As Laura Lipp, Collections Documentation Specialist, continues work for our Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, she continues to be surprised by some of her research finds, like this 1891 Meyrowitz Brothers Portable Electro-Surgical Motor. Learn more about what the team has found recently over on our blog.

Surprising Stories from IMLS Discoveries

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As part of our ongoing National Engineers Week celebration, we're excited to welcome Robert Scott, Fellow of the Cutter Business Technology Council and director of diversity initiatives for the University of Michigan College of Engineering, to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation this Friday, February 24.

Robert will present his lecture "Cracking the Code Toward a More Diverse and...
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National Engineers Week Celebration - Events - The Henry Ford

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Host Mo Rocca shows us: The newest tech keeping us safe from tornadoes. The smartest cooking pans. The invention of the first music synthesizer. And the battery that will last forever.
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Educators, there's still time to submit your application to be one of this summer's NEH Summer Scholars here at The Henry Ford. Applications are due March 1.

America’s Industrial Revolution Workshop - The Henry Ford

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Exposed Engine: 1963 Buick Riviera

V-8 cylinder engine, overhead valves, 401 cubic inches displacement, 325 horsepower

The Wildcat V-8 belonged to Buick’s celebrated family of “nailhead” engines, so named for their thin, nail-like intake and exhaust valves. Those small valves restricted the engine’s breathing and high-performance abilities, but the tighter combustion chambers produced lots...
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Thanks to CNBC for including Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and our new tour on this list.

Where to find some of Black History Month's special exhibits

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Presidents' Day Archive Spotlight: At 10 a.m. on October 21, 1929, the 1858 “Sam Hill” wood-burning steam locomotive, renamed “The President” for the occasion, puffed its way along a special railroad spur to the Smiths Creek Station platform in Greenfield Village. President Herbert Hoover and Thomas Edison were on board the train to begin the Lights Golden Jubilee dedication of Henry Ford's...
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From horse-drawn carriages to the Lincoln Continental, celebrate President’s Day with our new Google Arts & Culture exhibit “Transporting the President” - [ Goo.gl Link ].
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Sensory Friendly Saturday

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Sensory Friendly Saturday

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Tactile Tour

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Don't forget! Join us for a special showing of #DreamBigFilm at our Giant Screen Experience with special guest University of Michigan-Dearborn Dean Tony England today at 11:10 am as part of National Engineers Week.

Dream Big - Theater Showtimes - Giant Screen Experience

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It's almost time for The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca! On tomorrow's all-new episode, learn how glass is blown and manufactured--and visit our episode page to explore further!

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Starting today, our Giant Screen Experience is excited to host MacGillivray Freeman's “Dream Big: Engineering Our World” before its official release nationwide on Feb. 22. Produced in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers and narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, “Dream Big” celebrates human ingenuity and innovation while offering an exciting new perspective on...
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Dream Big – Sneak Peek Trailer

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is coming to select IMAX®, IMAX 3D® and other giant-screen theatres February 17, 2017. http://www.dreambigfilm.com/ Dream Bi...

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Thanks to Car and Driver for sharing some of their favorite vehicles from this year's Engines Exposed class. Our Curator of Transportation Matt Anderson will be sharing his thoughts on affordable engines this Saturday, Feb. 18, at 3:30 pm inside Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

Engines au Naturel: An Unfettered Look Under the Hood at Some of Historys Most Significant Engines – Feature – Car and Driver

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Find romantic and historic inspiration by browsing Valentines from our collection--including this 1800 shadowbox fashioned in part from sugar: [ Goo.gl Link ].

Shadow Box Valentine, circa 1800

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Henry Leland named his Lincoln Motor Company after the first president for whom he ever voted. Celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday today with a look at influential Lincoln cars: [ Goo.gl Link ].
With The LEGO Batman Movie opening in theaters this weekend, our curator of transportation has some thoughts on one of his favorite cars touring the auto show circuit - Chevrolet's Lego Batmobile.

Another Thought on NAIAS 2017

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