Kid Rock has donated $250,000 to the Detroit Historical Museum to create an interactive music lab covering 100 years of Detroit music history. The donation helps lift the museum's Past>Forward capital campaign to $14.7 million.
The Kid Rock Music Lab will be one of the new core exhibits when the museum, closed for renovations, reopens Nov. 23 - the day after Thanksgiving.
"The gift, Kid Rock's largest single donation, really speaks to his commitment and love of the city," said Detroit Historical Society executive director Bob Bury, who noted that the Romeo native recently bought a mansion on the Detroit River. "He obviously shares our optimism, and the optimism many hold for Detroit's future."
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