Axalta sponsors free entry to Michigan Science Center Jan. 11

DETROIT–General admission to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) will be complimentary Saturday, Jan. 11 thanks to a sponsorship by Axalta Coatings Systems in support of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and environmental stewardship.

Axalta will also display its 2020 Automotive Color of the Year at the exhibit, which will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 7.

On Jan. 11, the community will have free access to MiSci between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to experience “Conserve This Colorful Planet”, which aims to inspire guests to learn about water conservation in a colorful and engaging way. Through additional partnership with Ducks Unlimited and the Six Rivers Conservancy, guests will be thrilled with a colorful exhibit experience, fun activities and education including access to more than 200 hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, a Smithsonian Spark!Lab, Kids Town, STEM Playground and more.

“We’re thankful for the opportunity to partner with Axalta, Ducks Unlimited, and Six Rivers Conservancy,” said Christian Greer, president and CEO of the Michigan Science Center. “Conserve This Colorful Planet will help teach our community about the importance of water conservation and our colorful planet. This is a terrific way to make science education more relevant and accessible to the general public.”

Free tickets will be available for download at on a first come, first served basis. Planetarium and Toyota 4D Engineering Theater tickets will be available for purchase at the box office. The Cosmic Café and newly relocated Science Store will also be open.

“The Michigan Science Center is a wonderful resource and a terrific partner to Axalta,” said Nancy Lockhart, Axalta global color product manager. “We’re thrilled to work with MiSci to demonstrate the importance of color in science and all over our planet to visitors of the museum.”

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