Exhibitions

Ash Arder: Flesh Tones

Ash Arder: Flesh Tones

Ash Arder is a transdisciplinary, researched-focused artist from Flint, Michigan whose work investigates ecological and industrial systems, especially in consideration of the power dynamics between humans, machines, and the natural world. Her practice illuminates moments of intimacy, tenderness, and connection within industrial spaces. She transforms recognizable objects like hardhats and car parts into sculptural forms […]


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Carl Toth: Reordering Fictions 

Carl Toth: Reordering Fictions

Carl Toth: Reordering Fictions examines various bodies of work that the artist created over his more than forty-year career, from early black and white photography to his pioneering work in alternative photographic techniques. Through his interest in torquing reality, Toth sought to expand the field of photography through his exploration of the SX-70 Polaroid camera […]


Tagged: 2023, Carl Toth, Cranbrook Art Museum, Kat Goffnett, Photography

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Healing Memorial dedicated to SE Mich.’s COVID-19 victims moving to new location | The Detroit News

Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsSonya Clark: We Are Each Other

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LeRoy Foster: Solo Show

LeRoy Foster: Solo Show

One of Detroit’s most intriguing figures, artist LeRoy Foster (1925–1993) was an exceptional talent and a leading figure in the Black artistic community. Perhaps best known for his large mural at the Douglass Branch of the Detroit Public Library, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, (1972), Foster studied art at Detroit’s famed Cass Tech High […]


Tagged: 2023, Laura Mott

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Skilled Labor: Black Realism in Detroit

Skilled Labor: Black Realism in Detroit

Skilled Labor: Black Realism in Detroit focuses on a local community of artists that have developed expert skills in drawing and painting, and, through deft hands, explore the representation of the Black body in both personal and cultural contexts. Rejecting the monolithic nature under which the Black body is frequently conceived and popularly imagined, Skilled […]


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Cranbrook art show features works of creators on the rise | Detroit Free Press

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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces It Will Premiere New Exhibition Sonya Clark: We Are Each Other This Summer

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Tagged: 2023, Andrew Blauvelt, Cranbrook Art Museum, Laura Mott

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Having some fun linking a sculpture to gardening | The Detroit News

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Tagged: 2022, Cranbrook Art Museum, Scott Hocking

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Scott Hocking leads trio of Detroit artists in new Cranbrook exhibit | The Detroit News

Bakpak Durden: Eye of HorusCranbrook Art Museum in the NewsJames Benjamin Franklin: Full CirclePress CoverageScott Hocking: Detroit Stories

Tagged: 2022, Andrew Blauvelt, Bakpak Durden, Cranbrook Art Museum, James Benjamin Franklin, Scott Hocking

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2023 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art

2023 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of ArtExhibitions

The innovative work from the next generation of architects, artists, and designers will be on display at the 2023 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art. The Degree Exhibition showcases pieces that are the culmination of two years of studio work from a diverse group of graduates as they launch their careers. The show opens […]


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