ArtPrize 2016

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum was again honored to participate as a venue for ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan as it hosted numerous pieces both inside the building and throughout its plaza for ArtPrize 2016

Steve Ford visits Gerald R. Ford Academic Center & Job Corps

Steve Ford visited the Gerald R. Ford Academic Center & Job Corps in Grand Rapids where he spoke with students about life in the White House, life lessons from his father, the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and the importance of making positive life choices

Akhil Reed Amar “The Constitution Today”

In honor of Constitution Day, the Hauenstein Center and the Foundation, Library & Museum hosted legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar as he discussed his book “The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era”

Community Day of Remembrance 2016

The Foundation again was honored to host the annual September 11th Community Day of Remembrance / Scout Salute Museum in conjunction with the Flag Escort and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation “9/11 Never Forget” Exhibit available to the public

Luke Richter “A Decade with the Nixon Tapes”

Dr. Luke Nichter presented a lecture on the Nixon tapes which reflected on the +3,000 hours of tape available to the public, their origins, technology used, and a recorded phone call with President Richard Nixon and Congressman Gerald R. Ford from June 1973

Spectrum Health Cancer Center ‘Candid Conversations’

The Foundation partnered with Spectrum Health to host the 3rd Annual ‘Candid Conversations’, a Betty Ford Breast Care Services and Spectrum Health Cancer Center event to celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with special guests Susan Ford Bales and Amy Grant

Museum Construction ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony

The Museum officially closed until Spring 2016 as a ‘Topping Off’ Ceremony kicked-off the next phase of construction upgrades that include the DeVos Learning Center, new exhibits and greater access to the historic legacy of Gerald & Betty Ford

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