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The 2016 Graduate Degree Exhibition  of Cranbrook Academy of Art
Sunday, April 17 - May 15

This exhibition showcases pieces that are the culmination of two years of studio work from a diverse group of more than 80 architects, artists, and designers as they launch their careers.
Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia
Saturday, June 18 - 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
Saturday, June 18 - 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. 
Saarinen House Tours
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 1 - October 23

Saarinen House is Eliel Saarinen's Art Deco masterwork and the jewel of Cranbrook's architectural treasures. Designed in the late 1920s as Eliel Saarinen's home and studio, Saarinen House is located at the heart of Cranbrook Academy of Art and is now open for tours.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Smith House Tours
3rd Saturday and 4th Sunday, May - October  

The Smith House in Bloomfield Hills is an excellent example of Wright's Usonian ideal which aimed to build quality houses for the American middle class. The lovingly restored home, which Wright called "My Little Gem" during a 1951 visit, is now open for tours.  
A Midsummer Night's Dinner
Sunday, June 5 | 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A Shakespearean Farm-to-Table dining experience featuring the cuisine of Gold Cash Gold and Chef Josh Stockton. 
Painted with Fire: Pewabic Pottery Installations in Detroit
Friday, May 6 | SOLD OUT
Saturday, June 25 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Our seventh "Day Away" tour includes visits to Cranbrook House, four installations in Detroit, and the Stratton House in Grosse Pointe, as well at lunch at Antietam.
44th Annual Spring Plant Sale
Tuesday, May 10 | 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 11 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Shop for Native Michigan plants/wildflowers, annuals, perennials, Greenhouse tropical plants, herbs, tomatoes and more! Your plant purchases help preserve Cranbrook House & Gardens. 
Open for Transit of Mercury
Monday, May 9 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Institute opens for special hours when the planet Mercury passes directly in front of the Sun during a rare astrological event known as a Mercury Transit.  
Saving the Kirtland's Warbler
Thursday, May 5 | 6:30 pm

The Institute's popular Lecture Series presents the inspiring story of bringing North America's rarest songbird back from the brink of extinction, what makes the Kirtland's Warbler unique, how it's being protected, and why Michigan is home to almost the entire population.   
Stories from the Bones-Mammoths and Early People in the Great Lakes Region
Tuesday, May 10 | 7:00 pm

Stories from the Bones-Mammoths and Early People in the Great Lakes Region.
Academy of Art & Art Museum Photo Credit:
Top left: Ebi Baralaye (Ceramics '16). Photo by Sarah Blanchette (Photography '17).
Top right: Chrissy Scolaro (Sculpture '16). Photo by Sarah Blanchette (Photography '17).
Bottom left: Lu Liu (3D Design '16). Photo by Clare Gatto (Photography '17).
Bottom right: Rana Malik (Architecture '16). Photo by Clare Gatto (Photography '17).

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