Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum'


Museums offering free admission to active-duty military

May 24, 2019
Four downtown museums will have one thing in common this summer. Read More

Public voting lags for ArtPrize 10

Despite the lack of voter turnout, organizers point to other signs of success.

October 19, 2018
The public cast fewer votes for ArtPrize 10 than ever before. Read More

Downtown museum exhibits 'In Step with Betty Ford'

April 9, 2018
To celebrate the 100th birthday of former first lady Betty Ford, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is displaying some of the historical items she left behind. Read More

Foundation celebrating USS Gerald R. Ford

July 19, 2017
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation will host a live broadcast of the commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford. Read More

Museum hosting Coffee Bar Stories

July 4, 2017
A trio of beverage executives will share their passion for coffee at an after-work open-mic event downtown this week. Read More

‘Leadership’ deserves high praise

October 7, 2016
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School has created a new course in partnership with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, one deserving of commentary as even discussion of the word “leadership” is ever more woefully mired in its antithesis. Read More

‘Ford is doing well’ in revamped museum

Gala and grand reopening shine new light on presidential legacy.

June 3, 2016
This week the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum reopens, promising visitors a “brand new museum.” Read More

Change Ups: Shubert tapped for DeVos Learning Center

February 12, 2016
Clare Shubert has been hired by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation as director of engagement and programming for the new DeVos Learning Center at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Read More

Presidential museum schedules reopening after $13M facelift

Second-floor renovation and expanded learning center top list of changes.

January 29, 2016
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum promises a completely new experience for visitors when it reopens later this year. Read More

Ford Museum ceremony marks renovation, expansion work

Facility will reopen to the public next summer with a new learning center.

October 9, 2015
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum held an event recently that signified a pivotal moment in its renovation and construction project, as several years of planning become a reality. Read More