Artist-Designed Miniature Golf Course at Cranbrook Art Museum Returns for a Second Season with Two New Holes

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“Cranbrook on the Green” opens to the public on May 24, 2023Family playing the Bertoia Bronze hole at Cranbrook on the Green, Summer 2022. Photo by PD Rearick.Bloomfield Hills, Mich., April 18, 2023 -- Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to announce that it is bringing back its artist-designed miniature golf course for the 2023 summer season by popular demand – with the addition of two new holes!Members of the Cranbrook community (students, alumni, past and present faculty and staff) were asked to submit ideas for new hole designs that were inspired by a Cranbrook site, story, or alumni. All submissions were reviewed by a blind jury, who selected two new concepts. The winning concepts are:New Hole 1: Glassy GreenCranbrook Academy of Art student Katie Mongoven was inspired by the windows of the Cranbrook Dining Hall on the Cranbrook campus of Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School. Designed by Eliel Saarinen in 1929 each window ...

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

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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

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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"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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