The Dennos Museum Center


Community Cinema is now Indie Lens Pop-Up! The Dennos Museum Center presents Indie Lens Pop-Up for the 2015-2016 season, with films from the Independent Television Service (ITVS) screened prior to their broadcast as part of Independent Lens on your local PBS station. Events are free of charge and feature a documentary film followed by discussion with community leaders and scholars. Films are screened with captions. Milliken Auditorium features a T-coil loop for those with hearing impairments. Additional arrangements for a sign language interpreter can be made by contacting Jason Dake at (231)995-1029 or Interested in being a panel member for a discussion? Contact Jason Dake at

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. Can't attend in person? Find Independent Lens on Facebook for information on our online Pop-Up events.

ITVSThe Independent Television Service funds, presents, and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web, and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens Monday nights at 10:00 PM on PBS.

CMU Public Broadcasting

WCMU is our local affiliate. For broadcast times of the Independent Lens series, visit

2015-16 INDIE LENS POP-UP schedule coming soon




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.