This is your opportunity to see the Disney costumes of heroes and villains
Disney is recognized for the outfits that help bring its characters to life, from glass slippers to enchanted ballgowns. To bring a fairy tale world to life in live-action movies made from animated films, each character’s costume has to be carefully thought out.
Here’s what happened to the giant whipped cream cans in Dearborn
We received a question from a reader as part of our 4YI form, where you can submit questions or quandaries about Detroit or Michigan and we try our best to answer them. The reader wrote: “what happened to the big whipped cream cans on Telegraph Road just south of Michigan Avenue?” and I found myself wondering the same thing.
New exhibit at The Henry Ford puts you in the driver’s seat
There is new exhibit racing into the Henry Ford. It is called “Driven to Win.” The exhibit is the first of its kind, and highlights the history of racing in America, from its earliest days until now. Best of all, the exhibit puts you in the driver’s seat with race simulators that give you that real race car feel. “Live In The D” host Tati Amare spoke to Matt Anderson, Curator of Transportation at the Henry Ford, about why you should race on over to The Henry Ford to check it out. Get a sneak peak in the video above.
Henry Ford Museum to open ‘Driven to Win’ an American auto racing exhibition presented by General Motors
DEARBORN – The first exhibition covering various forms of American auto racing will open on March 27 inside the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. The exhibit covers stock car, sports car, drag racing, Indy car, hill climbing and land-speed racing. The In the Driver’s Seat Simulators presented by Brembo, allow visitors to virtually experience what it’s like to drive the world’s fastest cars on the most challenging tracks. In the Driver’s Seat does cost an extra fee. READ: Top NASCAR drivers to honor two Henry Ford nurses during Cup Series race
WDIV partners with The Henry Ford, DSO for Salute to America TV only event
WDIV-Local 4 is partnering with The Henry Ford and Detroit Symphony Orchestra to present Salute to America, a TV only event on July 3 at 8 p.m., to kick off the Fourth of July weekend. For the first time in its 28-year run, Salute to America concerts will not be held in Greenfield Village during the Fourth of July weekend. WDIV-Local 4 will produce an hour-long primetime program filled with all the music and fanfare for which the Salute to America concerts are known and loved. Jason Carr and Tati Amare of Local 4s Live in the D will host the special from Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford. The televised special will remain proudly supported by the events long-time sponsors Bank of America and Ford Motor Company.
Henry Ford Museum to reopen in phases after COVID-19 shutdown
DEARBORN, Mich. The Henry Ford Museum announced its reopening amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic after being closed to the public since March. Businesses across Michigan have been recently cleared to reopen with restrictions under Governor Gretchen Whitmers MI Safe Start Plan as the states spread of COVID-19 slows. READ: Heres everything thats reopening Monday in Michigan after COVID-19 shutdownOfficials say the museum sites will reopen in phases, beginning by operating only from Thursday through Sunday with limited and timed visitation. Hands-on activities will no longer be available at museum sites to prevent the spread of COVID-19. READ MORE: Reopening Michigan amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Henry Ford Museum extends closures due to coronavirus pandemic
DEARBORN, Mich. The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn announced Friday that it will remain closed through June 28 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. MORE: Coronavirus in Michigan: Heres where we stand as of Saturday morningIn addition to the museum closure the institutions 2020 Summer Camps are also canceled. Officials say a new task force has been established to develop a phased reopening plan for the museum that focuses on protecting public health and safety. The museum has been closed since March and announced employee lay offs in April. Visit the museums website here for more information regarding their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.