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A Conversation in the Conversation Pit  CAM
Sunday, September 10 | 1:00 pm

Join us for a Girard-inspired conversation with legendary textile artist Ruth Adler Schnee (Design '46) and historian Deborah Kawsky. Free for ArtMembers and included with Museum admission. Visit our website for more details.

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Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe
Through Sunday, October 8 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The U.S. debut of this landmark exhibition presents hundreds of examples of Alexander Girard's work, including furniture, textiles, graphics, architecture, and sculptures, as well as drawings and collages never shown before.   
Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape
Through Sunday, January 14, 2018 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape   examines the role of designed objects that define and animate our interior environments. The exhibition features contemporary furniture and furnishings by recent alumni and Artists-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection
Through Sunday, January 14, 2018 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In recognition of Finland's centennial of independence, Cranbrook Art Museum presents   Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection, an exhibition examining the profound influence this country has had on Cranbrook and the development of the arts in America.

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Collections Wing Tours:  Manufacturing Modernism in Michigan: Cranbrook + Herman Miller
Saturdays through October 7 | 1:00 pm

Honoring the legacy of continued collaboration between Cranbrook and Herman Miller, including contributions of Alexander Girard, Head of Textile and Fabric at Herman Miller, headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

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Listen, Look, Learn: Storytime at Cranbrook Art Museum
Saturday, September 16 | 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Join Museum Educators for storytime and self-guided observation activities in our current exhibition, Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe! Content will be geared toward children ages 3 through 6. Children 12 and under are free! Advance registration is required.

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Jason Carter at Saarinen House: #digital_presence  CCCR
Opening Reception with the Artist: Sunday, September 17 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saarinen House + Exhibition Tour Dates: September 22 through November 26 | Fridays & Saturdays at 2:00 pm, Sundays at 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Free admission during the opening, regular fees apply for tours
This September, the Center will exhibit a series of paintings created by Cranbrook Academy of Art alumnus, Jason Carter (2011), for the interior of Saarinen House. Carter's works will ask the visitor to consider the effect of different forms of light in the house.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Smith House Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, September 10 & 23, October 15 & 21 | 11:30 am (Photography+), 1:30 pm & 3:00 pm
Explore the remarkable architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and his Usonian style, while also hearing the story of the home's builders, school teachers Sara Stein Smith and Melvyn Maxwell Smith. Tours are offered in partnership with the Towbes Foundation.

Art in the Elements: A Plein Air Floral Exhibition  ArtintheElements
Preview Party: Friday, September 8 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
General Admission: Saturday, September 9 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Admission: Sunday, September 10 | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Discover dynamic exhibits of fresh floral sculptures in the natural setting of The Mountain at Cranbrook House & Gardens. Experience one-of-a-kind floral artworks, mingle with the artists, attend educational workshops, and explore Cranbrook Gardens.  
Cranbrook Gardens Open for Free
Daily through Tuesday, October 31 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore gardens featuring traditional and contemporary plantings, fountains, statuary, lakes, and streams. Free admission is courtesy of presenting sponsor PNC Bank, and sponsors, All Seasons Independent Living, Neighborhood SEEN, and Roberts Restaurant Group. 
Yoga in the Gardens
Saturday, September 2 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Connect with nature and yourself in this outdoor yoga class! Enjoy the beautiful sights, gentle sounds, and calming scents of Cranbrook Gardens while experiencing the benefits of yoga. Save on admission by registering in advance online. Beginners welcome!

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Cranbrook House Guided Tours  CHG
Thursdays & Fridays through October 27 & Saturday, September 2 | 11:00 am 
Sundays through October 29 | 1:00 pm
Tour & Tea: Wednesday, September 13 & October 11 | 1:00 pm
Tour & Lunch: Wednesday, October 18 | 11:00 am
Tour Cranbrook House, an Arts & Crafts-style masterpiece designed by Albert Kahn for the visionary couple that founded Cranbrook, George Gough and Ellen Scripps Booth. Step back in time to a golden era of craftsmanship on a guided tour of the 1908 English Tudor manor.
Chocolate: The Exhibition CIS
Saturday, September 23 - Sunday, January 7, 2018

Explore the plant, the products, the history, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of botany and ecology, anthropology and economics, conservation and popular culture. We'll complete the mouth-watering experience with a complimentary chocolate treat.
Tutankhamun: "Wonderful Things" From the Pharaoh's Tomb
Through Sunday, September 3
Discover Egypt's celebrated boy king and the legendary contents of the richest archaeological find of all time - the treasures of King Tut's tomb - through meticulously created replicas of the pharaoh's possessions, along with artifacts from the period surrounding his reign.    

MASCO Free First Friday
Friday, September 1 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for a free evening of science fun, courtesy of the MASCO Foundation! The CafĂ© and Observatory will be open.  Planetarium programs and admission to the Changing Exhibit Gallery are offered at an  additional charge .     

Closed to the Public
Friday, September 4 - Friday, September 18

Please note: the Institute of Science will be closed to the public Friday, September 4 through Friday, September 18. The Institute will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 19. 

Open House Schools
Sunday, October 22 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet some of our world-class teachers, get an up-close look at our facilities, and speak with members of our admission team. We know you will begin to understand why a Cranbrook education truly offers opportunity you will find nowhere else - opportunity that lasts a lifetime.
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Cranbrook Envisions a Cure Walk/Run
Sunday, September 17 | 12:30 pm

Join Cranbrook students, faculty, staff, parents, grandparents, and friends in standing together in the fight against cancer. Walk sponsored by the Cranbrook Schools Student Envisions a Cure Club and Cross Country Team.
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