Around Detroit

Hotel

The 2016 ACA Convention will be held at the Sheraton of Novi, located at 21111 Haggerty Road, Novi, MI, 48375.  Reservations can be made by calling 866-837-4180 and asking for the ACA Rate.

Hotel Website – Reserve your room today!!!!

Around Detroit

The DIA is located in the heart of the Cultural Center at 5200 Woodward Ave. The DIA is regarded as on of the 6 top art museums in the country with an encyclopedic collection, from Egyptian to contemporary. The Museum has over 100 galleries. Highlights in include the Detroit Industry Murals by Diego Rivera, it’s great old master collection which includes, Rembrandt, Bruegel, Van Eyck, Titian Caravaggio, Velasquez, and many others. The DIA was the first American Museum to collect works by Van Gogh and Henri Matisse.

 

The Wright Museum is located behind the DIA at 315 E. Warren.. The Wright has the largest permanent exhibit of African American culture.

 

the Historical Museum is located at  5401 Woodward Ave. Its exhibits showcase the history of Detroit.

 

Detroit Casino’s
All are open 24/7
Detroit has three large Casino’s downtown
Greektown Casino is located at 555 E. Lafayette
MGM Grand Detroit 1777 3rd Street
Motor City Casino 2901 Grand River Avenue

 

The Science Center is located 5020 John R, behind the DIA. Features Science Exhibits

 

Located at 10125 Jefferson Ave. founded in 1903, known for its ceramics and glazes. Many local buildings. such as the Belle Isle Aquarium use them.

 

The Belle Isle Aquarium was designed by famed Detroit architect, Albert Kahn, and opened on August 18, 1904. It is the oldest aquarium in the country and has served the Detroit community as a beloved attraction for generations. In 2005, the city of Detroit announced that the Aquarium was to be closed due to lean economic times for the city. The building remained closed to the public until the Belle Isle Conservancy reopened it on September 15, 2012.  Over the past three years, the aquarium has exploded in popularity, evident by the attendance numbers that have TRIPLED over the course of the past year. “Momentum” is truly the best term for what is happening in this historic building! A work-in-progress, the aquarium continues to grow and flourish as new exhibits and fish are added, tanks are restored, and history is preserved for generations to come.

 

The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is the oldest continually-running conservatory in the United States. It is divided into five distinct sections: Palm House, the Tropical House, the Cactus House, a sunken Fernery, and the Show House. On the grounds is the Levi Barbour Memorial Fountain designed by Marshall Fredericks, a Japanese Tohro donated to Detroit in 1985 by the city of Toyota, Japan, and the Peacock Sundial erected in 1927.

 

Located on Belle Isle, features exhibits on Great Lakes Maritime history.

 

The Henry Ford is a large indoor and outdoor museum on the national Registry of Historic Places.
The Ford Museum is the indoor museum that covers 12 acres. Highlights include it’s transportation collection Presidential artifacts, and american made artifacts.
Greenfield Village is the outdoor Museum. covers 240 acres. the village has many buildings which include Noah Webster’s House, The Wright brothers Bicycle shop, Edison Menlo Park workshop and Henry Ford’s Birth place.

 

Home of The Detroit Tigers one of the charter members of the American league.

 

A national Historic site founded in the early 20th century by George Booth. architects Ellil Saarinen, Albert Kahn,  Eero Saarinen, Sculptures Carl Miles and Marshall Fredericks. Cranbrook is known for its Arts and Crafts and Art Decco Styles.  Includes an Art Museum, Science Museum Gardens and Cranbrook House.