Exciting news! Out of 29 finalists, the Detroit Historical Society has been selected as one of 10 recipients of the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service for Detroit...

Today we join organizations and individuals across the country in recognizing the National Day of Racial Healing. Part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation effort, NDORH...

The Detroit Historical Society has been preserving Detroit's stories, and the artifacts that make those stories tangible, for almost 100 years. This year, we told an especially difficult Detroit story...

Pamela Taylor was five years old, living in the 12th and Clairmount area of Detroit in 1967. She vividly remembers the tanks and smoke that hot July. She also has...

“Many people moving or visiting Detroit now, say things like,’It’s making a comeback,’ and behave as if the city is a new discovery,” says artist Sydney G. James. “I would...

The work has already started, but the trick will be maintaining the momentum. As August began, 12,000 volunteers have been cleaning up 300 city blocks and boarding up 300 vacant...

The turmoil of 1967 was the result of problems spanning decades, and it has taken decades to pick many of those pieces up. But there is change afoot in Detroit....