Lectures & Films

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

 

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:

Virtual Third Thursday Speaker Series: At Home and Abroad
August 19 2021 | 6:30pm to 7:30pm

In honor of the Detroit Historical Society’s centennial anniversary, our upcoming Third Thursday Speaker Series events will focus...

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Virtual Third Thursday Speaker Series: Rivera's Detroit Industry Murals
September 16 2021 | 6:30pm to 7:30pm

In honor of the Detroit Historical Society’s centennial anniversary, our upcoming Third Thursday Speaker Series events will focus...

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