What's New at #CranbrookEdu - July 2018
This July, join us at Cranbrook Art Museum for a conversation with Cranbrook Academy of Art alumnus Stephen Frykholm, tour Saarinen House and Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House with the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, learn about some of the gardens at Cranbrook House & Gardens during a special walking tour with lunch, discover the new Da Vinci exhibition at Cranbrook Institute of Science, and register for summer camps at Cranbrook Schools.

Keep reading below to learn more about these events and many others!

Photo Credits (from left to right)
Cranbrook Art Museum. Photography by James Haefner.
Saarinen House. Photography by James Haefner.
Cranbrook House. Photography by James Haefner.
Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Provided by Cranbrook Institute of Science.
Cranbrook Schools (Kingswood Upper School). Photography by James Haefner.
Stephen Frykholm in Conversation
Saturday, July 14, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a conversation with Cranbrook Academy of Art alumni Stephen Frykholm, Herman Miller's first in-house graphic designer.

Listen, Look, Learn: Storytime at CAM
Saturday, July 14, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join museum educators for storytime and self-guided observation activities in our current exhibitions!

The Filth and The Fury
Saturday, July 21, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm

A passionate social history of The Sex Pistols; a band of working-class musicians who defined the punk movement.

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986
Through Sunday, October 7, 2018
Open during normal Museum hours

Explore the unique visual language of the punk movement of the 1970s and 1980s through the lens of graphic design.

Shepard Fairey: Salad Days, 1989-1999
Through Sunday, October 7, 2018
Open during normal Museum hours

Discover the first decade of Fairey's artistic practice and its roots in the graphic language and philosophies of the punk scene.

Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House Tours
Select Saturdays and Sundays through November 2018, including July 21 & 22

Tours offer a unique view of Smith House, its landscape, and the story of a couple whose vision allowed them to achieve their dream.

Saarinen House Tours
Through November 25, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays at 2:00pm
Sundays at 1:00pm & 3:00pm

Tour Eliel Saarinen's Art Deco masterwork and the exhibition, Saarinen House: Presidents/Residents, 1946-1994.

Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House and Saarinen House photography by PD Rearick.
Digging Deeper: An Inside Look at Cranbrook Gardens
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm

Learn about the gardens firsthand from the volunteers who plant them and enjoy lunch in the manor, followed by a lecture on the history of Cranbrook Gardens.

Yoga in the Gardens
Saturdays through August 25, 2018
9:00am - 10:00am

Connect with nature and yourself in this outdoor yoga program at Cranbrook Gardens!

Cranbrook & Friends Garden Walk
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm & 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Explore four private gardens, enjoy a gardening demonstration by an award winning florist, and shop for gardening items.

Free Admission to Cranbrook Gardens
Daily through Wednesday, October 31, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm

Gardens admission is free, courtesy of PNC Bank, All Seasons Independent Living, fleurdetroit, and Roberts Restaurant Group.

Cranbrook House Tours
Tours are offered through Sunday, October 28, 2018
See website for complete schedule

Discover Cranbrook House, an Arts and Crafts-style masterpiece designed by Albert Kahn for Cranbrook's founders.

Now Open Mondays
Through August 27, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

School's out for the summer, which means we're now open Mondays, too! See you this summer!

Da Vinci Machines & Robotics
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - Sunday, January 13, 2019
Open during normal Institute hours

Explore the Italian Renaissance through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci in Da Vinci Machines & Robotics, presented by PNC Bank.

A Summer Evening with da Vinci  
Thursday, August 2, 2018
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a 'A Summer Evening with da Vinci' at our exclusive members-only event. Check our Facebook/website for updates.

Summer Camps (Grades K-8)
Enrolling Now | See website for schedule

Spend the night at the museum, explore Detroit on field trips, tackle new experiments, and much more. Registration is now open!

Free First Friday
Friday, August 3, 2018
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 Camps (Grade K-9)
Now enrolling | See website for schedule

Learn about our traditional, multi-activity day camps as well as our specialty camps in Art, Athletics, Theatre, Robotics, Music, and Writing.

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