Artistic Programming

The War Memorial’s rich heritage of presenting world-class performing artists, speakers, and culinary masters continues in our Arts | Culture | Film series. Our collaboration with partners such as the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, Michigan Opera Theatre, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Detroit Institute of Arts, among many others, makes The War Memorial a hub of activity for Southeastern Michigan.


Performing Arts

Few things in life provide the same thrill as a perfectly executed live performance, and The War Memorial presents world-class artists all year long.



The War Memorial presents both nationally and regionally known speakers, exploring history, culture, and the ideas that shape us as a community.


Food and Drink

Showcasing the crème de la crème of culinary and libations masters, The War Memorial hosts a full season of tastings, demonstrations, and meals. 


The Met Live in HD

Featuring opera’s celebrated stars as well as rising new artists, The Met Live in HD brings live New York City performances to The War Memorial.



Believing in the power of film as art, The War Memorial screens a curated program of indies, documentaries, classics, and masterpieces.


Art & Antiques

Held over four days, our second annual Art & Antiques features a series of events with something for every varietal of art and décor lover.

A Look Back: One for the Foxes at The War Memorial

Watch the Live Inspired Productions video.