Explore Michigan’s impact on design

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Michigan is a great place to live, with so much to offer. But we don’t always think about the major inventions and the ideas that came out of Michigan that have inspired big trends and traditions.

There’s a new exhibition at the Grand Rapids Art Museum that focuses on our state’s deep roots in design and architecture, and the people behind them. “Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America” celebrates Michigan’s contributions to modern design and highlights the people who made it happen.

The huge exhibition covers two floors and includes more than 500 works. You can see displays on the Model T Ford, boats made in Michigan, and of course, the furniture that Michigan is known for.

“Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America” is at the Grand Rapids Art Museum through August 24. For hours and admission prices, click here.

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