Lectures & Films


Film Series

The Detroit Historical Society Film Series screens documentaries that cover a range of Detroit History subjects. Films are screened on select Saturdays and Sundays and are free with museum admission. Past documentaries have included “The Hudson’s Building,” Keith Famie’s “Our Story Of…” series, and “Detroit Mob Confidential.”

Please visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming presentations.

Third Thursday Speaker Series & Panel Discussions

The Detroit Historical Society hosts monthly evening presentations on Detroit history topics in our popular Third Thursday Speaker Series. We also host speakers and discussions related to exhibitions and current events on an occasional basis.

Current Film Events and Lectures:

Detroit City of Champions Book Discussion & Signing
April 16 2023 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Presentation3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Q&A and Book Signing Detroit City of Champions: The Renaissance of the...

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Book cover, Kahn's Detroit a field guide to Albert Kahn Designs of the Metro Area by Dale A. Carlson
Dale A. Carlson Book Talk & Signing
April 23 2023 | 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a special presentation by author Dale A. Carlson on his book Kahn's Detroit: A Field Guide to Albert Kahn Designs...

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