Shop our curated marketplace of locally owned businesses, take guided mini-tours of our permanent exhibitions Doorway to Freedom and Detroit 67: Perspectives and join in a drop-in Paradise Valley-themed kids craft during this all-day event.