The Henry Ford / May 17 – August 17
Aretha demanded some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Joan Jett didn’t give a damn about her “Bad Reputation.” Even the Spice Girls climbed up on their platform shoes and declared girl power.
Experience the groundbreaking history of Women Who Rock with this collection of over 250 rock icons, from Joan Jett’s black leather jacket to Chrissie Hynde’s (The Pretenders) blue Fender, Carol King’s “You’ve Got a Friend” sheet music, handwritten lyrics by Janis Joplin and Lady Gaga’s meat dress.
9:30am-5pm. $17; $15 seniors; $12.50 kids. Free for members and kids 4 and under. Runs through August 17.
The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn. 313-982-6001. thehenryford.org