On Mentorship: Cranbrook Academy of Art Craft Symposium
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Join us for a free symposium - moderated by Glenn Adamson, the premier critical voice in craft - featuring alumni who have become successful professionals in the fields of craft, art, design, and education.
Academy of Art Lectures
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The lecture series at Cranbrook Academy of Art is a critical and idiosyncratic look into the conversations and inquiry that drives the 11 departments in Art, Architecture and Design.
Photo Credit
Photography by P.D. Rearick, CAA '10.
Opening Reception, Ian McDonald: In No Particular Order
Saturday, February 2, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Join us for a reception to meet Ian McDonald, Artist-in-Residence and Head of the Ceramics department of Cranbrook Academy of Art, and toast the opening of his new exhibition at the Art Museum.
Happy Hour: Valentine Prints
Friday, February 8, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Print custom valentines in the Art Lab using silk screen stencils and relief print techniques, enjoy extended hours in the galleries, plus a cash bar and light snacks.
Family Day: Hearts for Art!
Saturday, February 9, 2019
11:00am - 2:00pm

Drop in to explore studio offerings through hands-on artmaking in our interactive learning space; teaching artists will provide instruction and materials.
Photo Credit
Work from In No Particular Order: New Work by Ian McDonald. Photography by Tim Thayer Robert Hensleigh.
History of Architecture Lecture Series: Building Types
Mondays, February 11, 2019 - March 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:45pm

Join the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Collections Fellow Kevin Adkisson in this six-week lecture series on the history of building types.
Kindred Neighbors: An Inhabitation of Cranbrook House
Opening Reception
Saturday, February 2, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Exhibition Hours
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm

This free exhibition will feature new work from Cranbrook Academy of Art students and Artists-in-Residence in the departments of Ceramics, Fiber, and Metalsmithing.
Photo Credit
Work from Cranbrook Academy of Art Metalsmithing students and alumni featured in A Line of Beauty: Cranbrook House Inhabitation, January 2018. Photography by Eric Perry.
Winter Greenhouse Sale
Friday, February 8, 2019 & Saturday, February 9, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm

Enjoy a brief escape from winter while shopping for houseplants such as succulents, bromeliads, and begonias that are sure to brighten up your home or office!
Steinway Piano Recital: Amanda Pabyan and Julia Siciliano
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Join us for a recital featuring renowned Metropolitan Opera soprano, Dr. Amanda Pabyan, and award-winning pianist, Julia Siciliano, performing on the Cranbrook House 1929 Steinway Piano.
Steinway Piano Recital: Simone Lamsma and Julia Siciliano
Sunday, March 17, 2019

Experience a selection of Brahms and Ravel performed by violinist, Simone Lamsma, with pianist, Julia Siciliano in the Cranbrook House Library.
Doom of the Dinosaurs Members-Only Preview
Thursday, February 7, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Institute members are invited to an exclusive sneak peak of its new exhibit and hear from a fossil-hunter and paleontologist. RSVP at sciencemembership@cranbrook.edu or call 248.645.3245
Doom of the Dinosaurs: Are We Next?
Friday, February 8, 2019 - Sunday, September 1, 2019
Open during regular Institute hours

Walk through eras of mass extinctions that altered our planet and roam the Earth to prehistoric times when the exhibit opens. 
Free First Friday
Friday, February 1, 2019
5:00pm - 10:00pm

Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, the Institute of Science is free after 5:00pm the first Friday of each month.
Summer Camp Registration Now Open
Register with code CEC19 before Monday, April 1, 2019 to save up to $100 on full and half sessions; restrictions apply.
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