CULTURE

Each category below, listed in alphabetical order represents a portion of our culture. Select any box, click for further details.

ACCESSIBLE
ACCESSIBLE

We provide an accessible culture as much as we can. At many events and programs we welcome the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. ASL Interpreters join us in our educational enrichment to multi-generations.

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ACTIVE
ACTIVE

We are active in our community and encourage our visitors to participate.

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CHOICES
CHOICES

We are aware and share that Design choices impact people and planet. We can change some of the design choices of the past to improve the design choices of our future.

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CONVIVIAL
CONVIVIAL

Convivial means adjective. friendly; agreeable: a convivial atmosphere. fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial. of or befitting a feast; festive.

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CULTURAL COMPETENCY
CULTURAL COMPETENCY

We explore the movement towards cultural competence within social justice work while affirming key definitions and understanding how cultural competence impacts the planet and population.

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CURIOUS
CURIOUS

We encourage our audiences and collaborative partners to be curious. Curiosity many times brings positive change for the good.

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EQUALITY
EQUALITY

Did you know that only 3% of Designers are people of color. MM-O-DD provides access to educational enrichment and experiential opportunities to diverse communities, especially people of color.

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EXPLORATION
EXPLORATION

Lets explore together. By looking at the history of Design we can investigate the past for what worked and what has made a positive or has been detrimental as a design solution. We value the incisive nature of each individual. Especially about the future of Design.

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FAQ
FAQ

FAQ: How do you pronounce MM-O-DD? We are referred to as MOD. Where is MM-O-DD? Currently MM-O-DD is located within Collected Detroit at 2439 Fourth Street in Detroit, Michigan. We will also remain a mobile museum that collaborates with civic partnerships to present exhibitions and installations. Can I donate my family collection? Send an email to info@mm-o-dd.org. We also have some information on the collections page.

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F.R.E.S.H.
F.R.E.S.H.

Honoring Dr. Patricia Leslie Pilling Professor of Oral History, Cultural Anthropologist and CEO of Share Your Memories' F. = Find your passion  R. = Research your passion E. = Educate yourself and seek others who also embrace the shared passion. S. = Share the passion and join or form a group to further the conversation about the passion. H. = Historical audio, written or digital documentation of individual or group findings or conclusions must be captured. ​

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INCLUSIVE
INCLUSIVE

We are inclusive. Our conscience awareness of all people is deep seeded in our exhibitions, programs and community happenings. Our reach is local-to-global.

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INNOVATION
INNOVATION

We stretch the imagination with our programming. Biomimicry Design Dares have resulted in extremely innovative inventions from all ages.

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INSPIRE
INSPIRE

We create educational enrichment and experiential opportunity to inspire the public. A good deal of our programming is focused on Biomimicry which looks at nature to inspire Design solutions.

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RESPONSIBLITY
RESPONSIBLITY

During the pandemic and beyond we are socially responsible.

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S.T.E.A.M.E.D.
S.T.E.A.M.E.D.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, Edutainment, Design.

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SUSTAINABLE
SUSTAINABLE

One of the goal we have is to edutain people on being more sustainable. During are exhibitions and programming we take action to limit our footprint on the environment.

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