Innovator Speakers Series

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation™

  • August 10, 2017 (Thursday)
  • Time: 6:30pm

Featured Speaker

Paul FrankPaul Frank: From Hand Crafted to World-Famous
August 10, 2017

World-famous artist and designer, Paul Frank shares an in-depth look at the 22-year history of his brand. Paul Frank himself will reveal how he started to hand craft accessories in his garage and soon after, his work - inspired by mid-century modern design, music and pop culture - became a global phenomenon. Keeping the authentic roots of his one-of-a-kind vision at the forefront, Paul Frank and his iconic characters, including the notable “Julius the Monkey,” are recognized around the world by fans of all ages and continue to encourage people to “never grow up!”

 

Your experience includes

  • An evening with Paul Frank
  • Admission to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and House Industries – A Type of Learning exhibit
  • Beer, wine and refreshments available for purchase
  • Extended retail hours
  • Upgrade your admission to receive a copy of House Industries: The Process Is the Inspiration.

 

Enhance your Paul Frank experience with a craft workshop August 11

As an extension of the Paul Frank lecture, the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation is proud to host two craft workshops at 10:30 am & 1:30 pm,  taught by Paul Frank himself! Using his iconic character designs, fans of all ages will have the opportunity to be led by the artist to create a personalized, one-of-a-kind vinyl sketchbook cover. NOTE: workshop is intended for people at least 12 years old, as attendees will be using scissors, screw punches and hammers. The workshop price is $150.00 and includes your materials. For more information and to reserve your spot contact the Call Center at 313-982-6001.

 

Ticket Prices

General Admission $25.00
Upgrade your evening with a copy of the book House Industries: The Process Is the Inspiration. $60.00

Previous Speakers


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Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls CODE
March 18, 2017

Recognized by the White House as a Champion of Change and a recipient of the American Ingenuity Award in Social Progress, Kimberly Bryant works to introduce young women of color to technology and computer science with a concentration on entrepreneurial concepts. View her full interview with curator Kristen Gallerneaux to discuss diversity and inclusion in STEM fields.

  

 
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House Industries: A Type of Learning

May 27 - September 4, 2017

House Industries: A Type of Learning is a physical representation of the creative process. The exhibit shows how childhood interests in drawing led to creating fonts that help the world communicate.

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House Industries: A Type of Learning

May 27 - September 4, 2017

House Industries: A Type of Learning is a physical representation of the creative process. The exhibit shows how childhood interests in drawing led to creating fonts that help the world communicate.
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House Industries Happy Hours

August 16 (Wednesdays) | 5-8pm

On the third Wednesday of June, July and August, the museum will stay open until 8 p.m. to offer design fans the opportunity to experience the House Industries exhibit with special guests and demonstrations.

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House Industries Happy Hours

August 16 (Wednesdays) | 5-8pm

On the third Wednesday of June, July and August, the museum will stay open until 8 p.m. to offer design fans the opportunity to experience the House Industries exhibit with special guests and demonstrations.
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