Comprised of selected finalists from participating Nationals programs in the United States, Mexico, Singapore and China, the judging will take place July 27-29, with an online awards ceremony slated for August 19, 2021.
Raytheon Technologies has been a partner and presenting sponsor of Invention Convention U.S. Nationals since 2016. Held virtually, this year’s competition is anticipating more than 400 participants showcasing their inventions that solve problems they see in their every day lives and issues facing our world.
The Henry Ford is proud to announce that it has acquired the 2012 Ford Fiesta ST HFHV driven by Block in his most popular video – “KEN BLOCK'S GYMKHANA FIVE: ULTIMATE URBAN PLAYGROUND; SAN FRANCISCO” - to be a prominent part of its new Driven to Win: Racing in America, presented by General Motors exhibition that will open to the public on March 27
Eunique Jones Gibson develops award-winning campaigns and products that ignite conversation, introspection, and social change. In 2013, after a successful career in online advertising, Gibson created the photo awareness campaign Because of Them, We Can® during Black History Month, launching her into the role of social activist.
This 24,000 square-foot exhibition provides visitors with an in-depth look at the people, the experiences, the culture, the spectacle, the risks and the innovations centered in the world of American auto sports.
The Henry Ford is proud to announce today that the institution will host Zaretta Hammond, national education consultant and author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
The recognition highlights Hagerty’s mission to save driving and expand car culture for future generations and its commitment to generating content and experiences for automotive enthusiasts around the world.
The endorsement is given by AAoM to businesses and organizations in Michigan who demonstrate a conscious effort to accommodate and include individuals with autism in community activities that all families enjoy.
The Henry Ford announced today the acquisition of a Navya Autonom Shuttle. Donated by Mcity, a public-private connected and automated vehicle research partnership led by the University of Michigan, the vehicle was used as part of the first driverless shuttle project in the United States focused on user behavior. The research project studied how passengers, pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers interacted with the autonomous vehicle. With the shuttle, The Henry Ford also receives the extensive data processed by market research firm J.D. Power regarding rider interaction, providing a window into the reactions, concerns and doubts from some of the very first passengers to experience this technology in a routine setting.
Linda Apsey, President and CEO of ITC Holdings Corp. and Carla Walker-Miller, Founder and CEO of Walker-Miller Energy Services (WMES), have been elected to serve three-year terms as members of the Board of Trustees at The Henry Ford. Apsey and Walker-Miller join 23 other business and civic leaders from national and global organizations.
Taking place over 15 nights, beginning Oct. 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-31 from 4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., this year’s event has been reimagined to ensure every guest’s visit is safe, responsible, and filled with spooky-fun.
This unprecedented partnership will deliver customized course materials and user experiences through a new virtual-learning platform powered by The Henry Ford, offering free and subscription-based resources to assist educators, students, and workforce in learning how to apply innovative thinking to their daily lives.
Due to the popularity of its limited-engagement exhibition, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is returning to a seven-day operation. Beginning August 3, 2020, guests can visit the museum every day between the hours of 9:30 am – 5 pm.
Innovation doesn’t stop during a pandemic, which is why The Henry Ford made the decision to move this year’s Invention Convention U.S. Nationals, presented by Raytheon Technologies, to an online competition. This year, the competition is anticipating 500 participants showcasing their inventions that solve problems facing our world.
As the country continues to grapple with the Coronavirus pandemic The Henry Ford announced temporary staffing changes to help alleviate the long-term impact of the current economic downturn. The institution will remain closed through May 31.
On March 26, 2020, guests are invited to join The Henry Ford for the official preview party celebrating the Midwest premiere of Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, the world’s first and most extensive exhibition covering the more than 80-year legacy and impact of the Marvel Universe.
Making its Midwest debut, the exhibition features more than 300 original artifacts, including Marvel’s earliest comic book, iconic props and costumes from film favorites, rare, hand-drawn images of iconic heroes by the artists who first designed them and more.
This 24,000 square-foot exhibition provides visitors an in-depth look at the people, the experiences, the culture, the spectacle, the risks and the innovations centered in the world of American auto sports.
Mo Rocca, host of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation, will discuss his new book, MOBITUARIES: Great Lives Worth Reliving with guest moderator Ann Delisi, host of WDET’s Essential Music and Essential Conversations.
Innovate is a brand-new interdisciplinary online curriculum geared toward middle school students designed to accelerate a student’s innovative mindset and provide opportunities to identify and solve problems in their own school, community and world.
With more than 50 costumed characters, including storybook favorites from Alice in Wonderland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Sleepy Hollow and other classic tales, you never know what you’ll encounter along the enchanted path lit by over 1,000 hand carved jack-o’-lanterns during Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village presented by Meijer, Oct. 11-13, 17-20 and 24-27.
The Henry Ford announces the acquisition of the largest collection of diner materials in the country, put together by the leading expert on the subject, Richard J.S. Gutman. Acquisition Positions The Henry Ford as Primary Source in Roadside Architecture and Design in U.S.
The Henry Ford is proud to announce the winners of the fifth annual The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards. These awards recognize the educators from all over the country who are using the classroom to inspire innovation, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking among their students.
The Henry Ford announced today the launch of the William Davidson Foundation Initiative for Entrepreneurship, made possible by a $1.5 million grant, that allows the institution to provide the next generation of entrepreneurs with hands-on learning opportunities.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and The Henry Ford have collaborated on a project to bring a rare, historic Stradivarius violin to the stage of one of the world’s most acoustically perfect concert halls.