Due to weather conditions the Ford Museum in Grand Rapids will open at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
  Due to weather conditions the Ford Library in Ann Arbor will open at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
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Library

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Ann Arbor, MI Closed Today at 2 pm

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Museum - Exhibits and Events

Permanent Exhibit

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Lobby Exhibit

Warrior Dog

Wounded Warrior Dogs Project & K9 War Stories

February 15 - May 10, 2020

Canine Warriors was designed by Ohio master craftsman James Mellick to not only bring attention to the service and heroism of military working dogs, but to be symbolic of the courageous sacrifices and wounds suffered during battle by their human companions and to raise awareness about their needs. This exhibit won the ArtPrize Public vote in 2016.

Temporary Exhibit

The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change 

Now through May 31, 2020

The Continual Struggle depicts the pain, sacrifice and emotion of those who fought for freedom during the civil rights movement. This selection of 23 works by artist Brian Washington offers a stark glimpse of those tumultuous times. Celebrate Black History Month at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum through his powerful and moving art. Exhibit sponsors: Fifth Third Bank and The Frey Foundation.

Upcoming Events at the Museum


Date Time Event
Feb. 29 - March 1   FREE Admission celebrating Black History Month
March 18 7:00 PM *** This event had been POSTPONED to a (as yet to be determined) future date.***
2020 William E. Simon Lecture in Public Affairs
Former Vice President Richard B. Cheney
April 1 7:00 PM Presidential Power: How Much Power Does the President Really Have?
Roger B. Porter

 

Library - Exhibits and Events

Google Streetview: Explore the Library

Temporary Exhibit

Ford and Kennerly Extraordianry Circumstances

Opens December 17, 2019

Upcoming Events at the Library


Date Time Event
March 23 4:00 PM 2020 William E. Simon Lecture in Public Affairs
Former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III
March 31 7:00 PM Presidential Power: How Much Power Does the President Really Have?
Roger B. Porter
April 14 7:00 PM 2020 and Beyond
Molly Ball