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Drawing the Line: Family Day at Cranbrook Art Museum  CAM
Saturday, January 20, 2018 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bring the family for youth tours and art-making activities inspired by our current exhibitions. Design graphics and symbols like Ryan McGinness; create gestural paintings in the style of Jean-Michel Basquiat, and add your mark to our collective Keith Haring mural.

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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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Taliesin West (Frank Lloyd Wright, 1937, Scottsdale AZ), Richard Raseman, photographer. Courtesy of Cranbrook Archives.
History of American Architecture Lecture Series  CCCR
Mondays, January 29 - March 5, 2018 | 6:30 pm
Using Cranbrook and Detroit as a microcosm of larger developments in American architecture, Center Collections Fellow Kevin Adkisson will introduce ways of seeing and understanding the built environment during this six-week lecture series.

Winter Greenhouse Sale  ArtintheElements
Friday, February 9 & Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Escape the cold and add some green to your home or office during the Winter Greenhouse Sale. Master Gardener volunteers will be available to answer plant questions while you explore the demonstration gardens and selection of plants available for purchase. 
Ancient Rome: Age of the Caesars CIS
CIS Members Sneak Peak: Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 3 - Tuesday, July 3, 2018 | Open during normal Institute hours

Travel through time to the height of the Roman Empire as Julius Caesar, mighty Centurions and fearsome Gladiators come to life in Ancient Rome. This interactive exhibit features larger-than-life machines, spectacular art, real artifacts, and life-altering technology.    
Chocolate: The Exhibition 
Closes Sunday, January 7, 2018

It's your last chance for a sweet experience at Chocolate: The Exhibition, presented by Flagstar Bank. Explore the science, history and ecology behind this delicious treat. For the final week, enjoy reduced ticket prices. 

Chocolate and its national tour were developed by The Field Museum, Chicago and were supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation.
Young Scientists
Tuesdays, January 9-30, 2018
Register by Monday, January 8, 2018
Interested in riding a hovercraft and watching air move objects? Then register your child for this session! Come play with physics and make things move with science on-the-go. Construct cars and boats, build on your knowledge of forces, watch a small (and safe) explosion, and more.  

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's premiere experience, Dinosaurs and Fossils, is now open. Get your hands dirty immersing yourself into the prehistoric world, learning about these impressive creatures, using tools like real paleontologists, and taking home fossils of your own!

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, January 13, 2018 | 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. 

Summer Camps are now Open for Registration
Explore the wide variety of camps offered, from traditional camps to specialty camps in art, jazz, theatre, writing, robotics, and STEM. Our new STEM Day Camp is one of a handful of camps in the nation offering STEM camp modules developed by the Edgerton Center at MIT.

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