From robots at Cranbrook Institute of Science, to Legos at The Henry Ford Museum – some of our favorite museums in Metro Detroit are hosting new exhibitions for every family to enjoy this Fall – but hurry, the exhibits won’t last forever!
Robot Revolution @ Cranbrook Institute of Science
September 27, 2019 – July 3, 2020
Explore Space, Planetary, Movie, Industrial & Service Robotics! A Current and Futuristic, Interactive, Scientific, Hands-On experience. Participate in activities encompassing the fantastic reality of robotic technology as it applies to Space Exploration, Ocean Exploration, Planetary Exploration, Industrial Applications, Service to Humanity, the Disabled and the Movie Industry. An exhibition that is as visually stunning as it is educationally relevant. The exhibits are real technological devices and fully usable by the public and interactive. Some of the interactive elements are unique to an extent never done before in a traveling exhibition. The activities are adaptable to all ages and skills. The exhibit is a challenging experience that is both colorful and at times mystifying.
Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos @ Detroit Institute of Arts
September 28, 2019 – November 10, 2019
In celebration of Dia de Muertos, the Detroit Institute of Arts, in partnership with Detroit’s Mexican Consulate, invite you to explore a community exhibition of ofrenda altars. In Mexico, and other Latin American countries, the Day of the Dead is the time of the year to celebrate the lives of close relatives, friends or community members who have passed away. Objects important to lost loved ones, such as favorites foods, drinks, mementos and pictures, are collected and incorporated into elaborate displays that include pan de muerto (bread of the dead), sugar skulls, candles, flowers, papel picado (paper cutouts) and other decorations.
Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks @ The Henry Ford Museum
October 12, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Step into a larger-than-life LEGO® wonderland featuring 20 of the world’s most iconic and astonishing skyscrapers. Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks, a first-of-its-kind, limited-engagement exhibition, is rising up in Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation™. Discover the design and precision it takes to build these modern marvels by constructing your own. Let these masterpieces unleash your inspiration, choose from over 200,000 LEGO® bricks to build your own Tower of Tomorrow and contribute to the growing LEGO® metropolis.
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..