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Summer of Love: A Garden Party to Benefit 
Cranbrook Art Museum  CAM
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!  
Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia 
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. 

Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey
Sunday, September 18 - 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.

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

Saarinen House Tours
Friday & Saturdays, September 2 - October 29 | 2:00 pm
Sundays, September 4 - 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.

Cranbrook & Friends Garden Walk  CHG
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!


Explore Cranbrook Gardens
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 & Fridays, September 1 - October 30 | 11:00 am
Saturday, September 3 | 11:00 am |  Sundays, September 4 - October 30 | 1:00 pm

Tour Cranbrook House, the former English-Tudor estate of Cranbrook's founders, George Gough and Ellen Scripps Booth. Designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Albert Kahn, the historic manor exemplifies George Booth's devotion to the movement. 

Cranbrook House Tours & Tea or Lunch
Wednesdays, September 21, October 12 & 19 | See website for times

Enjoy a tour and lunch or tour and tea in the elegant and enchanting setting of Cranbrook House. Docents will introduce you to the Booth story as they highlight beautiful furnishings, tapestries, and paintings by world class artists along the way. 

Fashion Fundraiser
Thursday, October 6 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Shop the latest styles in clothing by Frank Lyman and Habitat, jewelry by Anne-Marie Chagnon, and hats by Lillie Cohoe, all at 5% off. This fundraiser is offered in partnership with Marta's Loft - ticket sale proceeds and 15% of every purchase benefits Cranbrook House & Gardens. 

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, September 2 | 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.

MEGALODON: The Largest Shark that Ever Lived 
Sunday, October 2 - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

This 5,000-square-foot traveling exhibit highlighting the evolution, biology and misconceptions of an enormous prehistoric shark that once cruised the world's oceans opens at Cranbrook Institute of Science this October. 

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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