Make Something: Saturdays

Special Event at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation™

  • September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday)
  • Time: 10am - 3pm

Free with Museum admission.

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Monthly Themes

Each month we’ll offer a new project!

September - Playing with Numbers

Special guest demonstration by the Domino Toplers September 30.

October - Monster Making

Celebrate the opening of the Science Behind Pixar exhibit (opens October 14) by making your own monsters.

November - Hands-on Animation

Are you inspired by the careers featured in the Science Behind Pixar exhibit?  You’ll love trying our hands-on animation activities.

December - Be the Toy Maker

Toys and games are a fun way to learn and can make great gifts.  Let’s make our own this month.

Make Something Saturdays will run daily during holiday school break December 26 – January 6.

January - Fresh Ideas

Kick off a new year with a month of fresh ideas.  

  • January 13, we team up with the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan Council for their annual cookie rally; activities are co-produced with the Girl Scouts focusing on entrepreneurship.
  • January 20 & 27 our activities connect to the Engine’s Exposed program throughout the Museum looking at engine technology and power options.

February - You Can Invent

This month we’ll celebrate Black History Month, National Inventors Day February 10, and National Engineer’s Week February 17 & February 24.

March - Design the Future

We kick off the month with a recognition of National Industrial Design Day March 3 and throughout Women’s History Month we’ll be inspired by great examples of women in design.

April - The Great Patent Battle

This month we focus on patents, trademarks and copyright capping off the month with a Celebration of Worldwide Intellectual Property Day on April 26.

May - Inspiration from Eames

Explore the special exhibit “The World of Charles & Ray Eames” which opens May 5 then try your hand at designing solutions and using materials in innovative ways just like the Eames.

Ticket Prices

Parking is $6 per vehicle for nonmembers, free for members.

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

    Member Non­member
Senior (62+) Free $20.00
General Admission (12-61) Free $22.00
Youth (3-11) Free $16.50
Children (2 & Under) Free Free

* Ticket prices are subject to change.

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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.

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The Science Behind Pixar

October 14, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Inside Out.
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