Ask the Curator is a weekly presentation, covering topics from Mina Edison to Ford cars. Upcoming programs include:
May 15: What was the first Ford automobile? Join Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, as he talks about Henry Ford’s earliest creation.
May 22: Recognizing Madeleine Edison Join Chief Curator, Brent Newman, as he highlights the life of Edison’s youngest daughter.
May 29: How does the museum prepare for hurricanes? Join Exhibit Coordinator, Megan Kissinger, as she provides an in-depth discussion about preparing the estates for one of nature’s greatest threats.
June 5: How are Cadillac and Ford connected? Please join Automotive Curator, James Moss, for a discussion on one of the museums most unique vehicles, the 1908 Cadillac.
June 12: Was Edison a gamer? Join Exhibit Designer, Megan Kissinger, for some fun and excitement as she highlights some of the eras most popular board games, including Edison’s favorite.
June 19: Where was Edison’s laboratory located? Chief Curator, Brent Newman, provides insight into Edison’s primary factory and laboratory complex where the great inventor did the majority of his work.
June 26: Do you copy? Join Collections Registrar, Matt Andres, for a discussion on one of Edison’s earliest inventions, the electric pen.
Cost: Edison Ford Members: Free; non-members: included with admission.