With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932

ExhibitionsWith Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932

Special Note: Due to concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), this exhibition has been postponed from June 13th, 2020 - October 11, 2020 until June 18th, 2021 - September 19, 2021.In 1932, a remarkable educational experiment opened on the Cranbrook campus in the suburbs of Detroit, a new Academy of Art for advanced studies in the visual arts. Described by the New York Times as “part laboratory, part atelier, and part artist’s colony,” Cranbrook Academy of Art dedicated itself to the education of artists, architects, designers, and craftspeople. Rooted in the contemporary, its mission and vision was simple: to support the individual artist’s search for an expression unique and resonant to her time. Widely considered the cradle of mid-century design in America, the Academy quickly became a national and international leader, a reputation that holds true today as one of the top-ranked programs of its kind in the world. Conceived as a ...

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