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Three New Exhibitions Now Open  CAM

The Truth Is I Hear You
Through Sunday, March 19, 2017

In the summer of 2016, The Cause Collective brought their Truth Booth , an inflatable video recording studio in the shape of a giant speech bubble, to tour several neighborhoods in Detroit and Flint. Come see the recordings from the tour presented as a 60-foot-wide video installation intended to expand our understanding of what our community defines as real, authentic, valuable or true.

Cranbrook Time Machine: Twentieth-Century Period Rooms
Through Sunday, March 19, 2017

Drawing its inspiration from traditional museum period rooms, this exhibition reinvents that presentation model by featuring distinct spaces that examine key moments in Cranbrook's history. The evolution of the domestic landscape is chronicled by showcasing works from our collections.

From the Vault: Recent Gifts to the Collection
Through Sunday, March 12, 2017

Celebrating the generous spirit of our community, From the Vault features a selection of recent and promised gifts of art by important twentieth-century masters such as Richard Serra, Louise Nevelson, Anni Albers, Josef Albers, and Robert Rauschenberg, as well as work by acclaimed Cranbrook Academy of Art alumni including McArthur Binion, Sonya Clark, Charles Eames, and Eero Saarinen.
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. 

Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey
Through Sunday, March 12, 2017

Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey  features many of Gorey's famed publications, including several elaborately designed artist's books and other assorted ephemera and memorabilia.

Carl Milles's Muse: Ludwig van Beethoven  CCCR
Sunday, December 11 | 3:00 pm

Join the Center for Collections and Research as it uses music to weave together the stories of Cranbrook, Carl Milles, and Beethoven in celebration of a new book about Millesgården.

Holiday Splendor: Trains & Trees  CHG
Thursday & Friday, December 1 & 2 | 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, December 3 & 4 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Discover the magic of the season as you explore Cranbrook House, decorated with one-of-a-kind classic and contemporary trees and trains that are sure to inspire. Bring the entire family out and make it a holiday tradition!

MEGALODON: Largest Shark that Ever Lived  CIS
Daily through Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Last chance to dive deep below the ocean's surface, and journey back 20 million years to witness the spectacle of MEGALODON: Largest Shark that Ever Lived. Examine  the evolution and misconceptions about this in enormous prehistoric predator in almost 5,000 square feet of fossils and interactive components through January 3, 2017.

Young Scientists 
Thursdays, December 1, 8 & 15
Science programs for kids PreK - age 7. Join other families as we partake in a weekly investigation through the wonders of the natural world with hands-on activities across different disciplines. December topics are Mars, The Bat Zone, and Colors. Pre-registration required.

Free First Friday 
Friday, December 2 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free admission after 5:00 pm courtesy of MASCO Corporation Foundation. Observatory and Café are open. Planetarium shows available at additional charge. 

Discovery Center
Every Sunday

Cranbrook's Family Discovery Center offers an exciting learning experience to feed the curiosity of intergenerational learners. Designed to inspire a love of science through adult/child interaction, the Discovery Center offers activities to stimulate young minds. 

World of Predators
Monday, December 26 - Friday, December 30 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit the institute during the holiday season and discover the greatest predators of all time. For starters, experience the most terrifying pair of giant land predators ever, T. rex and its Asian cousin, Tarbosaurus. You'll also encounter the sabre-tooth cat, Smilodon and the ferocious hell pig, Archaeotherium. Free with admission.

Open House CS
Sunday, January 8, 2017 | 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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