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Cranbrook Art Museum Presents “Designing Summer: Objects of Escape”

Designing SummerPress Releases

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., June 19 , 2015 – Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to announce that the exhibition Designing Summer: Objects of Escape will open on June 20, 2015. The exhibition examines how summertime is embodied through objects of the past and present in Michigan. It will run through August 30, 2015.


Tagged: Graphic Design, Michigan, Product Design, Shelley Selim

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“Nick Cave: Here Hear” to Open at Cranbrook Art Museum on June 20

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Museum Exhibition and Performance Series Run Through October Bloomfield Hills, Mich., May 28, 2015 – The stage is being set for Nick Cave’s most ambitious project to date – Nick Cave: Here Hear. The exhibition will open at Cranbrook Art Museum on Saturday, June 20, with a special ArtMembers’ Opening Reception on Friday, June 19. […]


Tagged: Painting, Sculpture

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Cranbrook Opens Its Doors to Showcase Graduate Work and Work Spaces

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Bloomfield Hills, Mich., April 9, 2015 - The 2015 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art opens to the public with a special ArtMembers' Opening Reception on April 18, and will showcase work from the next generation of architects, artists and designers who are shaping the future of art and design. The exhibition features pieces that are the culmination of two years of studio work from a diverse group of 69 graduates. The exhibition opens to the public on April 19 and will run through May 10, 2015.


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Cranbrook Art Museum and Nick Cave Announce “Nick Cave: Here Hear”

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Seven-month project includes Museum exhibition and Cave’s “Biggest, Baddest Performance Series!” Bloomfield Hills, Mich., March 30, 2015 – This spring, summer, and fall, Cranbrook Art Museum and Detroit will serve as the backdrop for Nick Cave’s most ambitious project to date – Nick Cave: Here Hear. At the invitation of Cranbrook Art Museum, Cave will […]


Tagged: Detroit, MI, MI, Nick Cave, Sculpture

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Cranbrook Academy of Art Welcomes Kenneth Frampton on March 12

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Bloomfield Hills, Mich., March 2, 2015 – Cranbrook Academy of Art is delighted to welcome legendary British architect Kenneth Frampton to campus for a public lecture on Thursday, March 12. Frampton trained as an architect at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. After practicing for a number of years in the United Kingdom and […]


Tagged: Robert F. Swanson

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Cranbrook Art Museum Presents Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., February 10, 2015 – Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to announce that the exhibition Bent, Cast, and Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia will open on March 14, 2015. This is the first Museum exhibition devoted exclusively to Harry Bertoia’s designs for jewelry. It will run through November 29, 2015.


Tagged: Harry Bertoia

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Cranbrook Art Museum Presents MR. MDWST – A REAL GOOD TIME by BEVERLY FRE$H

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., January 21, 2015 – As part of a new series showcasing emerging contemporary artists, Cranbrook Art Museum welcomes Cranbrook Academy of Art graduate Zack Ostrowski for his new exhibition MR. MDWST – A REAL GOOD TIME by BEVERLY FRE$H. The exhibition will open with an exclusive ArtMembers’ reception and performance on February 6, […]


Tagged: Beverly Fre$h, Harry Bertoia, MR. MDWST, Nick Cave, Performance

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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces New Exhibition Series: The Cranbrook Hall of Wonders, Theater of the Mind, and Iris Eichenberg: Bend

Press ReleasesTheater of the Mind

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 29, 2014 – Cranbrook Art Museum announces an ambitious new series of exhibitions today, designed to captivate the imagination, showcase the depth of the collections on Cranbrook’s campus, and highlight the pioneering work of Cranbrook Academy of Art’s Metalsmithing Artist-in-Residence.


Tagged: Harry Bertoia

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Cranbrook Art Museum and Nick Cave Announce “The Biggest, Baddest Performance of All Time!” Thanks to Support From Knight Arts Challenge Detroit

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Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Oct. 6, 2014 – Cranbrook Art Museum and artist Nick Cave will launch “The Biggest, Baddest Performance of All Time!” thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Knight Foundation announced today that Cranbrook Art Museum will receive a matching grant of $150,000 to mount the ambitious project, […]


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Warhol On Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+ Opens at Cranbrook Art Museum

Press ReleasesWarhol on Vinyl

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., May 28, 2014 – Cranbrook Art Museum announces the opening of six new exhibitions that will debut with a weekend of celebration on June 20-22. Beginning with the opening of Warhol On Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987+, the Museum will exhibit nearly 100 album covers, including variations of more than 50 unique […]


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