Metropolitan Museum Of Design Detroit
905 Henry St. 3rd floor, Detroit Michigan USA
Open 11-4pm Wed.-Sat. or docent guided reservations; Sat.by appointment.
Free and open to the public + some special happenings are fund-raisers
BIOMIMICRY Definition: Biomimicry looks at the systems and functions (engineering) in nature for sustainable design solutions including regenerative challenges. "Biomimicry is an innovative technique that reconnects designers with 3.8 billion years of nature's wisdom, enhancing the refinement and invention of environmentally-positive products, processes, and systems. “ Quote by Richard Altherr ( MM-O-DD's Director of Biomimicry)
To be a relevant resource for Black and BIPOC to share, enlighten, engage and educate communities across the globe as a unified concern not bound by color but brought together a passion for the arts to become knowledgeable and aware of the legacy of Black Design. Creating educational platforms from the ground level will be vital to keeping the legacies alive, vibrant, and current.
The A-Z calendar November - January September - October June - August April 22 - June 24 BIO-HUB March 18 - April 8 Honoring Black Design: Voices & Choices Feb. 5: "Motown Love" February 4 - March 4 Neuroplasicity + January 21: The History & Mystery of the Fashion Stylists closes.