Exhibitions

Building Cranbrook: Saarinen in Michigan

Building Cranbrook

Eliel Saarinen was already an architect of renown in his native Finland before emigrating with his family to the United States in 1923. He would meet George Booth, Cranbrook’s founder along with his wife Ellen Scripps Booth, through his son Henry who was studying architecture with Saarinen at the University of Michigan. Saarinen would commence […]


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Cranbrook surveys its history in ‘With Eyes Opened’ | Live Auctioneers

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With Eyes Opened: A Diverse Retrospective On Cranbrook’s Legacy | The Decorative Arts Trust

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Michigan exhibit shows why a chair can be more than a place to sit | PBS Newshour

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James Haefner: Michigan Modern

James Haefner: Michigan Modern

Featuring more than fifty photographs by acclaimed Bloomfield Hills-based photographer James Haefner, this exhibition explores Michigan’s extraordinary legacy in architectural modernism. Diverse in style and rich in significance, Michigan Modern documents landmark buildings throughout the state, from the innovative GM Tech Center designed by Eero Saarinen in Warren, Michigan and the refined beauty of Minoru […]


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This Exhibition Shows How Cranbrook Helped Pioneer the Cross-Disciplinary, Craft-Based, Experimental Design and Art of Today | Sight Unseen

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With Eyes Opened Traces the Reach of Cranbrook | Craft Council

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13 Architecture and Design Books to Add to Your Reading List | Metropolis

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How Cranbrook Became the Go-To Art School for Mid-Century Masters and Today’s Design Stars | Introspective by 1st Dibs

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With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932 | Whitewall

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Cranbrook Art Museum is Closed for Gallery Transition. The Museum Reopens on October 6, 2021.