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|2016_MI_HF||11||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford|
|2016_MI_HFM||24||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum|
|2016_MI_HFM_Agriculture||36||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Agriculture|
Considered to be the finest American collection of agricultural equipment, our exhibit reflects Henry Ford's passion for acquiring antique farm machinery and showcases antique plows, grain separators, threshers, milking machines, and more. A few popular favorites: an early John Deere plow, the first...
|2016_MI_HFM_Driving||561||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Driving America|
Driving America is an opportunity to look at America’s favorite mode of transportation in a different way. Explore the cultural significance of the car and learn more about the interactive in-museum features that make this exhibit so unique and engaging.
In building a new exhibit all about the auto...
|2016_MI_HFM_Dymaxion||45||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Dymaxion House|
Conceived by visionary architect R. Buckminster Fuller as the home of the future, the Dymaxion House was designed to be the strongest, lightest, and most cost-effective housing ever built. Over the last decade, it has assumed an iconic presence in Henry Ford Museum. To some people it’s a giant Hersh...
|2016_MI_HFM_Furnished||26||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Fully Furnished|
There are many ways to look at furniture from America's past. Designers and makers may have seen it as a way to make money or perhaps as a demonstration of skill. Original owners might have used objects to show off wealth and style. Individuals who first inherited pieces may have thought them too ga...
|2016_MI_HFM_Sky||180||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Heroes of the Sky|
Heroes of the Sky is a tribute not just to aviation, but to the pioneers’ lofty achievements that helped define modern air travel. Join us on a journey through aviation’s first decades, and explore the stories behind the technologies that make flight possible.
The Beginning of an Historic Journey
|2016_MI_HFM_MadeM||248||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Made In America (Manufacturing)|
Our vast collection of artifacts large and small documents American manufacturing ingenuity from the 18th to 20th centuries. You’ll encounter the McCoy Lubricator, an historic Ingersoll Rand Planer—even participate in a hands-on event and assist in the assembly of a Model T—and more.
|2016_MI_HFM_MadeP||89||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Made In America (Power)|
Explore the legacy of American innovators from the 18th to 20th centuries who made America a manufacturing superpower. The exhibit includes hundreds of artifacts such as the Newcomen Engine, Highland Park Engine, and even Edison’s Last Breath.
|2016_MI_HFM_Beatles||194||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Magical History Tour: Beatles Memorabilia|
The Beatles changed pop culture and the world of music forever. Were you an original Beatlemaniac? Or are you simply inspired by their music today? Either way, you’ll have the chance to experience the creativity, love and curiosity of the Fab Four firsthand as The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Mem...
|2016_MI_HFM_Misc||17||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Miscellaneous|
Henry Ford's Violins
Ford's collection of exquisite violins were selected for tonal quality.
Discover the innovations in the home that have eased our daily lives.
View early and innovative telephones.
See our expansive collection of coverlets.
|2016_MI_HFM_NewAcq||5||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: New Acquisitions|
Kiosk From IBM Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair:
The kiosk, designed by the office of Charles and Ray Eames, is the sole survivor of several similar small structures installed within the vast IBM Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair. Its light-hearted appearance -- suggesting carouse...
|2016_MI_HFM_Pres_Cars||33||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Presidential Vehicles|
Many Americans still remember the tragic day of November 22, 1963 when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. See the limousine in which he rode when you visit our Presidential Vehicles exhibit. You can also admire other vehicles that transported American leaders, including Theodore Roosevelt a...
|2016_MI_HFM_Railroads||34||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Railroads|
Our impressive railroad exhibit features street cars and trains, including one of the largest steam locomotives ever built. Designed for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in 1941, the Allegheny locomotive is 125-feet long, weighs about 771,000 pounds, and could pull 160 coal cars, each with a 60-ton loa...
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty4||79||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Civil Rights)|
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty2||114||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Freedom and Union)|
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty||93||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Independence)|
From George Washington, to Abraham Lincoln, to Rosa Parks, notable Americans have redefined again and again what liberty means to us. Journey through our With Liberty & Justice for All exhibit and look back on the challenges and triumphs our nation has faced in the name of freedom.
No idea is more ...
|2016_MI_HFM_Liberty3||31||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: With Liberty and Justice for All (Votes for Women)|
|2016_MI_HFM_Place||142||MI -- Dearborn -- The Henry Ford -- Museum -- Exhibit: Your Place In Time|
Highlighting five generations that came of age in the 20th century, this exhibit presents each generation and the everyday technologies that shaped them through a series of vignettes. Immerse yourself in different eras and contemplate what it was like for each group as they came of age. Where is you...
|2023_02_11E2_Fugazi||244||AFI -- "We Are Fugazi From Washington, DC" (w/Joe Gross and Jeff Krulik)|
"We Are Fugazi From Washington, DC"
Feb. 11 & 15: Intro and Q&A with program curators Joe Gross and Jeff Krulik
(tHISiSNOTaFUGAZIdOCUMENTARY.) To commemorate the 20 years that have passed since DC-based post-hardcore band Fugazi's last live appearance (November 4, 2002, at The Forum in London), AFI ... (Partially reviewed)
|2022_12_20C1_WW2_Prayer||174||DC -- World War II Memorial -- Event: Unveiling of FDR D-Day Prayer Plaque|
Unveiling Of FDR D-Day Prayer Plaque At Circle Of Remembrance At National World War Ii Memorial
On December 20 at 11:30 a.m., Sen. Rob Portman and other noted guests will convene at the Circle of Remembrance at the World War II Memorial for the unveiling of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt D-Day Prayer...
|2023_01_19B_Behaving_Boldly||113||Hirshhorn Museum -- Event: Behaving Boldly: Women Leading 21st-Century Museums (w/Melissa Chiu, Kaywin Feldman, Kim Sajet, Stephanie Stebich, and Sarah Thornton)|
Behaving Boldly: Women Leading 21st-Century Museums
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
The Washington Post commissioned a special art work by feminist artist group Guerilla Girls calling attention to the lack of women represented at art museums in the nation’s capital. Nearly 15 years later, thes...
|2023_01_23B2_Bomb||114||DC -- Cleveland Park Library -- Event: Steve Sheinkin & Nick Bertozzi ("Bomb Graphic Novel: The Race to Build - And Steal - The World's Most Dangerous Weapon")|
Steve Sheinkin & Nick Bertozzi -- Bomb Graphic Novel: The Race to Build - And Steal - The World's Most Dangerous Weapon -- In Partnership with DCPL at Cleveland Park Library
Politics and Prose is delighted to partner with DC Public Library to present Bomb Graphic Novel by Steve Sheinkin and Nick Ber... (Partially reviewed)
|2023_01_12A1_Soul_Opened||135||Takoma Park Community Center -- Event: One Day My Soul Just Opened Up -- Opening Reception|
One Day My Soul Just Opened Up
FREE ART OPENING RECEPTION
Four Black female artists will share their diverse range of artwork in a new exhibition at the Takoma Park Community Center. The featured artists include Debra Jean Ambush, Nikki Brooks, Joan M. E. Gaither, and Anike Robinson.