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

Annabeth RosenBinion/SaarinenDanielle DeanPress Releases

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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“Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986” and “Shepard Fairey: Salad Days 1989-1999” Open at Cranbrook Art Museum in June

Press ReleasesShepard Fairey: Salad Days, 1989-1999Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986

Exhibitions Run from June 16 through October 7, 2018 Opening Celebration: June 15, 2018 Bloomfield Hills, Mich., March 5, 2018—This summer, Cranbrook Art Museum will organize the largest exhibition of its kind exploring the unique visual language of the punk and post-punk movements from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. Too Fast to Live, Too Young […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Presents True to Form: Selections from the Permanent Collection

Press ReleasesTrue to Form

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., Feb. 28, 2018 – Cranbrook Art Museum will open the new exhibition True to Form: Selections from the Permanent Collection on March 10, 2018. Drawing from the Museum’s holdings of more than 6,000 objects of art, design, and craft, True to Form celebrates Museum favorites alongside newly-acquired works debuting for the first […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces Fall Exhibition Series

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Exhibitions opening November 18 include: Ryan McGinness: Studio Views and Collection Views Basquiat Before Basquiat: East 12th Street, 1979-1980 Keith Haring: The End of the Line Maya Stovall: Liquor Store Theatre Performance Films Bloomfield Hills, Mich., July 25, 2017 — This fall, Cranbrook Art Museum will open a series of exhibitions by artists who all […]


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Cranbrook Art Museum Presents Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape

Cranbrook: A New Domestic LandscapePress Releases

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., May 8, 2017 – On May 12, Cranbrook Art Museum will open a new exhibition, Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape, which features contemporary furniture and furnishings by recent alumni and Artists-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art. The work challenges conventions of use, explores new materials and techniques, and blurs the boundaries between art, craft, and design. The exhibition will run from May 12, 2017 through January 14, 2018.


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Cranbrook Art Museum Presents the U.S. Debut of the Exhibition “Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe”

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This first comprehensive exhibition of the influential designer opens June 17 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., April 17, 2017 –This summer, Cranbrook Art Museum will host the U.S. debut of the landmark exhibition Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe, the first major retrospective of this former Grosse Pointe resident known for injecting joy and humanism, history and handicraft, […]


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Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Degree Exhibition Opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on April 23

2017 Graduate Degree ShowPress Releases

Exhibition Preview on April 22
OPEN(STUDIOS) Returns on April 30

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 21, 2017 --The 2017 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art opens to the public on April 23 and will showcase work from more than 60 graduating Cranbrook Academy of Art students. Featuring pieces that are the culmination of two years of studio work from a diverse group of students, visitors will see firsthand what it takes to become tomorrow’s creative leaders. The exhibition will run from April 23 through May 14, 2017, at Cranbrook Art Museum.


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Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection Opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on March 21

Finland 100Press Releases

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 15, 2017 – Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of our new exhibition, Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection, which recognizes Finland’s centennial of independence and examines the profound influence this country has had on the development of the arts in America. The exhibition opens March 21 and runs through January 14, 2018.


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“The Truth Is I Hear You” Debuts Public Screening at the Arab American National Museum on February 16

Press ReleasesThe Truth Booth

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., Feb. 15, 2017 -- This summer, The Truth Booth set out on a tour of 11 locations in metro Detroit and Flint, giving more than 1,000 residents the opportunity to record a statement starting with the words, “The Truth Is…” The result is a 48-minute film showcasing local residents’ private hopes, desires and concerns.

This film is currently on display at Cranbrook Art Museum, but this week, will also be shown in some of the neighborhoods where the testimonials were recorded.

On Thursday, February 16, it will debut at the Arab American National Museum (AANM) in Dearborn, Michigan, where it will air continually during museum hours from February 16 through March 1.


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