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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces Four New Fall Exhibitions

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The First Major Retrospectives of Legendary Fiber Artist Olga de Amaral and Legendary Detroit Artist Allie McGhee A Look at Michigan’s Modern Movement and the Building of Cranbrook Olga de Amaral: To Weave a RockAllie McGhee: Banana Moon HornOctober 30, 2021 – February 13, 2022 James Haefner: Michigan ModernOctober 6, 2021 – January 9, 2022Building […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Partners with City of Detroit on Detroit Healing Memorial

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With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932 New exhibition and book chronicle how Cranbrook Academy of Art radically reinvented art and design in America

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Exhibition Dates: June 20–September 19, 2021 ArtMember Preview Days: June 18–19, 2021 “My endeavor was to make the Cranbrook development an eye-opener.”— George Booth as quoted by Eliel Saarinen (BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — MAY 4, 2021) — This summer, Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to debut With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932, the first book and largest exhibition to […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum to Deliver 1,500 Take-Home Art Kits to Students in Pontiac and Detroit

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 16, 2021 – Cranbrook Art Museum announced today that it has begun distribution of “Art-Reach Kits” to students in the Pontiac and Detroit School Districts. More than 1,500 kits will be delivered, including a kit to every third and fourth-grade student in the school district of the City of Pontiac. Kits […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces Two New Fall Exhibitions

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Headspace: Jim Dine’s Glyptotek and The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics and the Joy of Printing Open This Month Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Sept. 15, 2020 — Cranbrook Art Museum opens two new exhibitions this month that will join the exhibition Shapeshifters: Transformations in Contemporary Art currently on display. The three exhibitions occupy the upper and lower galleries of the museum. The museum […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces New Summer Exhibition – Shapeshifters: Transformations in Contemporary Art

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, July 9, 2020 — On July 15, 2020, Cranbrook Art Museum will open the new exhibition, Shapeshifters: Transformations in Contemporary Art. Featuring more than 70 works from 39 artists drawn from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition explores the artist’s ability to redefine themselves, transgress their chosen medium, and transcend the world around them. The […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Institute of Science and Cranbrook Gardens Reopen to the Public in July

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., July 1, 2020 – Cranbrook Educational Community announced today that its public-facing venues will reopen in July. Cranbrook Gardens will reopen July 1, 2020. Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science will reopen July 15, 2020. “After careful evaluation, we have decided that it is safe at this time to open […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Institute of Science, and Cranbrook House Closed to the Public Beginning March 13

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Bloomfield Hills, Mich., March 13, 2020​ – With the health and safety of our guests and staff as the top priorities during the COVID-19 outbreak, ​Cranbrook Art Museum​, ​Cranbrook Institute of Science​, and ​Cranbrook House will close to the public, beginning Friday, March 13. All buildings are scheduled to remain closed through April 5. Cranbrook […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces December Exhibitions: Ruth Adler Schnee: Modern Designs for Living; In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969; and Christy Matson: Crossings

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, October 9, 2019 — On December 14, Cranbrook Art Museum will open three exhibitions devoted to the exploration of craft and the innovative people and teaching methods that shaped the field of design for generations. There will be an opening reception for the exhibitions on Friday, December 13, from 6–9pm. Ruth Adler Schnee: […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum’s Landmark Exhibition Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality to Be Accompanied by a Major Performance and Public Art Series Set Throughout Detroit This Summer

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Exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum will feature works by more than 60 artists produced during periods of economic and social upheaval in Cuba, Greece, Italy, South Korea, and Detroit, USA Public art and performance series expands exhibition themes to site-specific locations throughout Metro Detroit Scott Hocking, Bone Black, installation proposal sketch, 2019. © Scott Hocking 2019. […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum's Lower Level Galleries are open. Enjoy Pay-As-You-Wish Admission through October 29.