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“Cranbrook on the Green” will open to the public on the grounds outside of Cranbrook Art Museum on May 25, 2022.Bloomfield Hills, Mich., April 26, 2022 -- This summer, Cranbrook Art Museum will invite visitors to experience a new dimension of its historic campus with the launch of “Cranbrook on the Green,” an artist-designed outdoor miniature golf course located on the grounds outside of Cranbrook Art Museum.The course will be open from 11am to sunset, Wednesday through Sunday of each week, from May 25 through September 25. A special Cranbrook ArtMembers preview weekend will be held on May 21–22, 2022.A special Media Preview Day will be held on May 20 from 10am-noon.Each of the nine holes of the course are inspired by a different element of Cranbrook’s historic campus and history, from the campus gardens to unique landmarks and famous art and furniture designs of Academy of Art alumni. A ...
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Production still from the film Made a Universe, 2022. Stage set by Lisa Waud. Photo: Kat Goffnett Courtesy the artistTunde Olaniran: Made a Universe Film and Exhibition Open June 18, 2022Bloomfield Hills, Mich., April 14, 2022 -- This summer Cranbrook Art Museum will present Tunde Olaniran: Made a Universe, the first film commissioned by the museum and its first project to traverse the spaces of the recording studio, the silver screen, and the gallery. The accompanying exhibition will run from June 18 through September 25, 2022.Tunde Olaniran (they/them) is a musician, singer, and performer based in Flint, Michigan. Starting in 2019, Cranbrook Art Museum partnered with the artist to help create the short film Made a Universe, which completed production in 2021 and will premiere as part of the exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum.Shot on location in Detroit and Harbor Beach, Michigan, with an entirely local cast and crew, the multimedia ...Read More
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., April 28, 2022 – Cranbrook Art Museum has announced that Laura Mott has been promoted to the position of Chief Curator of Cranbrook Art Museum. She previously held the position of Senior Curator of Contemporary Art and Design at the museum.An accomplished curator and lecturer, Mott joined Cranbrook in 2013 and has curated and co-curated more than 20 projects for the museum, including Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality, an exhibition and publication for which she was named a Warhol Curatorial Fellow, Nick Cave: Here Hear, Maya Stovall: Liquor Store Theater, Allie McGhee: Banana Moon Horn, Olga de Amaral: To Weave a Rock, and upcoming exhibitions with artists Tyrrell Winston and Sonya Clark. This June, the museum will premiere Tunde Olaniran: Made a Universe, a multi-year project led by Mott that includes a short film, large installation and performance by the Flint-based musician and performer."Laura Mott ...Read More
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