Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit Historical Museum, Flint Institute of Arts, The Henry Ford and Motown Museum are free this weekend for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders.
Sunday, January 6
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can kick off the New Year by enjoying free admission this weekend, January 5 and 6, to Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit Historical Museum, Flint Institute of Arts, The Henry Ford and Motown Museum. Museums on Us is a national program and includes more than 150 leading U.S. cultural institutions across 91 cities, benefiting Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers from coast to coast. Photo ID and a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented. One free general admission limited to cardholder at participating institution, excluding fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday…
Online voters have until 6 p.m. Monday to select Motoko Maegawa, a Grosse Pointe Park mom and middle school administrator, as their pick of six national finalists competing to live inside Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry for a month.
On Wednesday, the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago will reveal which lucky individual will live inside the museum 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for one month. Among the six finalists in MSI's second annual Month at the Museum contest is Grosse Pointe Park resident Motoko Maegawa, who needs online votes to win this plum assignment. MSI is asking the public to go online to vote for one of the six individuals by Monday at 6 p.m. While museum administrators will ultimately make the final selection, they will consider the public's input when deliberating. The winner, who in addition to the unusual sojourn will win $10,000, will be announced live at the museum before an audience that will include the six finalists. MSI fan at…