Events at
The Henry Ford

Plan your visit around one of the extraordinary events we have throughout the year.

Featured Events

Special events are part of what makes a visit to The Henry Ford memorable. See some of the major events coming up soon!

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The World of Charles and Ray Eames

May 5 - September 3, 2018

Get an inside look at hundreds of creations from 20th century design icons Charles and Ray Eames. From furniture to architecture, trace the output of the Eames Office back to the early days of postwar modernism, and prepare to make your own movement.

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The World of Charles and Ray Eames

May 5 - September 3, 2018

Get an inside look at hundreds of creations from 20th century design icons Charles and Ray Eames. From furniture to architecture, trace the output of the Eames Office back to the early days of postwar modernism, and prepare to make your own movement.
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Salute to America

Salute to America

June 30, July 1, 3 and 4, 2018 | 6pm-10pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.

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Salute to America

June 30, July 1, 3 and 4, 2018 | 6pm-10pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.
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Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Find your next obsession on a quirky journey through the outlandish and profound creations of brilliant hackers, inventors and entrepreneurs. Inside and outside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, explore 24 acres of cutting-edge technology alongside the historic inventions and innovations that first sparked the maker movement.

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Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Find your next obsession on a quirky journey through the outlandish and profound creations of brilliant hackers, inventors and entrepreneurs. Inside and outside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, explore 24 acres of cutting-edge technology alongside the historic inventions and innovations that first sparked the maker movement.
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Artist in Residence Program

July 3-7 and September 11-15, 2018

Join The Henry Ford as it welcomes renowned glass artists to work in the Greenfield Village Glass Shop.

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Artist in Residence Program

July 3-7 and September 11-15, 2018

Join The Henry Ford as it welcomes renowned glass artists to work in the Greenfield Village Glass Shop.
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Motor Muster

June 16-17, 2018 | Open Saturday 'til 9pm

Kick summer into high gear this Father’s Day weekend in Greenfield Village. Motor Muster, one of the country’s most important historic vehicle shows, will serve one purpose: to transport you to the golden eras of car culture — the 1930s to the 1970s. Your road to inspiration starts here.

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Motor Muster

June 16-17, 2018 | Open Saturday 'til 9pm

Kick summer into high gear this Father’s Day weekend in Greenfield Village. Motor Muster, one of the country’s most important historic vehicle shows, will serve one purpose: to transport you to the golden eras of car culture — the 1930s to the 1970s. Your road to inspiration starts here.
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Events for Kids

There’s much to do at The Henry Ford for children, including some events especially for them. See some of the kids’ events coming soon!

Salute to America

Salute to America

June 30, July 1, 3 and 4, 2018 | 6pm-10pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.

 Event Greenfield Village   Get Details

Salute to America

June 30, July 1, 3 and 4, 2018 | 6pm-10pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.
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America’s Musical Journey

Showtimes Daily | 12, 2 & 5pm

Follow Grammy Award®-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of America’s music through the colorful locales and cultures where it was born. Visiting iconic cities such as New Orleans, Chicago, New York City, Nashville, Memphis, Miami and more, “AMERICA’S MUSICAL JOURNEY” explores the collision of cultures that gave birth to such electrifying American art forms as jazz, the blues, country, rock and roll and hip-hop.

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America’s Musical Journey

Showtimes Daily | 12, 2 & 5pm

Follow Grammy Award®-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc as he traces the roots of America’s music through the colorful locales and cultures where it was born. Visiting iconic cities such as New Orleans, Chicago, New York City, Nashville, Memphis, Miami and more, “AMERICA’S MUSICAL JOURNEY” explores the collision of cultures that gave birth to such electrifying American art forms as jazz, the blues, country, rock and roll and hip-hop.
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Sensory-Friendly Saturday

June 23, 2018 | 9am - 5pm (Last bus leaves at 3pm)

Join us at the Ford Rouge Factory Tour on Saturday, June 24, as a variety of accommodations, activities and more are put into place for our guests on the autism spectrum and with other sensory processing disorders.

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Sensory-Friendly Saturday

June 23, 2018 | 9am - 5pm (Last bus leaves at 3pm)

Join us at the Ford Rouge Factory Tour on Saturday, June 24, as a variety of accommodations, activities and more are put into place for our guests on the autism spectrum and with other sensory processing disorders.
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Experiment with History

June 18 - August 31 (Monday - Friday) | 10am-12:00pm & 12:30-2:30pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.

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Experiment with History

June 18 - August 31 (Monday - Friday) | 10am-12:00pm & 12:30-2:30pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.
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