For more information on the events below see our "Annual Events"
or call the Museum at (989) 893-5733.
The State Theater Presents:
Raiders of the Lost Ark
and Indiana Jones & the Chest of Eternal Destiny
Sunday, February 26, 2017
benefit the Bay County Historical Society
You may contact the State Theatre at (989)892-2660
for tickets and information, or visit the State Theater website
The Historical Museum is now offering guided tours
of Bay City’s City Hall on the second
Friday of each month. Tours begin from the lobby of the
Historical Museum. Space is limited to the first 20 individuals
March 11, 2017
"Public Art's Effect on Community "
with Tara Welch
Studio 23 / The Arts Center originated as a grassroots arts organization
created by volunteers who were dedicated to bringing the arts to the Great Lakes Bay Area. Join Executive Director Tara Welch
as she shares the Studio’s story from its beginning in 1959, to the present day’s goals, exhibits and programming
in our community.
NOTE: This program will be held at BAY CITY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, 1624 Columbus
Avenue, in conjunction with Michigan History Day Finals. The Museum will be closed on this date.
April 8, 2017
"The Delta College Planetarium: Bay Region's Window to the Universe"
with Michael Murray
at: Delta College Planetarium, 100 Center Avenue, Bay City
Downtown Bay City is home to a world
class Dome360 theater and Learning Center. Learn the story behind the planetarium’s unique architecture, and the
historic site that it rests on. In recent years, the digital dome theater is going through a renaissance that makes
use of updated technology to tell new stories. These journeys go beyond astronomy – they touch on exploration
and discovery of our natural world as well. Science, culture and music all have a place in the new programming being
designed at the planetarium. The theater showcases special programs produced in-house to provide a local perspective
on hot topics and current events. Mike Murray, Astronomer & Planetarium Manager, will have a unique visual presentation
NOTE: The Historical Museum
will be closed on this date.. join us at Second Saturday!