Cranbrook Art Museum to Deliver 1,500 Take-Home Art Kits to Students in Pontiac and Detroit


Cranbrook Art Museum in the NewsPress Releases

Every third and fourth grader in Pontiac to receive a kitBLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 16, 2021 – Cranbrook Art Museum announced today that it has begun distribution of “Art-Reach Kits” to students in the Pontiac and Detroit School Districts. More than 1,500 kits will be delivered, including a kit to every third and fourth-grade student in the school district of the City of Pontiac. Kits will also be delivered to after-school programs in Pontiac and Detroit, as well as to select students in the Detroit Public Schools Community District.The kits contain everything needed for children to create at home. Each kit is housed in a suitcase-style cardboard box with handle, and contains a written project guide, inspiration highlighting a work from Cranbrook Art Museum, and all the supplies a young artist needs to create their own work of art, including pencils, sharpeners and tape. Students do not need to connect ...

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Cranbrook Art Museum Announces Two New Fall Exhibitions


Detroit Printing Co-opHeadspacePress Releases

Headspace: Jim Dine's Glyptotek and The Detroit Printing Co-op: The Politics and the Joy of Printing Open This Month Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Sept. 15, 2020 — Cranbrook Art Museum opens two new exhibitions this month that will join the exhibition Shapeshifters: Transformations in Contemporary Art currently on display. The three exhibitions occupy the upper and lower galleries of the museum. The museum is now open late every Thursday until 8pm, with FREE admission all day. All visitors must preregister at cranbrookartmuseum.org."Headspace" Exhibition View. PD Rearick, photographer.Headspace: Jim Dine’s Glyptotek Opened September 9, 2020 Inspired by a 1984 trip to Glyptothek, Munich’s museum dedicated to antique Greek and Roman sculpture, artist Jim Dine set out to create a book of prints inspired by the collection. He produced forty drawings uniquely designed to function as transparencies in the production of héliogravure prints, a printmaking process used to reproduce the earliest photographs. Dine’s prints exist both as individual works and as a collection, bound together in the oversized ...

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With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932 Closes September 19