Lectures

Celebrating a National Historic Landmark: 90 Years of Exceptional Architecture

For 90 years, Meadow Brook Hall has stood as a testament to the incredible talents of the architects, engineers, designers and craftsmen who created this 110-room mansion. Join curator Madelyn Rzadkowolski as she shares photographs, blueprints and stories of its construction. After the presentation, the group will tour part of the 90th anniversary architecture exhibit, which was created in conjunction with Oakland University history students.

Thursday | May 30 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Reservations are $15 per person and are required. A reservation link will be coming soon.

Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind: The Book, The Movie, The Legacy

Nationally-known Gone With The Wind expert Kathleen Marcaccio will share the background on Margaret Mitchell, her Pulitzer-award-winning novel, and the 1939 film of the same name. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Gone With The Wind movie, which debuted in Detroit at the Wilson Theatre, the majestic Art Deco theatre built by Matilda and Alfred Wilson in 1928 and known today as Music Hall. Marcaccio’s presentation will include her collection of artifacts and memorabilia.

Wednesday | September 25 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Reservations are $15 per person and are required. Light refreshments will be included. A reservation link will be coming soon.

For more information, please call (248) 364-6253 or email .