Metropolitan Museum of Design Detroit is a 501C3 non-profit ( EIN #46-4299785) based in Detroit, Michigan.
The impact is educational enrichment and experiential opportunity. The programming is collaborative both as mobile community outreach and at our location.
Anonymous: We honor and value the wishes of some of our supporters who refer to remain 'Behind The Scenes'.
Endowment: Interested individuals or corporations, please contact
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April 1-December 18
Albert Kahn Legacy Foundation
Belle Isle Aquarium
CCS Center for Creative Studies
Mike Han of House of Han
Scott Berels of Def Fab Designs
IN APRIL FEATURING
Wayne State University
Graduate Thesis Exhibition
Amelia Novella Rennell
May 6- August 21
Belle Isle Aquarium
MM-O-DD explores the documented, soothing effect of aquarium viewing.
Collected Detroit Artist
An expressionistic painter who has found a wellness pathway through his works.
U of M Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program
MM-O-DD invites one of their participates as a featured artist
Laurence Bond Miller
The Lost Artists Collective
MM-O-DD invites seven of their members to be featured artists who value creativity as a lifeline.
Kevin Barranco, Judy Bowman, Cydney Camp, Carson Monahan, Diego Sanchez, Kelsey Tucker, Nancy Wanchik
S. Kay Young
We provide community opportunities with educational enrichment, to inclusive diverse people of all ages to participate in programming and engage in our exhibitions.We can create our experiential opportunity for anyone and are cater to under-served people.
We develop for programs gear to promoting the Ah-Ha spark which aims to be a learning opportunity for a potential profession or personal passion.
Grant writer, Archival Displays for exhibits, Supplies for our Inspiration Station, American Sign Language Interpreters at educational enrichment programs and events
We welcome our donors to become 'Encouragement coaches'. By giving effort to communication a belief that design choices are a key to a better climate for people and planet. A look at Brain Health and the power of Creative Expression is important to acknowledge: it is the pathway to innovation and a designer and artist lifeline.
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We appreciate the support from local-to global Partners, Sponsors, civic alliances, organizations and individuals who value our mission. The result is a spark toward future workforce in Design and related fields. Support opportunity’s surrounding programming and exhibitions.
PARTNERSHIPS | SPONSORS
The Display Group supports with in-kind rentals of furniture etc. The are part of the MM-O-DD platform to engage the next generations of the event industry.
Jenesis Entertainment supports with outstanding entertainment and staffing. Featured musicians Natalie Frakes (Violin) and (Violin)
COMMUNITY | CIVIC ALLIANCES | COLLABORATIONS
The American Association of State and Local Museums
During the announcement of MM-O-DD we created a installation in collaboration with the College of Creative Studies Jewelry Design Department and many others. In September 2020 we will continue with the Fashion Accessory Design Department to showcase the 2020 top five graduates.
2017 The Panel Discussion included Patrina Chatman of The Charles Wright Museum Rudy Lauderman of The Detroit Institute of Arts Ric Viers of Blastwave FX 2018 Venue Sponsor for the Design Discussion with Doreen Fletcher who is the Jewelry Designer from the Black Panther Movie
Design Core Network is a networking platform for Design professionals.
2015: Announcement 2016: DDF Design Village 2017: Launch: Sustainability Design Dare 2018: DDF 2019: DDF 2020: DDF MOD City of Design: Hosting CCS Design Core Network Host
2017 The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy's Touch -A - Truck Program ,now includes Truck Design through the suggestion of MM-O-DD. Wheel Design with chalk on cement will be captured with drone photograph. Each wheel drawn must touch an adjoining wheel. The result is a two year may draw next to a seasoned professional Designer! 2018 Truck Tread Design 2019 Truck Tread inspired by the engineering in nature (Biomimicry) 2020 Program developed was for Truck Grill Design
2016 Biomimicry Design Dare launched with 30 people in attendance and 13 submissions Participates 6-16 years old. 2017 Second Annual Biomimicry Design Dare grows with 100+ in attendance and 29 submissions. Participates 2-28 years old.
Global Ties > Detroit has provided both in-kind and financial support. They are an on-going value partner from 2016-current 2020 2016: Design ambassador 2017: Co-Host of Sustainability panel Discussion with Project Just 2018: Fashion Design Dare Challenge 2019, 2020: International Design Dare Challenge 2018 Fashion Design Dare Challenge 2019 International Design Dare Challenge 2020 International Design Dare Challenge
Industrial Sewing And Innovation Center
2015 The Secret Science of Hair Color Featured the Beauty Design Industry 2016 The Frost Fairy Queen in the Sparks Theatre on Noel Night Featured Graphic/Furniture/Adornment/On- Stage Fashion DDC 2017 1st Sustainability DDC 2018 3rd Annual Biomimicry DDC DDF Youth Day 2019 4th Annual Biomimicry DDC DDF Youth Day 2020 5th Annual Biomimicry DDC ( TBD) DDF Youth Day (TBD) DDC= Design Dare Challenge
The Panel Discussion included Katrina Chatman of The Charles Wright Museum Rudy Lauderman of The Detroit Institute of Arts Ric Viers of Blastwave FX
2016: Launched Biomimicry Design Dare on Digital platform at the Skillman Library and welcomed the Children's Librarian to inspire the people at the launch of the Biomimicry Design Dare.