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Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia  CAM
Saturday, June 18 - Sunday, October 9

This acclaimed exhibition examines the intersections of art, architecture, and design with the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s, presenting a broad range of art forms of the era.

John Glick: A Legacy in Clay
Saturday, June 18 - Sunday, March 12, 2017  

John Glick is a people's potter. In a career spanning over five decades, the ceramist has remained committed to the art and craft of functional vessels and their incorporation into the rituals of daily life.

In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth) Debut + Family Day
Sunday, July 31 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Truth Booth is a portable, inflatable video recording studio in the shape of a giant speech bubble created by Cause Collective. The installation will debut at Cranbrook Art Museum before it travels to 11 additional cities in Metro Detroit and Flint over the course of two weeks. 

Saarinen House Tours  CCCR
Friday & Saturday, Now - October 21 | 2:00 pm
Sunday, Now - October 23 | 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm

Saarinen House is Eliel Saarinen's Art Deco masterwork and the jewel of Cranbrook's architectural treasures.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Smith House Tours
Saturday, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15 | See website for times
Sunday, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23 | See website for times
The Smith House is an excellent example of Wright's Usonian ideal which aimed to build quality houses for the American middle class. Photography+ tours available.

Patronage and Collaboration: Pewabic Pottery at Cranbrook
Thursdays, July 14, August 4, August 25 |  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Walking tours explore Pewabic Pottery installations around campus. Sites visited include Saarinen House, the Kingswood Green Lobby, Christ Church Cranbrook, and more.

Visit Cranbrook Gardens  CHG
Daily through Monday, October 31 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore 40 acres of evolving traditional and contemporary gardens for FREE this season, sponsored by presenting sponsor PNC Bank and sponsors All Seasons Independent Living and Roberts Restaurant Group. Let our new app be your garden guide, download it today!

Cranbrook House Guided Tours
Thursday - Sunday, Now - August | See website for times
Thursday, Friday, Sunday, September - October | See website for times

Tours of Cranbrook House, the Albert Kahn-designed estate of Cranbrook's founders George and Ellen Booth are available Thursday through Sunday at select times through October. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Saturdays, July 2 - August 27 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Connect with nature and yourself in this outdoor yoga program at Cranbrook Gardens! Breathe in the beautiful sights, gentle sounds and calming scents of the gardens while improving your well-being. Register in advance to save on admission. Drop-ins/beginners welcome.


Cranbrook Institute of Science Closed
Monday, July 4 - Thursday, July 7
Due to the holiday and several special events, the Institute of Science will be closed to the public Monday, July 4 through Thursday, July 7. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Free First Friday  CIS
Friday, July 1 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, admission to the Institute of Science is free after 5:00 pm the first Friday of each month through June 2017.

Friday Night Bat Walks
Fridays, July 1 - August 24 | 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the Bat Zone all summer long in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds, see bats fly through the sky, and listen to echolocation with sophisticated bat detectors.

Rainforest Adventure 
Friday, July 8 - Monday, September 5
Enter the maze to explore one of the least known and most exciting habitats on Earth - the rainforest. Free with museum admission.

Asteroid Day 
Saturday, July 9 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cranbrook Institute of Science is celebrating Asteroid Day with activities, displays and lectures to heighten awareness of the potential threat to humanity posed by asteroid impacts.

Summer Camps CS
Now - August
Enroll your children in a summer camp at Cranbrook Art Museum, Institute of Science, Schools or Summer Art Institute geared towards developing age appropriate individual skills. Camps offered include: Day, Specialty, Art, Science, Theatre, Robotic, Music and Sports.  

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