The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House has a new exhibit, Quilt Art: International Expressions on display through March 25.
Besides featuring more than 30 quilts by 22 contemporary quilt artists from nine countries. Ford House has several talks, workshops and receptions planned that feature local quilt artists and collectors.
Today, kids will get hands-on experience with sewing and leave with a finished product to take home in a quilting workshop led by Laura Rodin. It's perfect for scout groups seeking merit badges, and recommended for children 8-12. Cost is $10.
Reservations can be made at www.fordhouse.org or by calling 313.884.4222.
Quilt Art is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is complimentary with house tour tickets, which are $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for children 6-12, free for anyone younger.