The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

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Ask Our Experts Every Friday!
Posted: April 26, 2018

Did your visit to Ford House leave you wanting to know more?

Our new program will let our guests learn a little more about Ford family history, the thousands of pieces of art and antiques in the home, and how our team keeps the estate humming.  

Ask Our Experts, a new weekly offering, will provide an informal opportunity to chat with  the Ford House team. Each Friday from 2-4 p.m., different members of our staff will greet you in the Visitor Center in the Historic Garage to share their expertise, ranging from art and antiques, to architecture, research, landscape and more.  

Join us for a  casual conversation and get some answers those burning questions about Ford House!

Upcoming experts include:

April 27, Horticulture – How can you select plants to give you color and joy all summer long? Our landscape foreman will guide you through the process.

May 4, Ask a Docent – Did you know the Diego Rivera Murals at the DIA were commissioned by Edsel Ford?

May 11, Collections Care –  From tiny paintbrushes to cloth diapers, see what our collections specialists use to care for our historic collection.

May 18, Archives –  What kinds of records do we keep at Ford House?  See some of our favorite archival collections and learn how to care for your own family documents at home.

May 25, Horticulture  – Want stunning pots and planters? Our greenhouse guru will answer all of your questions.

June 1, Ask a Docent – Want to know more about the artwork in the house? Ask one of our docents!

Stop by before or after your house tour or walk on the grounds! No additional fee or reservation required. Ask Our Experts continues through October!

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