The World of Charles and Ray Eames Travels to the U.S.

Posted April 16, 2018

⚠️ Due to a severe storm in Dearborn, Michigan, this exhibition has ended early to assess the gallery space. The Henry Ford Museum will remain open. For the finale of its international tour, The World of Charles and Ray Eames will be on view at the Oakland Museum of California from October 13, 2018 – February 17, 2019.

May 5 – September 3, 2018: After crossing the Atlantic, The World of Charles and Ray Eames has reached the U.S. for its premiere at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames makes its U.S. premiere at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, after its three-year-long tour across Europe, including: the Barbican Museum in London, England; the Bildmuseet in Umeå, Sweden; MAAT in Lisbon, Portugal; C-Mine in Genk, Belgium; and Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany.

The critically-acclaimed exhibition about the life and work of Charles and Ray Eames opens to the public on May 5, 2018. It features the husband-and-wife team’s most enduring and influential works in architecture, furniture, films, graphic design, painting, sculpture, photography, multimedia, and more. Explore Charles and Ray’s approach to life and work, and discover how you can apply it to your own endeavors. This in-depth investigation into the ideas and creations of two of the 20th century’s most famous designers will not disappoint.


The World of Charles and Ray Eames
May 5 – September 3, 2018

The Henry Ford Museum
(the gallery by General Motors)
20900 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, MI 48124‑5029

Preview Party:
May 3, 2018, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Tickets required

Members “first look” Preview:
May 4, 2018, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

While visiting The Henry Ford, don’t miss the
permanent display of Charles and Ray’s very first exhibition,
Mathematica: A World of Numbers . . . And Beyond.