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Exclusive ArtMembers' Opening for Three New Exhibitions  CAM
Friday, November 18 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
(Exhibitions open to the public on Saturday, November 19) 

The Truth Is I Hear You
Saturday, November 19 - 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
Saturday, November 19 - 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
Saturday, November 19 - 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.

Museum Makery: Weaving
Thursday, November 10, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ever wanted to try your hand at weaving but not sure where to start? Join us for an evening with CAA Fiber graduate, Margaret Hull. Learn weaving basics using a prepared table loom-including plain weave, and tapestry. Participants will leave with an original, woven wall hanging.

General Motors and the American Dream  CCCR
Sunday, November 6 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This free lecture and book signing  concludes the series launch of the book,  Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America . Guest lecturers: Susan Skarsgard, Designer/Manager, GM Design Archive & Special Collections, and Christo Datani, Head Archivist at the GM Heritage Center.

Books & Blooms Sale  CHG
Wednesday, November 16 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Shop our diverse collection of 300+ botanical books and beautiful orchids! Books are in used to like new condition. Purchase individual books (priced as marked) or buy a bag and fill it with as many books as you can for only $5!

Holiday Splendor: Trains & Trees
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 class and contemporary trees and trains that are sure to inspire. Save 25% on admission by registering in advance. Bring the entire family out and make it a holiday tradition!

Holiday Splendor: Trains & Trees + Santa Sighting
Saturday, December 3 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Visit with Santa Claus in a cozy, historic setting when he stops by Cranbrook House! Children of all ages are welcome to share their wish lists with Santa. Each child will receive a free holiday gift from Santa and his helpers before they leave!

Local After Dark CIS
Thursday, November 17 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CIS After Dark celebrates the holiday season with all things Michigan during "Local." This evening out for Adults 21+ offers the opportunity to meet local vendors, and craftspeople,  and enjoy a cash bar and snacks, socializing, and special science activities. 

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

Dive deep below the ocean's surface, and journey back 20 million years to witness the spectacle of MEGALODON: Largest Shark that Ever Lived. Almost 5,000 square feet of fossils and interactive components examines world of giant prehistoric sharks. 

Young Scientists 
Thursdays, November 3 & 10
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. Pre-registration required.

Free First Friday 
Friday, November 4 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free admission after 5:00 pm courtesy of MASCO Corporation Foundation. Observatory and CafĂ© 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. 

Gobble Up Science
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, November 23, 25 & 26 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Prepare to feast on a smorgasbord of science! Learn how alligators and sharks hunt in low visibility, examine fossilized dung and discover where it's found, or make a cast of a shark tooth that you can take home!

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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