The Dennos Museum Center
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Adult Programming

The Museum offers many programs for adults, including lectures and workshops that relate to current exhibitions.  More »

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Youth & Family Programming

Programs for youth and toddlers include Family Day, Family Concerts, and the Stories, Scribbles and Wiggles Toddler Program.  More »

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Guided Tours

Guided Tours are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. to noon.  More »

Support The Dennos

The Dennos Museum Center is a nonprofit institution that relies on public and private support to maintain its programs and collections. There are a number of different ways that you can support the Dennos Museum Center.

News & Events


Janice Keegan - The jazz vocalist and songwriter will perform from her new album, Firedance. More »


National Writers Series: A Conversation with Ben Sidran - Legendary musician and songwriter Ben Sidran and Jeff Haas in a unique event of fine words, fantastic music, and little-known American history. More »


Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration - Night of Music - A celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day featuring several performances. More »


2015 Annual Cape Dorset Print Sale - The Museum Store's annual lottery sale of the 2015 Cape Dorset Print Collection. More »


Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit - Promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities through respect for others, comfort during interactions, and awareness of disability issues. More »


2015 Annual Holiday Sale - The Annual Holiday Art Fair! Something for anyone and everyone can be found this weekend at the Museum! More »


Barbara Furtuna & Constantinople - Barbara Furtuna is a Corsican a capella quartet, and will be joined by Constantinople, a group that explores music of the eastern Mediterranean and beyond. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: Mimi and Dona - The story of a unique mother-daughter duo and the challenges they face. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »


Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues - An award winning blues harp player from Chicago returns to the Milliken stage. More »


International Affairs Forum "Diplomacy in an Election Year: What's at Stake?" - With speaker Thomas Pickering, America's legendary diplomat and former ambassador. More »


Appraisal Day - Local art and antique appraiser Don Butkovich verbally appraises your hidden treasures. More »


Great Lake Swimmers - This Juno Award winning Canadian Indie folk group features a surging rhythm section, razor sharp violin, and flourishing banjo and guitars More »


An Irish Christmas - This family-friendly performance features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humor and boundless energy. More »


BeauSoliel avec Michael Doucet - Grammy winners BeauSoleil have claimed their undisputed role as the most esteemed Cajun group in music. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: Autism in Love - Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up about their personal lives. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »


Hooking Up With The Second City - Returning to the Milliken, this gaspingly funny revue is a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: In Football We Trust - Four Polynesian high school football players struggle to enter the world of college recruiting. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »


Christine Lavin and Don White - Leave your worries at the doorstep and join Christine Lavin and Don White as they present a night of comedy unlike any other. More »


Caravanserai I - A Project of Arts Midwest - Innovative, cross-cultural musical styles that reflect the diversity of influences, languages and cultures that infuse the American immigrant experience. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution - The story of a pivotal moment in the turbulent 1960s. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »


Reverend Robert Jones and Matt Watroba - A mix of folk, blues, spirituals and other American Roots music blended to champion the beauty and power of our shared culture. More »


Dervish - A performance by one of the most respected acts of modern time in World/Roots music worldwide. More »


Matuto - A blend of the Latin syncopations of Brazilian music and the folk traditions of the American South. Its Bluegrass meets Brazil. More »


Rory Block - A traditionalist and an innovator at the same time, she wields a fiery and haunting guitar and vocal style that redefines the boundaries of acoustic blues and folk. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: Peace Officer - An eye-opening look at the increasingly tense relationship between law enforcement and the public. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »


Caravanserai II – A Project of Arts Midwest - Colorado-based hip-hop/soul duo The Reminders joined by a female hip-hop dance troupe led by choreographer Amirah Sackett. The tour will be emceed by DJ Man-O-Wax. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: The Armor of Light - Two people of faith come together to explore the contradictions of a nation rife with gun violence. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »


Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: T-Rex - From the streets of Flint to the Gold Medal Podium in London in 2012, this film follows boxer Claressa Shields. Movie and panel discussion FREE to the public. More »

It Begins Within

Mon-Sat 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun 1–5 p.m.
Thurs - Open until 8 p.m.
Closed on major holidays

Adults $6
Children $4
NMC Students FREE with ID
Museum members FREE

If you are planning to attend an event at the Dennos Museum Center and have a disability requiring any special assistance, please notify us at or (231) 995-1055 as soon as possible.