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Wayfinding: An Art Installation + Skate Park by Ryan McGinness and Tony Hawk  CAM
Through Sunday, December 31

The park, which was designed to maximize fun as well as function, includes six skate-able elements inspired by Detroit as well as a viewing area for spectators. Admission is free, and all equipment is provided.

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Ryan McGinness: Studio Views and Collection Views  CAM
Through Sunday, March 18, 2018 | Open during normal Museum hours

Discover Studio Views, an exhibition consisting of a large-scale installation based on acclaimed contemporary artist Ryan McGinness' studio practice, and Collection Views, a presentation of drawings and iconography created from artworks in the Museum's collection.

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BASQUIAT BEFORE BASQUIAT: East 12th Street, 1979-1980
Through Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Open during normal Museum hours

The exhibition includes the entire cache of works made by Jean-Michel Basquiat during the year he lived in a small apartment in the East Village. This archival material provides rare insight into his artistic life before he was recognized as a prominent painter in the early 1980s.

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Keith Haring: The End of the Line
Through Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Open during normal Museum hours

This exhibition arrives 30 years after Keith Haring created his landmark temporary mural at the Museum in 1987. He considered that project one of his best, and it marked a new direction in his visual language that continued until his untimely death in 1990 at the age of 31. 

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Maya Stovall: Liquor Store Theatre Performance Films
Through Sunday, March 11, 2018 | Open during normal Museum hours

Maya Stovall is a Detroit-based artist who works across the disciplines of dance, theory, anthropology, ethnography, and contemporary art. The Museum features films from this series of site-specific dance interventions and a new film created in summer 2017 for the exhibition.

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Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape
Through Sunday, January 14, 2018 | Open during normal Museum hours

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 | Open during normal Museum hours

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
Cranbrook Totally 80s: Saturdays through January 13, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come see the 6,500+ items in Cranbrook's extensive collection during Saturday Collections Wing tours. See work by Eames, Knoll, Saarinen, and many others in the Academy of Art and Art Museum's state-of-the-art storage facility.

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Give the Gift of Membership 
Give the gift of a full year of free general admission to Cranbrook Art Museum, invitations to exhibition preview parties, discounts on special programs, lectures, tours, and more. Art Museum membership is the perfect gift idea for the art enthusiast in your life.  
Photograph by P.D. Rearick, CAA '10
J√§rnefelt Piano Trio: Jean Sibelius and Finland's Road to Independence  CCCR
Wednesday, December 6 | Reception at 6:00 pm | Concert at 7:00 pm
A holiday concert at Cranbrook celebrating the Centennial of Finnish Independence and the friendship between Jean Sibelius and Eliel Saarinen; featuring the Järnefelt Piano Trio and the Cranbrook House Steinway & Sons Concert Grand Piano. Advance registration required.

Holiday Splendor: Trains & Trees  ArtintheElements
Friday, December 1 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrate the magic of the season as you explore Cranbrook House, decorated with one-of-a-kind classic and contemporary trees, trains, and other holiday settings that are sure to inspire. Bring the entire family out and make it a holiday tradition!
Cranbrook House Tour & Tea
Saturday, December 9 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Discover the story of the visionaries that created Cranbrook, and marvel at their magnificent manor home and its first floor collections. Following the tour of Cranbrook House, enjoy an elegant tea in the library with your family and friends. 
Give the Gift of Membership 
Give the gift of a full year of free general admission to Cranbrook House & Gardens, reciprocal admission privileges at 300 gardens, special event discounts, volunteer opportunities, and more! Give the gift of membership to Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary. 
STEM Holiday CIS
Tuesday, December 26 - Saturday, December 30 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) over holiday break. Visitors can practice their programming and navigating skills, unravel the mysteries of light and color, unwind the forces behind fidget spinners, learn how a telescope works, and much more! 
Chocolate: The Exhibition 
Through Sunday, January 7, 2018

Chocolate: The Exhibition, presented by Flagstar Bank, travels through time to explore chocolate's rainforest origins, its use by ancient cultures including the Maya of Central America, and its transformation by the Europeans into the sweet treat that is loved today.

Chocolate and its national tour were developed by The Field Museum, Chicago and were supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation.
Visit exploreLAB 
Saturdays: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Sundays: 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm

exploreLAB opened its premiere experience, Dinosaurs and Fossils, last month. Visitors will dig their way into the prehistoric world, discovering dinosaurs and fossils like a paleontologist, and learning what it takes to unearth and preserve these treasures. 

Young Scientists
Select Tuesdays
Explore popular scientific disciplines in an environment designed especially for young children. Kids and caregivers work together with a museum educator to ask big questions and make new discoveries through hands-on activities and memorable experiences.  

Give the Gift of Membership 
A gift membership to Cranbrook Institute Science is a great way to open the door to discovery and share the world of science with your family and friends for an entire year.

Specials This Month at Science Shop
Friday, December 1 - Friday, December 8
20% off sales event for members. Excludes consignment and clearance merchandise (this offer includes 10% member discount).

Tuesday, December 26 - Saturday, December 30
During STEM Holiday enjoy 10% off all Chocolate-related merchandise.
Open House Schools
Sunday, January 21, 2018 | 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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HUB Reading Intervention Volunteer Program
Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 10:00 am Volunteer Training | 10:30 am Session Begins

Horizons-Upward Bound (HUB) is seeking volunteers from the community to explore reading with our students during our SISTER (Strongly Impacting Sisters Through Exciting Reading) program. The SISTER program will allow students to practice their oral reading fluency. 

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