What's New at #CranbrookEdu - September 2018
This September, join Cranbrook Art Museum for the opening of their new ART LAB, explore the Archives' new space with the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, experience an outdoor floral exhibition at Cranbrook House & Gardens, discover the Italian Renaissance at the Da Vinci exhibition at Cranbrook Institute of Science, mark your calendar for the Open House at Cranbrook Schools, and enter to win a 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL.

Keep reading below to learn more about these events and many others!
Enter to Win a
 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL!
Raffle Dates
Through Monday, October 1, 2018
(While tickets last)

Raffle Drawing
Monday, October 1, 2018

Imagine cruising around campus in a 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL, knowing that your ride helped support our National Historic Landmark campus.

ART LAB Grand Opening
Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for the opening of ART LAB - Cranbrook Art Museum’s new creative space for adults, families, and children! 

Punk Graphics Panel
Saturday, September 22, 2018

A panel discussion with the creators of Detroit and Michigan-based fanzines “White Noise” and “Touch and Go.” 

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.

Happy Hour: Buttons & Brews
Friday, October 5, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Have a drink and create a custom punk-inspired button in the CAM ART LAB.

Open Archives
Sunday, September 16, 2018
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of behind-the-scenes tours of the new Archives Reading Room, mini lectures, and a chance to view our collections up-close and personal.

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 Tours
Select Saturdays and Sundays through November 2018, including September 15, 22 & 23

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

Art in the Elements
Opening Reception
Friday, September 7, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm

General Admission
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Sunday, September 9, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm

Discover large floral creations on The Mountain at Cranbrook Gardens, attend educational workshops, and meet some of the artists.

Yoga in the Gardens
Saturday, September 1, 2018
9:00am - 10:00am

Join us for our last yoga class of the summer - everyone receives the membership rate!

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.

Michigan Opera Theatre at Cranbrook
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Celebrate 100 years of Leonard Bernstein and Michigan Opera Theatre’s upcoming season of literary masterworks turned opera.

Da Vinci Machines & Robotics
Through Sunday, January 13, 2019
Open during normal Institute hours

Da Vinci, presented by PNC Bank, gives visitors a first-hand look at how the Italian Renaissance revolutionized the world.

Schedule Alert: The Institute will be closed to the public September 3-17, 2018, reopening September 18, 2018.
Michigan Mineralogical Society
Monday, September 10, 2018
7:30pm (Doors open at 7:00pm)

Institute members are invited to explore rare minerals and fossils, with an in-depth look into the uses of Silicate minerals. 

See website for schedule

Get a glimpse at the night sky in our state-of-the-art observatory, an experience unparalleled anywhere in the Midwest. 

Halloween Science
Saturday, October 27, 2018
2:30pm - 5:00pm & 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Sunday, October 28, 2018
11:30am - 2:00pm

It’s back! Join us for a Spooktacular experience investigating the spooky behind science with hands-on activities and more. 

Open House
Sunday, October 14, 2018
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Meet some of our world-class teachers, get an up-close look at our facilities, and speak with members of our admissions team.

Cranbrook Envisions a Cure Walk/Run
Sunday, September 23, 2018
12:00pm Registration | 12:45pm Welcome Remarks

Join the Cranbrook Envisions a Cure Student Club and Cross Country Team for a walk/run to help fund cancer research and support groups.

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