Weddings

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VIDEO: Weddings at Henry Ford Museum

We’ve got a new video highlighting some wonderful wedding photos taken across Henry Ford Museum. Take a look below and get inspired for your big More

The Henry Ford Wedding on The Knot

Over on The Knot…

Congratulations to Julianne and Brandon for having their January wedding featured on The Knot! We love looking at the wonderful photos taken across our campus.

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Zingerman’s Bakehouse: Breathtakingly Beautiful at Lovett Hall

This cake looked too good to eat! Just last month the team at Zingerman’s Bakehouse wrote about this beautiful cake created for bride Tara and More

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Featured on The Knot!

Congratulations to Ilana Levinson for having her Lovett Hall wedding featured on The Knot! Make sure to take a look at post to see all More

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Wedding Party Paper Dolls

When it comes to planning your wedding, what inspires you? Photos of family members’ special days? Perhaps a favorite magazine? What about vintage items? This More

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Ring in the New Year

We knew we had to share a photo of this handmade jingle bell wedding favor, created by Ryan’s Creations, from a wedding here at The More

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Daniella and Michael’s Wedding Reel

We really like this fun wedding recap video from JD Entertainment for couple Daniella and Michael, including their reception at Henry Ford Museum. Take a More

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Favorite Wedding Photos at The Henry Ford

Photographer Nicole Haley has taken some beautiful photos of weddings held at The Henry Ford. She sent over a few that have become favorites of More

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2013 Holiday Gift Tags

Once again this holiday season we’re pleased to offer a set of printable holiday gift tags inspired by the collections of The Henry Ford. You More

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A Real Wedding on TODAY Style

Congratulations to our own Kathleen Sullivan, a development manager here at The Henry Ford, for having her wedding featured in TODAY Style’s Wedding section! You More

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VIDEO: Making Eagle Tavern’s Butternut Squash Soup

During the fall you’ll find warm bowls of our very popular butternut squash soup in restaurants across our campus at The Henry Ford. This simple, More

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Ask The Henry Ford Curators

The Henry Ford is very excited to be joining the #AskACurator discussion tomorrow, Sept. 18. From 2-3 p.m. a group of our curators will be More

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Digital or analog? Keeping track of wedding gifts

When it comes to recording important information about your wedding, how do you keep track of it all? Do you use a digital tool, like More

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Erin and Mike: Lots of color and smiles inside Henry Ford Museum

Erin and Mike held their wedding reception at Henry Ford Museum not too long ago. Thanks to photographer Ksenija Savic, their exciting day and night More

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A destination reception at Lovett Hall

Kylie and Andrew celebrated a post-destination wedding at Lovett Hall with a reception for family and friends. Check out West Park Photography’s blog post to More

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Anderson Theater’s playful past

Located in the front of Henry Ford Museum is Anderson Theater. The theater plays a variety of roles today, from a space for presentations to More

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A bit of Detroit, a bit of Dearborn

What a fun wedding highlight video from Zara Creative. Paula and Jason held their wedding reception here at Lovett Hall. As you’ll see in the More

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Fast Facts: Ginger Meyer Garden at Lovett Hall

Our events team is always happy to help with a new wedding here at The Henry Ford, but they’re also always on the hunt for More

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The Henry Ford on Style Me Pretty

What a treat to see one of last year’s couples’, Heather and Mark, photographs featured on Style Me Pretty last week! Congratulations to Jeffrey Lewis More

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Share your wedding stories with The Henry Ford

Did you, a friend, or family member get married or have your reception at The Henry Ford? We’d love to hear from you! We’re looking More

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Amy and Ryan: On camera inside Henry Ford Museum

Take a look at this wedding video teaser of Amy and Ryan’s wedding created by Fairytale Productions. From the looks of it, there was some More

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My wedding at the drive-in

As I mentioned before on the blog, I got married at Henry Ford Museum this past December. Enjoying the final days of the 2012 holiday More

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Black and white and color all together

Meg Darket, of Meg Darket Photography, shares some beautiful black and white and color images from the wedding of Nicole and Todd from the end More

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A union of different cultures at Lovett Hall

Photographer Ray Anthony shared some of his favorite photos from this November 2012 wedding of happy couple E.B. and A.A. The couple celebrated their wedding More

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Beautiful portraits – Jen and Chris

We fell in love with these photos of Jen and Chris’ wedding at The Henry Ford last year by Chris McGuire Photography. Chris says in More

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Rain or Shine: Jeff and Meghan

Last fall we shared the video trailer for Meghan and Jeff’s wedding in Henry Ford Museum. We’re pleased to share some photos of the day More

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Posing under the DC-3

It’s not often that I get to say hello from behind my computer here at The Henry Ford – hello! I’m Lish, and I’m the More

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Pin to win with Minted

It’s time to put your Pinterest skills to work! Minted is currently hosting their first Wedding Inspiration Boards Challenge. Prizes are being awarded weekly though More

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Decor inspiration – DIY holiday wreath

100 Layer Cake shared this wonderful tutorial from Danielle of Brown Paper Design. While the title says holiday, it could definitely be used as part More

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Wedding Wednesday with Toole Art

Make sure to check out Toole Art Photography’s blog post showcasing Sara and Burke’s wedding from 2010. Lots of beautiful photos to look at and More

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Style Unveiled

Congratulations to K. Holly Photography for this Style Unveiled feature! It’s always so much fun to see THF wedding couples across the web!

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Enjoying the last weeks of autumn

We hope you’re getting ready for an enjoyable Thanksgiving tomorrow! As Holidays in Henry Ford Museum and Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village get ready for More

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In and around Henry Ford Museum

There are so many wonderful photos to look at over at Special Moments Photography of Shannon and Christopher’s wedding held at The Henry Ford. The More

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Sarah and Mark’s attention to details

Kristen Holly Carlson of K.Holly Photography has shared some beautiful photos from the September wedding of Sarah and Mark here at The Henry Ford. The More

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Meghan and Jeff at The Henry Ford

We’ve got another fun wedding trailer from Zara Creative to share! In this wedding trailer, Meghan and Jeff explore the grounds of The Henry Ford More

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A “moving” look at Lovett Hall

We see a lot of beautiful wedding photos from events here at The Henry Ford, but we don’t see that many videos! Here’s a great More

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Summer colors at Lovett Hall

Photographer Kara Purtell shared a few of her favorite photos from newlyweds Cameron and Beth’s wedding this summer at Lovett Hall. Take a look at More

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Wedding anniversary gifts

If you’ve been married for a few years, what kind of gifts have you given your spouse? Do you give gifts at all? It’s believed More

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Martha Stewart Weddings – 1997

Martha Stewart Living has been a favorite magazine for many devoted fans since its launch in 1990. For those looking for wedding inspiration, the 1994 More

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What we’re reading these days

I’m getting married this year, so at night you can usually find me curled up with my iPad looking at some of my favorite wedding More

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Across our campus: Heather and Mark

In the last weekend of August, Heather Silecchia and Mark Frankel were married at Lovett Hall here at The Henry Ford. While the ceremony was More

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The Henry Ford on Pinterest

Are you a Pinterest fan? Do you follow The Henry Ford on Pinterest? If not, here’s your chance! Not only do we share photos and More

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Facebook fans at Martha-Mary Chapel

A few weeks back we asked our Facebook fans to share photos from their weddings at The Henry Ford after we were sent this photo More

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Supporting Michigan’s economy with every bite

Photo by DDohler The Henry Ford Food and Beverage Team is committed to supporting the Michigan economy. Whether it’s a local farmer, a food producer, More

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Love, Indubitably revisited

Do you remember our Love, Indubitably couple Ciara Stella and Bradley Linden? We checked back in with them and found a few more elements of More

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A wedding in good taste

Bride and groom Shanyn and Christopher wanted a fun, Greenfield Village wedding. The ceremony was at Martha-Mary Chapel, and the reception was right next door More

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Are you a DIY bride and groom?

With Maker Faire Detroit  Saturday and Sunday, July 28-29, today’s Wedding Wednesday checks out at some DIY bridal making. There are many opportunities to add More

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How inviting!

We shared some some pretty awesome and unique cake toppers a few months ago back. Now, how about a look at these fabulously fun invitations More

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Icons and eye candy – a sweet wedding

A few weeks ago when covering an event at Henry Ford Museum, I saw a bride and her maids scurry through the museum for some More

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Wedding Wednesday: A grand proposal on a Grand Staircase

When Michael Winagar of Novi, Mich., was ready to propose to his girlfriend of five years, Amanda Klukowski, he knew he wanted a special location More

Wedding Color Schemes - Weddings at The Henry Ford

Color me a wedding

What does a color scheme say about a bride and groom? This one was a fantastic mix of traditional with dramatic accents. Floral centerpieces alternated low More

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The detail in this Hindu wedding takes the cake

That’s the happy couple that was the inspiration for this custom-made wedding cake topper featured in last week’s Wedding Wednesday post. No doubt the topper was awesome, More

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You’re the tops!

We all know the little plastic bride and groom that topped many a-wedding cake in days gone by. Bride and groom toppers seemed to be More

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You’ve saved the date, what’s on your plate?

You’ve chosen the perfect mate, set the date, decided on the venue – now what’s on the menu? Take a look at one of the More

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What’s your go-to guide, bride?

Bridal magazines have long been great tools in wedding planning. That’s the cover of Martha Stewart Living Weddings from 1997. It’s part of the collections at The Henry Ford. The More

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Chocolate (enough said)

I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, getting a little handful of chips from a bag of chocolate morsels when someone More

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It’s a nice day for a Green(field Village) wedding

As of Saturday, the gates to Greenfield Village reopened  to welcome guests for the 2012 season. Spring has sprung, and village engagements and weddings will More

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There’s a new brew in town

You may or may not know that The Henry Ford is committed to using locally sourced products whenever we can. We’re happy to report that More

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Wedding photography then and now

I love this photo by Arising Images from a wedding in Greenfield Village. It’s fun, unique to the location and really captures the couple. And More

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Setting sail and a wedding tale (or two)

We’re all getting a little Titanic fever around here as we prepare for the March 31 opening of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition in Henry Ford More

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History shared: A bride, a groom and a chapel bell

In the days long before cellphones, email, tweets and status updates, if folks needed to get the word out – bells did the job. Church More

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A ceremonious welcome to spring (wedding) fever

If you live in Michigan, you’re probably experiencing more than a touch spring fever. Who can help it with the fantastic temperatures we’ve had? If More

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What do innovation and wedding gifts have in common?

I know, brides are thinking, “What does a chair have to do with weddings?” That photo is a chair featured in The Henry Ford’s March 2008 More

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Oh, fudge! A sweet Greenfield Village-made wedding favor

Suh-weet. That about sums it up. Our fudge is one delightfully sweet confection that is a great idea for a charming wedding favor. Although we’ve More

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Wedding Wednesday: Photobooth fun!

Photobooths have become a popular element for many wedding receptions; filled with the people you care about and often a host of silly props, these More

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You’re engaged! Now what?

The question has been popped. The answer is affirmative. Now, take a deep breath. The season for engagements unofficially ends today. Don’t worry. That doesn’t More

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From ice to art – sweet sculptures from Ice Dreams

Award-winning Ice Dreams is the ice sculpture company we use for private events at The Henry Ford. Take a look at seven-time world champion medalist More

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Seeing a museum wedding with fresh eyes

Judy Endelman is the director of our Benson Ford Research Center – which is home to millions of our 2D and 3D artifacts – but last year, More

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Love, Driving America-style

This weekend marks the opening of Henry Ford Museum’s much-anticipated Driving America  – the world’s premier automotive exhibition. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that in private events More

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It’s nice to share! Wedding photos from Arising Images

Frequent photographers of wedding events at The Henry Ford recently wrote a blog post on the stunning images they’ve captured here over the years. Their photos really More

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If it’s Wednesday, it must be your wedding photos

These are some of the great photos posted on our Facebook page after putting out the call asking brides, grooms and photographers to share favorite More

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Our weddings of the year, and a request…

As the New Year quickly approaches, my plan was to take a look back and reflect on some favorite wedding moments of 2011. At first, More

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A winter-wonderful wedding

A little Wedding Wednesday Winter Eye Candy to complement my recent all-cookie diet! Angela and Dan were married inside Anderson Theatre at Henry Ford Museum More

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Putting together weddings, piece by piece

I have to be honest: I never tire of being part of helping plan a wedding at Greenfield Village. I’m always interested in what the More

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Making history: Weddings at Eagle Tavern

Warm and inviting. I’m sure that’s what weary and hungry travelers thought when they arrived at the inn that now stands as Eagle Tavern in More

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This Is The Place

We don’t just celebrate history at The Henry Ford – we help you make it, too! Get the tips, tricks and suggestions for creating a More