Events and Exhibits Calendar
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|The Remarkable Lives and Times of Gerald and Betty Ford
In the Lobby
ANN ARBOR -- Mrs. Ford's life is celebrated with a special exhibit featuring meticulous reproductions of three historic dresses, plus artifacts and photos. President Ford's life is told through a permanent exhibit of over 100 seldom-seen documents and photos, plus a biographical film. Visitors also can see the office Mr. Ford used during his post-presidential visits to the Library. This lobby exhibit in Ann Arbor has free admission.
Growing up Grand
ANN ARBOR -- This collection features a selection of documents and photos from President Ford's childhood days in Grand Rapids and his time as a student at the University of Michigan. It also features unique mementos and artifacts not on display in the larger exhibit at the Museum! Visitors can also see the office President Ford used during his post presidential visits to the Library. This lobby exhibit in Ann Arbor has free admission.
Growing up Grand
ANN ARBOR-- Ken Walsh, White House correspondent for U.S. News, will discuss the attempts by different Presidents to break from the isolation of the White House, which President Truman described as "the great white jail," and President Clinton called "the crown jewel of the federal penitentiary system."
Prisoners of the White House examines each administration's methods, from Roosevelt to Obama, to access the public mood and stay connected with the nation within an increasingly insular White House. PDF Flyer
Holiday Open House
December 8, 2013
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
GRAND RAPIDS-- This annual favorite will feature a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, a few famous reindeer, holiday music and storytelling for children by Jenifer Strauss. Free admission from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
DEADLINES, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Gerald R. Ford Foundation Research Travel Grants
September 15 Annually
March 15 Annually
ANN ARBOR -- Application deadline. The Gerald R. Ford Foundation awards several research travel grants of up to $2,000 each in support of research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library. A grant defrays travel, living, and photocopy expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library. More information.
Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter
April 10 Annually
ANN ARBOR -- Application deadline. A grant of $5000 is awarded annually to support dissertation research on any aspect of the United States political process during the latter part of the 20th century. More information.
Last Updated: March 26, 2013