What’s New to SeeMuseums – Michigan has several new museums and exhibits for visitors to explore this year.
- Visit the world’s premier automotive exhibit at Driving America in The Henry Ford in Dearborn.
- A ground breaking collective art exhibit honoring President Barack Obama is now on display at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
- The Detroit Historical Museum has reopened with three new permanent exhibits: the Gallery of Innovation, the Allesee Gallery of Culture and Detroit: the Arsenal of Democracy.
- The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, a premier venue for international contemporary art, is now open on the campus of Michigan State University.
- See the 2013 “People of Mackinac” art exhibit at the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum on Mackinac Island.
- Now open, the Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum is dedicated to establishing a fun, hands-on and educational experience for kids.
- Experience a Forrest Sherman class destroyer in person with a tour aboard the USS Edson (DD-946). Schedule an appointment at the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum.
- Expected to open this summer, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will include rooftop greenhouses, a first-in-the-nation children’s kitchen, and an indoor market hall and outdoor space for vendors.
- Sunrise Side Wine & Hops Trail provides a great way to taste Michigan beer and wine at seven wineries and three microbrews on a scenic trail along Michigan’s Sunrise Coast. Or travel along the new West Michigan Wine & Beer Trail.
- Stop by the Human Sundial at Chief Wawatam Park in downtown St. Ignace.
- One of the newest resorts in The Wilds of Michigan, Mountain View Lodges in Silver City is now offering chainsaw carving demonstrations.
- Observe the building of a whale boat at the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville as part of the restoration of the famed Charles W. Morgan whaling ship.
- Hike, bike or ski the Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve in Otsego County.
Coming tomorrow: What's new to Eat and Drink
For a complete list of what’s new in 2013, visit michigan.org.