Let’s Go to the The Michigan Science Center
The Michigan Science Center is kicking off the new year with a couple of unique programs tied to its exhibit 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories for the Golden Age of Innovation, which ends on January 9, 2018.
Story Telling Night
Detroit is one of the current epicenters of innovation in a variety of fields, making the rapid progress of the last few years possible, advancing entrepreneurship and prosperity despite a legacy of long-term challenges. On January 3, 2018, Aaron Foley, along with a panel of local innovators, will discuss the importance of storytelling in Detroit’s resurgence and connect the untold stories of the past to the stories of Detroit’s present and future. MiSci will be open 5 – 8 p.m. The panel discussion begins at 6:30 p.m.
Admission for this event is just $5 and includes general admission to MiSci and admission into 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories for the Golden Age of Innovation. Secure your tickets here.
Celebrate the Life of Maimonides (rescheduled due to weather)
There are many innovative people in history who have had an impact on modern day civilization. Join the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) on January 7, 2017 as it celebrates the life of Maimonides, an influential 12th century Jewish scholar, physician and philosopher. Known for his writings on Jewish law and ethics, Maimonides was also a recognized philosopher and problem solver.
MiSci will be open from 5-8pm . The evening will feature a historical lecture from three notable, local historians with a panel discussion beginning at 6:30 pm:
- Dr. Howard Lupovitch, associate professor of history and director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judiac Studies, Wayne State University
- Saeed Khan, teacher of Islamic and Middle East history, politics and culture for the Departments of History and Lecture, and Near East & Asian Studies, Wayne State University
- Dr. Keith Huey, professor of religion; chair, Department of Religion and Bible; and Global Educational Opportunities coordinator, Rochester College
Admission for this event is also $5 and includes general admission to MiSci and admission into 1001 Inventions: Untold Stories for the Golden Age of Innovation. More information is available at www.mi-sci.org.