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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 Academy of Art Graduate Degree Exhibition Opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on April 13 

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Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Degree Exhibition Opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on April 13 Opening Reception on Saturday, April 13, 6–9pm OPEN(STUDIOS) Returns on Sunday, April 28 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 20, 2019 –The 2019 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art opens to the public on April 13 and will showcase work from more than […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum to Open a New Daniel Arsham Exhibition on March 1

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Co-founder of Snarkitecture Also Installing “The Beach Detroit” Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, February 20, 2019—On March 1, Cranbrook Art Museum will open the new exhibition Daniel Arsham, The Source: A Catalog of Late-20th-Century American Relics, a fictional archaeology of the future through the creation of iconic objects and products of late-twentieth-century American life. The exhibition will open […]


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CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES SUMMER EXHIBITION, LANDLORD COLORS: ON ART, ECONOMY, AND MATERIALITY

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On View from June 21 through October 6, 2019 Exhibition will feature works by more than 60 artists produced during periods of economic and social upheaval in Cuba, Greece, Italy, South Korea, and Detroit  Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, January 28, 2018—In the summer of 2019, Cranbrook Art Museum will present Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Fall Exhibitions Examine Alumni and Artists-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art

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Exhibitions opening November 17 include: Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped Binion/Saarinen: A McArthur Binion Project Danielle Dean: A Portrait of True Red Bloomfield Hills, Mich., August 16, 2018— This November, Cranbrook Art Museum will open three exhibitions that showcase the incredible range of alumni and Artists-in-Residence that have emerged from Cranbrook Academy of Art […]


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Chris Scoates Announces Departure from Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum

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  Chris Scoates Announces Departure from Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 29, 2018 — Cranbrook Educational Community announced today that Chris Scoates has resigned as Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum. Scoates will stay at the Academy through the end of the academic year, after which […]


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