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Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia  CAM
Through 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
Through 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) Tour
Through August 13

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 travel to 12 locations in metro-Detroit and Flint and  will result in a new presentation at Cranbrook Art Museum in the fall of 2016.

Collections Wing Tour Moved to Saturdays
Now Every Saturday at 1:00 pm

Join us for our Collections Wing tour on its new day - Saturday! You will see several of the nearly 6,000 items in Cranbrook's extensive collection including works by Eames, Knoll, Saarinen, and many others in our state-of-the-art storage facility. 
Tickets Now On Sale for Summer of Love
Friday, September 16 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us on the grounds of Cranbrook Art Museum for a mind-expanding garden party celebrating the exhibition Hippie Modernism. Proceeds benefit the Museum's exhibition and educational programming. Turn on, tune in, and drop out of your Friday-night routine!  
Simple Forms, Stunning Glazes  CCCR
Through Sunday, August 28
View one of the largest private collections of Pewabic Pottery in the nation in Simple Forms, Stunning Glazes: The Gerald W. McNeely Collection of Pewabic Pottery, before it closes at the end of this month. 

Patronage and Collaboration: Pewabic Pottery at Cranbrook
Thursdays,  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.

Saarinen House Tours 
Friday & Saturdays, August 5 - October 29 | 2:00 pm
Sundays, August 7 - October 30 | 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm

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

Frank Lloyd Wright's Smith House Tours
Saturday, August 20, September 17, October 15 | See website for times
Sunday, 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.

Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future
Friday, September 9 | 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Join the Center for an exclusive evening celebrating the World Premiere of the new PBS American Masters film, Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future. The red carpet premiere is limited to the first 200 guests - call 248 645.3307 to be on the list!

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, courtesy of 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
Thursdays - Sundays, August 4 - September 3 | See website for times
Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays, September 4 - October 30 | See website for times

Tour Cranbrook House, the Albert Kahn-designed estate of Cranbrook's founders, George and Ellen Booth, this summer or fall. Lunch and tea options also available.

Yoga in the Gardens
Saturdays, August 6 - 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.


Alex and Ani Charmed by Charity Soiree 
Wednesday, August 10 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sip refreshments, snack on small bites and shop Alex and Ani jewelry, gifts and accessories at their Twelve Oaks and Birmingham locations where 15% of all* proceeds will be donated to Cranbrook House & Gardens. Email houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu for more info. 


Cranbrook & Friends Garden Walk 
Saturday, September 10 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discover four private gardens in the Bloomfield Hills area and the beloved Cranbrook Gardens! Highlights of this year's Garden Walk include a city garden, gardens on large lots, ponds, and a surprise feature in one garden that children will surely enjoy!


Rainforest Adventure CIS
Daily through Sunday, September 4
Enter the maze to explore one of the least known and most exciting habitats on Earth - the rainforest. Free with museum admission.

Planetarium Programs 
Daily through Sunday, September 4
The Institute of Science offers planetarium programs daily through the end of summer. Preview trailers online. 

Free First Friday 
Friday, August 5 | 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
Through August 26 | 8:30 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.

Open House CS
Sunday, October 16 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meet some of Cranbrook's world-class teachers, get an up-close look at our facilities, and speak with members of our admission team. The event is open to all families with children considering pre-kindergarten through high school.

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