Cranbrook Art Museum to Open Artist-designed Miniature Golf Course, and More | DBusiness


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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces New Artist-Designed Miniature Golf Course


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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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Laura Mott Named Chief Curator of Cranbrook Art Museum


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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 ...

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Whatever Gets You Through the Night: Selections from the Mott-Warsh Collection


Whatever Gets You Through the Night: Selections from the Mott-Warsh Collection

Flint-based artist Tunde Olaniran and Cranbrook Art Museum have partnered with MW Gallery to present a selection of works from the preeminent Mott-Warsh Collection, which focuses on art by artists of the African diaspora and those who reflect on it. This exhibition is an extension of a similarly titled show on view through August 20, 2022 at MW Gallery in downtown Flint.  This selection of artwork shares themes with Tunde Olaniran’s newly-commissioned film and installation Made A Universe, which is concurrently on view at the museum. The exhibition investigates how societal challenges, such as systemic disenfranchisement, racism, xenophobia, and isolation, can become pressing personal struggles about our health, wellness, economic stability, and more. Amid these personal and shared trials, myriad questions arise: How do we cope? Where do we go to seek relief? Who or what makes us feel better? How do we heal?At Cranbrook Art Museum, the exhibition includes work by ...

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Tyrrell Winston got famous for using lost basketballs as art. Now, he’s leaving home to find what’s next. | USA Today


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What is home? New ‘Homebody’ exhibit at Cranbrook Art Museum explores | Detroit News


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A Look at Cranbrook Art Museum’s Fall 2021 Exhibits | HOUR Detroit


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From Colombia to Cranbrook, artist Olga de Amaral’s work blurs boundaries | The Detroit News


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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces Four New Fall Exhibitions


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The First Major Retrospectives of Legendary Fiber Artist Olga de Amaral and Legendary Detroit Artist Allie McGhee A Look at Michigan’s Modern Movement and the Building of CranbrookOlga de Amaral: To Weave a RockAllie McGhee: Banana Moon HornOctober 30, 2021 – February 13, 2022James Haefner: Michigan ModernOctober 6, 2021 – January 9, 2022Building Cranbrook: Saarinen in MichiganOctober 9, 2021 – January 9, 2022Bloomfield Hills, Mich., October 6, 2021 — This month, Cranbrook Art Museum announces the opening of four new fall exhibitions that will showcase a legendary Academy graduate, a Detroit icon, the photography of Michigan’s midcentury modern movement, and the building of Cranbrook.“This season’s exhibitions underscore the dual mission of Cranbrook Art Museum, one tied to the collecting and interpreting the work of influential alumni of Cranbrook Academy of Art and the achievements of Detroit-based artists. Olga de Amaral and Allie McGhee are preeminent examples of this mission," said Andrew ...

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Michigan Marvels: Cranbrook | Detroit News


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