Friday, May 23, 2014

Made in Lansing Exhibit Grand Opening

Friday Evening, May 30, 2014  5:00 - 7:00 pm
Lansing City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave.

Be A Tourist In Your Own Town
Saturday, May 31, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lansing City Hall, 124, W. Michigan Ave.

Join us for the opening of our newest pop-up exhibit, Made in Lansing.  The exhibit chronicles nearly 125 years of innovation and invention in Lansing, and showcases a wide variety of products made in and around our city, including wheels, pocket protectors, stoves, patent medicines, fruit presses, cigars, watches, lawnmowers, violins, sheet music, cradles, caskets, quilts, and more!  The exhibit will also be open regular City Hall business hours.  Please check back for more information about upcoming programming related to the exhibit.  The exhibit closes October 31, 2014.

A second portion of the Made in Lansing exhibit will be available beginning May 31st at the R.E. Olds Transportation Museum.  The exhibit includes some of the other products made by the local auto companies, besides automobiles, as well as objects from UAW local 652 and 650.  The exhibit is open during normal museum business hours.  If you are an HSGL member, please state this upon entering the museum for a discounted entry price.